JJ's Down Jamaica Way

JJ's Down Jamaica Way
Reggae Reviews


Wednesday, November 30, 2011


Prince Far I released 4 LP's on Trojan Records

Free From Sin (1979) TRLS 175

Side One.
  1. Free From Sin
  2. When Jah Ready You Got To Move
  3. Call On I In Trouble
  4. Don't Deal With Folly
Side Two.
  1. Light Of Fire
  2. Reggae Music
  3. Go Home On The Morning Train
  4. Siren
  5. I & I Are The Chosen One
Go Home On The Morning Train is on the same riddim as Rod Taylor's "Run Run" Cry Tuff 7" single.

Jamaican Heroes (1980) TRLS 190

Side One.
  1. Deck Of Life
  2. The Vision
  3. Natty Champion
  4. Read A Chapter
  5. Golden Throne   
Side Two.
  1. Jamaican Heroes
  2. Prison Discipline
  3. Musical History
  4. Jah Will Provide
Prince Far I & The Arabs "Cry Tuff Dub Encounter Chapter 3" (Daddy Kool/Pressure Sounds) seems on the most part to be the dub companion to the "Jamaican Heroes" LP.

Deck Of Life = Homeward Bound
The Vision = The Conquest
Golden Throne = Plant Up

Jamaican Heroes = Final Chapter
Prison Discipline = Shake The Nation
Jah Will Provide = Mansion Of Invention

Voice Of Thunder (1981) CD TRL 204

CD tracklist.
  1. Ten Commandments
  2. Tribute To Bob Marley
  3. Hold The Fort
  4. Everytime I Hear The Word
  5. Head Of The Buccaneer
  6. Shall Not Dwell In Wickedness
  7. Give I Strength
  8. Kingdom Of God
  9. Coming In From The Rock
  10. Skinhead

Musical History (1983) TRLS 214

Side One.
  1. Everytime I Talk About Jah
  2. Prince Far I Come Again
  3. Tell Them About Jah Love
  4. More We Are Together
  5. At The Cross
Side Two.
  1. Working For My Saviour
  2. I Don't Know Why I Love Jah So
  3. What You Gonna Do On Judgement Day
  4. Take Heed Frontline

Prince Far I was murdered during a robbery at his home in Kingston, Jamaica on the 15th September 1983.
No one has ever been charged with his murder.
All 4 Prince Far I LP's were reissued by Trojan Records on a double CD titled "Prince Far I - Heavy Manners" in 2003.

CRY TUFF 7" repress...

CT01: Prince Far I - Armageddon/Version
CT06: Prince Far I - I & I A The Chosen One/Version
CT08: Prince Far I & Culture - Message From The King/Version
CT09: Rod Taylor - No One Can Tell I About Jah/Version
CT03: Jah Brown - Freedom Fighter/Version
CT07: Prince Far I - Jah Never Fail I/Version
CT10: Black Skin - Red Blood/Version

2003 Reissues
Peter Broggs - I A Field Marshall/Version
Prince Far I - Psalms Of David/Version
Prince Far I - The Message/Version
Prince Far I feat Bim Sherman - Jah Love/Version
Prince Far I - Tell Me Why/Version
Prince Far I & Congo Ashanti Roy - 83 Struggle/Version

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