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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Classic Judy Mowatt Footage

By Robert Fox

Wow--check out this casually brilliant performance by Judy Mowatt, back in the day. One of Jamaica's greatest vocalists as well as a critical element in Bob Marley's vocal backing group the I-Threes, she is known for her perfect voice and huge stage presence. This is one of my favorite tunes of hers, and the video setting is illustrative of the community and working class roots of reggae. Word:

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