Wednesday, October 14, 2009

THE CONGOS - DISCOGRAPHY: (Reggae Vocal Group)

Last updated: June 2017
The Congos are a reggae vocal group from Jamaica, formed by:
Cedric "Congo" Myton
"Ashanti" Roy Johnson
Watty Burnett

THE CONGOS - DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Official Albums:
.1977 - Heart Of The Congos
.1979 - Congo Ashanti
.1979 - Image Of Africa
.1981 - Face The Music
.1997 - Natty Dread Rise Again
.1998 - Revival
.2000 - Live At Maritime Hall - San Francisco
.2005 - Inna De Yard
.2005 - Give Them The Rights
.2006 - Cock Mouth Kill Cock - (Aka: "Feast" 2006)
.2006 - Swinging Bridge
.2006 - Fisherman Style - (The Congos & Friends)
.2010 - Back In The Black Ark
.2011 - We Nah Give Up (Pura Vida & The Congos)
.2012 - Dub Feast
.2012 - Frkwys Vol. 9: Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos - (Includes vocal harmonies by The Congos)


2) Guest Appearances:
[Partial]:
.2011 - Rod Anton & The Ligerians "Angel Ep"
.2012 - Rod Anton & The Ligerians "Leaders Of Tomorrow Ep"
.2012 - Rod Anton & The Ligerians "Reasonin''' - (Album)


3) Compilation/Best Of:
.1983 - Best Of Congos Vol. 1
.2001 - Lion Treasure


4) Cedric "Congo" Myton - Discography: 
.2013 - Cedric Congo Meets Mad Professor - (Ariwa Records)


The Congos - Official Discography:
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1) Official Albums:

.1977 - Heart Of The Congos
(Original Press):
"Heart Of The Congos" - (Black Art Label, 1977), (Congo Ashanty Label, 1978), (Go Feet Label, 1978), (Jah Live Label, 1980), (Vp Label, 1993).
Reissue: "Heart Of The Congos" 1996 - (2 Lp/2 Cd)- (Blood And Fire Label)
Reissue: "Heart Of The Congos"  2003 - (Blue Moon)
Reissue: "Heart Of The Congos (40th Anniversary Edition)"  2017- (VP Records)
Editions:

"Heart Of The Congos" 1977 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Fisherman. 2) Congoman. 3) Open Up The Gate. 4) Children Crying. 5) La La Bam Bam. 6) Can't Come In. 7) Sodom And Gomorrow. 8) The Wrong Thing. 9) Ark Of The Covenant. 10) Solid Foundation.
[Label: Black Art (Lp: 1977), Congo Ashanty (Lp: 1978), Go Feet (Lp: 1978), Jah Live (Lp: 1980), VP (Lp/Cd: 1993), Blue Moon (Cd: 2003), 17 North Parade (2 Lp/Deluxe Edition: 2008),...]

Reissue: "Heart Of The Congos" 1996 - (2 Lp/2 Cd)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Fisherman. 2) Congoman. 3) Open Up The Gate. 4) Children Crying. 5) La La Bam Bam. 6) Can't Come In. 7) Sodom And Gomorrow. 8) The Wrong Thing. 9) Ark Of The Covenant. 10) Solid Foundation. 11) At The Feast. 12) Nicodemus.
Disc 2:
1) Congoman [12" Mix]. 2) Congoman Chant. 3) Bring The Mackaback. 4) Noah Sugar Pan. 5) Solid Foundation [Disco Cork Mix].
[Label: Blood And Fire (2 Lp/2 Cd: 1996)]

Reissue Lp: "Heart Of The Congos (40th Anniversary Edition)" 2017
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Fisherman. 2) Congoman. 3) Open Up The Gate. 4) Children Crying. 5) La La Bam-Bam. 6) Can't Come In. 7) Sodom & Gomorrow. 8) The Wrong Thing.
Disc 2:
1) Ark Of The Covenant. 2) Solid Foundation. 3) Don't Blame It On I. 4) At The Feast. 5) Neckodeemus. 6) Solid Foundation (Disco Cork Mix). 7) Foundation Dub.
Disc 3:
1) Congoman (12" Mix). E2) Congoman Chant. 3) Bring The Mackaback. 4) Fisherman Dub. 5) Noah Sugar Pan.
[Label: VP Music (3 Lp: 2017)]

