Exodus’ by Bob Marley & The Wailers is their ninth studio album released on June 3, 1977 by Island.
Track Listing : 1.Natural Mystic (Bob Marley) – 03:31 . 2.So Much Things To Say (Bob Marley) – 03:08 . 3.Guiltiness (Bob Marley) – 03:20 . 4.The Heathen (Bob Marley) – 02:32 . 5.Exodus (Bob Marley) – 07:38 . 6.Jamming (Bob Marley) – 03:32 . 7.Waiting In Vain (Bob Marley) – 04:15 . 8.Turn Your Lights Down Low (Bob Marley) – 03:40 . 9.Three Little Birds (Bob Marley) – 03:01 . 10.One Love/People Get Ready(Bob Marley, Curtis Mayfield) – 02:50
Musicians : Bob Marley – Lead Vocal, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion . Aston “Family Man” Barrett – Fender Bass, Guitar, Percussion . Carlton Barrett – Drums, Percussion . Tyrone Downie – Keyboards, Percussion, Backing Vocals . Alvin “Seeco” Patterson – Percussion . Julian (Junior) Marvin – Lead Guitar . Rita Marley – [I Threes] Backing Vocals . Marcia Griffiths – [I Threes] Backing Vocals . Judy Mowatt – [I Threes] Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Bob Marley & The Wailers . Karl Pitterson – Engineer . Robert Honablue – Engineer . Guy Bidmead – Assistant Engineer . Terry Barham – Assistant Engineer . Aston “Familyman” Barrett – Mixing . Chris Blackwell – Mixing . Karl Pitterson – Mixing
Package : Adrian Boot – Photography . Neville Garrick – Photography . Neville Garrick – Cover Design
Recorded January–April 1977 At Harry J. Studio, Kingston, Jamaica, 1976 And Island Studios, London.
Released On June 3, 1977 By Island.
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