LINVAL THOMPSON - I LOVE MARIJUANA

LINVAL THOMPSON

I LOVE MARIJUANA

1LP

The Jamaican reggae and dub musician Linval Thompson's career began around the age of 20. He collaborated with many of the greats of Jamaican music recording. I Love Marijuana was his first self-produced LP in 1978 and featuring some of his well-known tracks, like the title song, the funky "Dread are the Controller" and "Just Another Girl." One of the nation's best bands, The Revolutionaries, is backing him up.

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  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • First self-produced album by Linval Thompson
  • Featuring backings by The Revolutionaries
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on light green coloured vinyl
Catalog # : MOVLP2346 Format : 1 LP, 180 gram Releasedate : April 22 2022
Barcode : 8719262023277 Sleeve : 3mm Original Release : 1978 

Side A

1. I Love Marijuana
2. Dread Are The Controller
3. The Children Of The Ghetto
4. Don't Push Your Brother
5. Begging For Apology

Side B

1. Not Follow Fashion
2. Roots Lady
3. Big Big Girl
4. Just Another Girl
5. Starlight
6. Jamaican Colley

The Jamaican reggae and dub musician Linval Thompson's career began around the age of 20. He has been a pioneer within the reggae genre and collaborated with many great Jamaican musicians. I Love Marijuana was his first self-produced LP in 1978 and followed the success of the same-titled single. Other successful tracks include the funky “Dread Are The Controller” and “Just Another Girl”. For the recordings, Linval is backed up by one of the nation's best bands The Revolutionaries, which included Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare and Errol Smith. After the release of I Love Marijuana, Linval moved on to become a prominent record producer and worked with greats like Lee Perry, Bunny Lee, The Wailing Souls and Eek-A-Mouse amongst many others.

I Love Marijuana is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on light green coloured vinyl.

 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • First self-produced album by Linval Thompson
  • Featuring backings by The Revolutionaries
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on light green coloured vinyl