Reissue Cd: "Heart Of The Congos (40th Anniversary Edition)" 2017
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Fisherman. 2) Congoman. 3) Open Up The Gate. 4) Children Crying. 5) La La Bam Bam. 6) Can't Come In. 7) Sodom And Gomorrow. 8) The Wrong Thing. 9) Ark Of The Covenant. 10) Solid Foundation.
Disc 2:
1) 1 Don’t Blame it On I. 2) At the Feast. 3) Neckodeemus. 4)  Solid Foundation (Disco Cork Mix). 5) Foundation Dub. 6) Congoman (12Inch Mix). 7) Congoman Chant. 8) Bring the Mackaback. 9) Fisherman Dub. 10) Noah Sugar Pan.
Disc 3:
1) Fisherman (Original Mix). 2) Congoman (Original Mix). 3) Open Up The Gate (Original Mix). 4) Children Crying (Original Mix). 5) La La Bam-Bam (Original Mix). 6) Can’t Come In (Original Mix). 7) Sodom and Gomorrow (Original Mix). 8) The Wrong Thing (Original Mix). 9) Ark of the Covenant (Original Mix). 10) Solid Foundation (Original Mix).
[Label: VP Music (3 Cd: 2017)(Digital Release: 2017)]
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.1979 - Congo Ashanti
(Original Press):
Lp: "Congo Ashanti" 1979 - (Congo Ashanty Label)
Lp: "Congo Ashanti" 1979 - (Cbs Label)
Reissue: "Congo Ashanti" 1994 - (VP Label)
Reissue: "Congo Ashanti" 2003 with Bonus Tracks - (Congos Prod. Label)
Editions:

"Congo Ashanti" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Days Chasing Days. 2) Jackpot. 3) Hail The World Of Jah. 4) Education Of Brainwashing. 5) Youth Man. 6) Yoyo. 7) Nana. 8) Thief Is In The Vineyard.
[Labels: Congo Ashanty (Lp: 1979), Cbs (Lp: 1979), VP (Lp/Cd: 1994)]

