‘Survival’ by Bob Marley & The Wailers is a roots reggae album released on October 2, 1979 by Island/Tuff Gong.
Track Listing : 1.So Much Trouble In The World (Bob Marley) – 04:00 . 2.Zimbabwe (Bob Marley) – 03:51 . 3.Top Rankin’ (Bob Marley) – 03:10 . 4.Babylon System (Bob Marley) – 04:21 . 5.Survival (Bob Marley) – 03:53 . 6.Africa Unite (Bob Marley) – 02:54 . 7.One Drop (Bob Marley) – 03:51 . 8.Ride Natty Ride (Bob Marley) – 03:50 . 9.Ambush In The Night (Bob Marley) – 03:12 . 10.Wake Up And Live (Bob Marley, Anthony Davis) – 04:58
Musicians : Bob Marley – Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion . Aston “Family Man” Barrett – Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Percussion . Carlton Barrett – Drums, Percussion . Tyrone “Organ D” Downie – Keyboards, Percussion, Backing Vocal . Alvin “Seeco” Patterson – Percussion . Junior Marvin – Lead Guitar, Backing Vocal . Earl “Wire” Lindo – Keyboards . Al Anderson – Lead Guitar . Rita Marley – Backing Vocals . Marcia Griffiths – Backing Vocals . Judy Mowatt – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Bob Marley & The Wailers, Alex Sadkin . Alex Sadkin – Engineer, Mixing . Errol Brown – Assistant Engineer . Dennis Thompson – Assistant Engineer . Philip Ziadie – Assistant Engineer
Package : Neville Garrick – Cover Design, Design
Recorded January – February 1979 At Tuff Gong Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica.
Released On October 2, 1979 By Island/Tuff Gong.
Containing what is considered Marley’s most defiant and politically charged statement to date, Survival concerns itself with the expressed solidarity of not only Africa, but of humanity at large. […]
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Lyrically and musically, Marley still tries to maintain that his message is a still a universal one, making for a much more reliable recording than the disc’s concept may suggest. All of this may admittedly only be apparent to ravenous fans, while casual listeners will probably find the usual laid back sound common to the spirit of the man. […]