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Saturday, May 8, 2010

MIKEY DREAD - DISCOGRAPHY: (Reggae Singer)

Last updated: May 2016

MIKEY DREAD - BIOGRAPHY:
Michael George Campbell (born 4 June 1954 in Port Antonio, Jamaica - died 15 March 2008 in Connecticut, United States), better known as Mikey Dread, was a Jamaican singer, producer, and broadcaster.


MIKEY DREAD - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Albums:
.1979 - African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)
.1979 - Evolutionary Rockers - (Aka: "Dread At The Controls" 1979) and [Reissue: "Dread At The Controls (Debut Album "Evolutionary Rockers)" 2005]
.1979 - At The Control Dubwise
.1980 - World War III - (Reissue: "Beyond World War III" 1981)
.1982 - S.W.A.L.K. - (Reissue: "S.W.A.L.K./Rockers Vibration" 1989)
.1982 - Dub Catalogue
.1982 - Jungle Signal
.1983 - Dub Merchant
.1984 - Pave The Way
.1995 - Pave The Way (Parts 1 & 2) - (2 Lp) - (This is a different version of "Pave The Way" 1984 with Unreleased Tracks.
.1989 - Happy Family
.1991 - African Anthem Revisited
.1991 - Profile
.1992 - Obsession
.1995 - Dub Party
.2000 - World Tour
.2002 - Rasta In Control
.2007 - Life Is A Stage


2) Compilation/Best of: 
.1991 - Best Sellers
.1998 - The Prime Of Mickey Dread
.2005 - Best Sellers 2


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Mikey Dread - Official Discography:
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Albums:

.1979 - African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)
(Original Press):
Lp: "African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)" 1979 - (Datc Label, 1979), (Cruise Label. 1979) and (Ras Label, 1989)
Reissue Cd: "African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)" 1996 - (Big Cat Label)
Reissue Cd: "African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)" 2004 - (Auralux Label) with Bonus Tracks
Editions:

"African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Saturday Night Style. 2) Industrial Spy. 3) Headline News. 4) Mikey Dread In Action. 5) Resignation Dub. 6) Technical Selection. 7) Comic Strip. 8) Pre Dawn Dub. 9) Operator's Choice.
[Labels: Datc (Lp: 1979)(Lp/Cd: 2005), Cruise (Lp: 1979), Ras (Lp: 1989), Big Cat (Lp/Cd: 1996)]

Reissue: "African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)" 2004 with Bonus Tracks.
Tracks:
1) Saturday Night Style. 2) Industrial Spy. 3) Headline News. 4) Mikey Dread In Action. 5) Resignation Dub. 6) Technical Selection. 7) Comic Strip. 8) Pre-dawn Dub. 9) Operator's Choice. 10) Ancestral Dub. 11) Raggamuffin Dubstyle. 12) JBC Days & Proper Education Dub. 13) Freelancer Dub. 14) Jumping Master Dub. 15) Peacemaker Dub.
[Label: Auralux (2 Lp: 2004)(Cd: 2004)]
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.1979 - Evolutionary Rockers - (Aka: "Dread At The Controls" 1979) and [Reissue: "Dread At The Controls (Debut Album "Evolutionary Rockers)" 2005]
(Original Press):
"Evolutionary Rockers" 1979 - (Datc Label)
Lp Edition:
Aka: "Dread At The Controls" 1979 - (Trojan Label)
Reissue: "Dread At The Controls (Debut Album "Evolutionary Rockers)" 2005 - (Datc Label) with Bonus Tracks
Editions::

"Evolutionary Rockers" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dread Combination. 2) Walk Rastafari Way. 3) Everybody Needs A Proper Education. 4) The King In The Ring. 5) Step By Step. 6) Love The Dread. 7) The Voice Of Jah. 8) Barber Saloon.
[Label: Datc (Lp: 1979)]

Aka: "Dread At The Controls" 1979 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
1) Everybody Needs A Proper Education. 2) Dread Combination. 3) Love The Dread. 4) Voice Of Jah. 5) Step By Step. 6) Walk Rastafari Way. 7) King In The Ring. 8) Barbers Saloon.
[Label: Trojan (Lp: 1979)]