Reissue: "Congo Ashanti" 2003
Tracks:
1) Days Chasing Days. 2) Jackpot. 3) Hail The World Of Jah. 4) Education Of Brainwashing. 5) Youth Man. 6) Yoyo. 7) Nana. 8) Thief Is In The Vineyard. 9) Music Maker. 10) Music Dub. 11) Feast Of The Passover. 12) Feast Dub.
[Label: Congos Prod. (Lp+12"Mix)(Cd: 2003)]
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.1979 - Image Of Africa
(Original Press):
"Image Of Africa" 1979 - (Congo Ashanty Label, 1979), (Cbs Label, 1980) and (Epic Label, 1980):
Reissue: "Image Of Africa" 1994 - (VP Label),
"Image Of Africa" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Only Jah Know. 2) Mister Biggs. 3) Food For The Rainy Day. 4) Sweetest Name. 5) He Is The King. 6) Music Maker. 7) Musical Iration. 8) Stay Alive. 9) Stay Alive Dub.
[Labels: Congo Ashanty (Lp: 1979), Cbs (Lp: 1980), Epic (Lp: 1980), VP (Lp/Cd: 1994)]
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.1981 - Face The Music
(Original Press):
Lp: "Face The Music" 1911 - (Go Feet Records Label, 1981), (Ariola Label, 1981) and (Disc'AZ Label, 1981).
Reissue: "Face The Music" 1995 - (VP Label)
"Face The Music" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Woman In The Dark. 2) Love and Understanding. 3) Scoffers & Scorners. 4) Sinking Ship. 5) Can't Take It Away. 6) Bank Of The River. 7) Where He Leads Me. 8) Face The Music. 9) Dance All Night. 10) Problems.
[Labels: Go Feet Records (Lp: 1981), Ariola (Lp: 1981), Disc'AZ (Lp: 1981), VP (Lp/Cd: 1995)]
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.1997 - Natty Dread Rise Again
(Original Press):
"Natty Dread Rise Again" 1997 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Rock Of Gibraltar. 2) Step Aside. 3) Music Is The Key. 4) Seeking A Favor. 5) Judgement Day. 6) Natty Dread Rise Again. 7) Vibration. 8) This Could Not Be Happening. 9) Love Is The Answer. 10) Apartheid. 11) Sent To Babylon.
[Label: Ras (Lp/Cd: 1997)]
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.1998 - Revival
(Original Press):
"Revival" 1998 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Enemy & Spy. 2) Bad Intention. 3) Arron & Moses. 4) Take One Step. 5) Prophets Are Dying. 6) What You Gonna Do. 7) Institution. 8) Reggae Revival. 9) Evil Woman. 10) Lonely Without You. 11) Arron & Moses [Dub]. 12) Enemy & Spy [Dub].
[Label: VP (Lp/Cd: 1998)]
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.2000 - Live At Maritime Hall - San Francisco
(Original Press):
"Live At Maritime Hall - San Francisco" 2000 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Let God Be Praised, The Lion Of Judah. 2) Moses And Aaron. 3) Open The Gate. 4) Children Crying. 5) The Wheel. 6) Judgement Day. 7) YoYo. 8) Theif In The Vineyard. 9) Solid Foundation. 10) At The Feast. 11) Ark of the Covenant. 12) Congoman.
[Label: 2B1 (Cd: 2000)]
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.2005 - Inna De Yard
(Original Press):
"Inna De Yard" 2005 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Romeo And Julliet. 2) Congo Ashanti. 3) Children Crying. 4) Form A Gang. 5) Open Up The Gate Of Zion. 6) Yoyo. 7) Wisdom (Aka Musical Foul). 8) Forever Young. 9) Cock Mouth.
[Label: Makasound (Cd+Dvd: 2005)]
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.2005 - Give Them The Rights
(Original Press):
"Give Them The Rights" 2005 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) It Can't Work. 2) Give Them The Rights. 3) Kingdom Rises. 4) Boycott. 5) Undiluted Soldier. 6) Sleeping Giant. 7) Lion In The Jungle. 8) Mr. Shark. 9) Praise H.I.M. 10) Capture Your Smile. 11) Born Again.
[Label: Young Tree Records (Cd: 2005)]
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.2006 - Cock Mouth Kill Cock - (Aka: "Feast" 2006)
(Original Press):
"Cock Mouth Kill Cock" 2006 - (Explorer Label)
Aka: "Feast" 2006 - (Kingston Sounds Label)
Editions:

"Cock Mouth Kill Cock" 2006 - (Original Version)
Tracks: (Original Version)
1) Cock Mouth. 2) God's Kingdom. 3) Watch And Pray. 4) Grandma Say. 5) River Beng Come Down. 6) Citizen Of The World. 7) Some A Thief. 8) Rasta She Want. 9) Rastafari Is His Name. 10) Heaven Rejoice. 11) Out Of The Clouds. 12) Chasing Dreams. 13) Throw Down Your Armour. 14) Take It To The Max.
[Labels: Explorer (Cd: 2006)]