Reissue: "Dread At The Controls (Debut Album "Evolutionary Rockers)" 2005 + Bonus
Tracks:
1) Dread Combination. 2) Walk Ras Tafari Way. 3) Proper Education. 4) King In The Ring. 5) Step By Step. 6) Love The Dread. 7) The Voice Of Jah. 8) Barber Saloon. 9) African Map. 10) School Girl. 11) East Portland Dub. 12) Bull Bay Dubwize. 13) Datc Tribute To King Tubby. 14) Voice Of Dub. 15) Internal Energy Dubmix. 16) Rastadub. 17) School Girl Dub.
[Label: Datc (Cd: 2005)]
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.1979 - At The Control Dubwise
(Original Press):
Lp: "At The Control Dubwise" 1979 - (Datc Label)
Reissue Cd: "At The Control Dubwise" 2007 - (Datc Label)
"At The Control Dubwise" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Go Go Girls. 2) Headline News. 3) Fast Forward Dub. 4) Props Man Style. 5) Comic Strip. 6) International Field Marshall. 7) Fisherman's Forecast. 8) Assistant Director. 9) Kasha Herb Rock. 10) Master Mantrol. 11) Floor Manager's Theme.
[Label: Datc (Lp: 1979)(Cd: 2007)]
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.1980 - World War III - (Reissue: "Beyond World War III" 1981)
(Original Press):
Lp: "World War III" 1980 - (Datc Label) and (Underdog Records Label)
Reissue Cd: "World War III" 2002 - (Datc Label) with Bonus Tracks.
Reissue "Beyond World War III" 1981 - (Heartbeat Label, 1981) and (Big Cat Label, 1997)
Editions:

"World War III" 1980 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) The Jumping Master. 2) Break Down The Walls. 3) Jah Jah Love [In The Morning]. 4) Israel [12 Tribe] Stylle [Extended Play]. 5) Money Dread. 6) Mental Slavery. 7) Skin Head Skank. 8) Losers, Weepers, Finders Keepers. 9) World War III [Extended Play].
Cd Bonus Tracks:
10) Warrior Stylee. 11) Datc Masterpiece. 12) Break Down The Dub. 13) Seekers Dub. 14) Jamaican Dub. 15) Flat Fee Dub.
[Labels: Datc (Lp: 1980)(Lp: 1982)(Cd: 2002), Underdog Records (Lp: 1980)]

Reissue: "Beyond World War III" 1981 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
1) Break Down The Walls. 2) Jah Jah Love [In The Morning]. 3 )The Jumping Master. 4) Israel (12 Tribe) - Stylee [Extended Play]. 5) Warrior Stylee [Extended Stereo Style]. 6) Money Dread. 7) Rockers Delight [Extended Play]. 8) Mental Slavery [Extended Play]. 9) World War III.
[Labels: Heartbeat (Lp: 1981)(Cd: 1991), Big Cat (Lp/Cd: 1996)]
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.1982 - S.W.A.L.K. - (Reissue: "S.W.A.L.K./Rockers Vibration" 1989)
(Original Press):
Lp: "S.W.A.L.K." 1982 - (Datc Label, 1982), (Virgin Label, 1982) and (Heartbeat Label, 1982)
Reissue Cd: "S.W.A.L.K." 2003 - (Datc Label) with Bonus Tracks
Reissue: "S.W.A.L.K./Rockers Vibration" 1989 - (Heartbeat Label) - (Same Album with Bonus Tracks + Guest)
Editions:

"S.W.A.L.K." 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Rocky Road. 2) Swalk. 3) Positive Reality. 4) Heavy Weight Sound. 5) Problems. 6) Zodiac Signs. 7) Armagiddeon Style. 8) In Memory [Jacob, Marcus & Marley].
Cd Bonus Tracks:
9) Sweet Sixteen. 10) Come Along. 11) Strictly Rockers. 12) Heavy Weight Dub. 13) Star Sign Dub.
[Labels: Datc (Lp: 1982)(Cd: 2003), Virgin (Lp: 1982), Heartbeat (Lp: 1982)]