Aka: "Feast" 2006 - (Original Version)
Lp Tracks:
1) God's Kingdom. 2) King Rastafari Is His Name. 3) Cockmouth. 4) Some A Thief. 5) Watch & Pray. 6) Rasta Congo Man. 7) Fat Cook. 8) Citizen Of The World. 9) Grandma Say. 10) Take It To The Max. 11) Rasta Weh She Want. 12) Heaven Rejoice.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
13) Going To A Party. 14) The River Beng Come Down.
[Label: Kingston Sounds (Lp/Cd: 2006)]
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.2006 - Swinging Bridge
(Original Press):
"Swinging Bridge" 2006 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Revolution. 2) Spiritual Organisation. 3) Lost Sheep. 4) Swinging Bridge. 5) National Heroes. 6) Ten Million Chariots. 7) Concrete Zone. 8) Black Market Babies. 9) Teacher's Teach. 10) Fraud System. 11) La Le Bella. 12) Questions. 13) Beatles Come. 14) Hills and Valley.
[Label: Mediacom (Cd: 2006)]
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.2006 - Fisherman Style - (The Congos & Friends)
(Original Press):
"Fisherman Style - (The Congos & Friends)" 2006 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) The Congos "Fisherman (Edit)". 2) Big Youth "Feed A Nation". 3) Horace Andy "Love Love Love". 4) Max Romeo "Give Praises". 5) Tony Tuff "Master Builder". 6) Prince Jazzbo "Live Good Today". 7) Freddie McGregor "Man Should Know". 8) Dean Frazer "Fisherman's Anthem". 9) U-Roy "Fisherman Style". 10) Sugar Minott "Captain Of The Ship". 11) Dillinger "Row Fast". 12) Mykal Rose "Let Your Love".
Disc 2:
1) Luciano "Going Home". 2) Lutan Fyah "Whitewash Walls". 3) Paul St. Hilaire "Carthage". 4) Country Culture "Make Poverty History". 5) Early One "Jig Jig Jig". 6) MacLaw "Nuh Worry Your Mind". 7) Mr. Raggamonica "Fisherman Melody". 8) Gregory Isaacs "Spot And Beat The Bank". 9) Ricky Chaplin "Behold Jah Live". 10) Lucan I "Nine To Five". 11) Al Pancho "Enjoy Your Blessings". 12) Upsetters "Bring The Mackaback (Dub)".
 [Label: Blood & Fire (2 Cd: 2006)(2 Lp: 2006)]
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.2010 - Back In The Black Ark
(Original Press):
"Back In The Black Ark" 2010 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Chain Gang. 2) Celestial World. 3) Garden Of Life. 4) Charriots. 5) Forever Young. 6) Spider Woman. 7) Old Time Friends. 8) Great Powers. 9) Raining Night In Georgia. 10) Music School. 11) Crying Times. 12) Tip Of My Tongue. 13) Under The Sun. 14) Up On The Roof.
[Label: Mediacom (Digital Release: 2009)(Cd: 2010)]
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.2011 - We Nah Give Up (Pura Vida & The Congos)
(Original Press):
"We Nah Give Up" (Pura Vida & The Congos) 2011 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) We Nah Give Up. 2) Africa. 3) Rolling Stone. 4) Tuffer. 5) The Wicked A Go Fall. 6) Jah Send A Little Angel. 7) Why You Treat Me So Bad. 8) Who's Love.
Disc 2:
1) No Way Out. 2) Bam Bam. 3) Proceed. 4) You Don't Know Me. 5) Rasta Feeling. 6) Melodica Dub. 7) African Dub. 8) Rolling Dub. 9) We Nah Give Dub.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (2 Lp: 2011)(Digital Release: 2011)]
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.2012 - Dub Feast
(Original Press):
"Dub Feast" 2012 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) A Fat Dub. 2) A Party. 3) Gods Kingdom Dub. 4) Carry To The Well Dub. 5) Beng Come Down Dub. 6) Rasta Congo Dub. 7) Some A Dub. 8) Citizen Dub. 9) Watch A Pray Dub. 10) King Rastafari Dub. 11) Take It To Dub. 12) Heaven Dub.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
13) Grandma Say Dub. 14) Start A New Dub. 15) Rasta Weh She Dub.
[Label: Jamaican Recordings: (Lp/Cd: 2012)]
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.2012 - Frkwys Vol. 9: Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos
(Original Press):
"Frkwys Vol. 9: Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos" 2012
Tracks:
 Cd/Lp/Digital Release: "Icon Give Thank"
1) New Binghi. 2) Happy Song. 3) Food Clothing & Shelter. 4) Sunshine. 5) Jungle. 6) Invocation. 7) Thanks & Praise.
Dvd: "Icon Eye".
[Label: FRKWYS (Digital Release: 2012)(Cd+Dvd: 2012)(Lp+Dvd: 2012)

!!!
“GIVE THANK" is not a dub reggae album, it's an album of experimental music with vocal harmonies by The Congos.

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 Cedric "Congo" Myton - Discography: 

.2013 - Cedric Congo Meets Mad Professor
(Original Press):
"Cedric Congo Meets Mad Professor" 2013 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Intro. 2) Jah Lightning. 3) Dub Lightning. 4) Live Your Culture. 5) Culture Dub. 6) Don't Touch. 7) Don't Touch Dub. 8) It's You. 9) It's Dub. 10) Time To Work It Out. 11) Time To Dub. 12) Physical Attraction. 13) Dub Attraction. 14) Outro.
[Label: Ariwa Records (Cd: 2013)(Digital Release: 2013)]

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