Reissue: "S.W.A.L.K./Rockers Vibration" 1989 - (Same Album with Bonus Tracks + Guest)
Tracks:
1) Mikey Dread "Rocky Road". 2) Mikey Dread "S.W.A.L.K.". 3) Mikey Dread "Positive Reality". 4) Mikey Dread "Heavy-Weight Sound". 5) Mikey Dread "Problems". 6) Mikey Dread "Zodiac Signs". 7) Mikey Dread "Armagiddeon Style". 8) Mikey Dread "In Memory [Jacob, Marcus & Marley]". 9) The Ovationz "Shy Girl". 10) Michael Israel "Real Long Time". 11) The Ovationz "Forever Love". 12) Mikey Dread "Hot Cross Bun". 13) Hopeton Lindo "Black History". 14) Rod Taylor "His Imperial Majesty". 15) Sugar Minott "In This Time". 16) Sunshine "Taking The World". 17) Earl Sixteen "Mr. Deejay". 18) D.A.T.C. Stable "Blacka-Dub".
[Label: Heartbeat (Cd: 1989)]
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.1982 - Dub Catalogue Volume 1
(Original Press):
"Dub Catalogue Volume 1" 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Demo Dub. 2) Raving Style. 3) Dub Addict. 4) Stereo Dub. 5) Brain Wave. 6) Front Room Dub. 7) Two Track Dub. 8) Control Tower Dub. 9) Reflexion Dub. 10) Dreadlocks Dub. 11) Queens Dub.
[Label: Datc (Lp: 1982)]
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.1982 - Jungle Signal
(Original Press):
"Jungle Signal" 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Signal One. 2) Jungle Signal. 3) Signal Three & Dub. 4) Rainbow Jungle. 5) Star Chaser & Jungle Gym. 6) Jungle Juice. 7) Dub Jungle. 8) Theme Signal [Jungle Theme].
[Label: Datc (Lp: 1982)]
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.1983 - Dub Merchant
(Original Press):
"Dub Merchant" 1983 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Green Mango. 2) Roast Fish. 3) Funky Stuff. 4) Hot Pepper. 5) Stag Lack No. 6) Concrete Rock. 7) Reggae Masterpiece. 8) Autumn Mood. 9) Walk On The Wildside. 10) Musical Rocket. 11) Jumbo Skank. 12) Slow Piece.
[Label: Datc (Lp: 1983)]
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.1984 - Pave The Way
(Original Press):
"Pave The Way" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Pave The Way. 2) Reggae-Hit Shot. 3) Roots And Culture. 4) Sunday School. 5) Knock Knock. 6) [Open The Gate] Come In. 7) Freedom Is Coming. 8) [Dance] Face To Face. 9) Forever And Ever. 10) Everchanging World. 11) Grove Carnival. 12) Quest For Oneness.
Cd Bonus Tracks: [Heartbeat Edition*]
13) Time Waster. 14) Relax - Enjoy Yourself. 15) Have You Got A Minute To Spare. 16) Dizzy [Herb Smoker]. 17) Too Many Rules. 18) Paradise.
[Labels: Datc (Lp: 1984), Heartbeat (Lp: 1984)(Cd: 1989)(Cd: 2000*), Dep International (Lp: 1984)]
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.1995 - Pave The Way (Parts 1 & 2)
[This is a different version of "Pave The Way" 1984 with Unreleased Tracks].
(Original Press):
"Pave The Way (Parts 1 & 2)" 1985 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Quest For Oneness. 2) Nkosisikelel'i I Africa [Dubwise]. 3) Time Waster. 4) Relax/Enjoy Yourself. 5) Kiss Me/Kiss Me [Instrumental]. 6) The Master [Encore]. 7) Dubmaster. 8) Have You Got A Minute To Spare?. 9) Nowadays Youth. 10) Dizzy [Herb Smoker]. 11) Too Many Rulers. 12) Paradise.
Disc 2:
1) Reggae Hit Shot. 2) Roots And Culture [Theme From Rockers Roadshow]. 3) [Dance] Face To Face. 4) Knock Knock. 5) Everchanging World [Feat: Paul Simenon]. 6) Pave The Way. 7) Anti-Apartheid. 8) [Open The Gate] Come In. 9) Freedom Is Coming. 10) Forever And Ever. 11) Grove Carnival.
[Label: Dep International (2 Lp: 1985)]
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.1989 - Happy Family
(Original Press):
Lp Edition:
Cd Edition:
"Happy Family" 1989 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Happy Family. 2) Your Love. 3) Goodbye. 4) African Soldiers. 5) Nelson Mandela. 6) Perfect Woman. 7) Come Back. 8) Ready To Settle Down. 9) The Seagull. 10) I See Jah.
[Labels: Datc (Lp: 1989)(Cd: 2007), Ras (Lp/Cd: 1989)(Cd: 1999*)]

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Reissue "Happy Family" 1999* by Ras records includes 2 full albums: "Happy Family" 1989 and "African Anthem" 1979.
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.1991 - African Anthem Revisited
(Original Press):
"African Anthem Revisited" 1991 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Pleased To Dub You. 2) Break Down The Dub. 3) Fatten Dub For Snakes. 4) Strangers In Dub. 5) Dub File. 6) The Source Of Dub. 7) Sweet Dub. 8) Awake With Dub. 9) Still My #1 Dub. 10) So Much Dub. 11) Need Your Dub. 12) Cruizin Dub.
[Label: Ras (Lp/Cd: 1991)]
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.1991 - Profile
(Original Press):
"Profile" 1991 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Break Down The Walls. 2) Fatten Frogs For Snakes. 3) Pleasure Knowing U & Dub for U [Extended]. 4) Profile. 5) Sugarcain. 6) I Need Your Loving. 7) Cater For Your Loving. 8) Still My Number One. 9) Strangers In Love. 10) Cruzing. 11) Sentiments Of Love. 12) Awake with Jah.
[Label: Ras (Lp/Cd: 1991)]
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.1992 - Obsession
(Original Press):
"Obsession" 1992 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Modern Africa. 2) Obsession. 3) Love Connection. 4) One Night Lover. 5) Muscle Up. 6) Museum Of Love. 7) Love Encore. 8) This Inspiration. 9) So Many Hills To Climb. 10) Global Harmony. 11) Fighting For Truth And Rights. 12) Siddung 'Pon Money. 13) Livin' In The Jungle. 14) Give The Children Education. 15) Tomorrow Will Be Better. 16) African Princess. 17) Line Of King David. 18) Full Moon In The Desert.
[Label: Rykodisc (Cd: 1992)]
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.1995 - Dub Party
(Original Press):
"Dub Party" 1995 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dub Party. 2) Buh Yah Kah. 3) Sound Check. 4) Tourist Dub. 5) Haile Selassie Centenary Dub. 6) Special Request Dub. 7) Joyride. 8) Everyday Dub. 9) Cover Dub. 10) Mother's Day Dub. 11) Ragamuffin Style. 12) Womanizer Dubtract. 13) Commercial Dub. 14) Impulsive Emotions Dub. 15) Cherrypie. 16) Black Supremacy For South Africa.
[Label: Roir (Cd: 1995)]
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.2000 - World Tour
(Original Press):
"World Tour" 2000 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Life Is Strange. 2) Loving You [Feat: Passion]. 3) Weekend. 4) Princess. 5) My Religion. 6) World Tour. 7) Homeless People. 8) As We Enter. 9) Original General [Feat: Earl 16]. 10) I Love My Mother. 11) Behold Jah. 12) Water Molecule. 13) Election Night. 14) I'll Be Yours. 15) Sorry. 16) Chosen Few.
[Label: Datc (Cd: 2000)]
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.2002 - Rasta In Control
(Original Press):
"Rasta In Control" 2002 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Rasta In Control. 2) Inna Foreign. 3) Equal Rights. 4) Like You. 5) Give It A Chance. 6) Reggae Session. 7) Keep Smiling. 8) Prophecy. 9) Debut Performance. 10) How We Used To Live. 11) Great God Of Glory. 12) Rasta Irie Oki. 13) His Imperial Majesty. 14) Sacrifice. 15) Prediction. 16) Hawaii Surfer. 17) Year Of Decision. 18) Groove City.
[Label: Datc (Cd: 2002)]
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.2007 - Life Is A Stage
(Original Press):
"Life Is A Stage" 2007 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Praise Jah Jah. 2) Life Is A Stage. 3) Pound A Weed. 4) Destiny. 5) Backstage Pass. 6) Barcoding. 7) Teenage Pregnancy. 8) I'm Not The Kind. 9) Oh No. 10) Soundbwoy Special. 11) Dread Next Door. 12) Passing Through. 13) First Generation. 14) Point Of View. 15) Stem Cells.
[Label: Datc (Cd: 2007)]

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Mikey Dread & Natural roots "Rockers Roadshow"


Mikey Dread with UB40 "Live at the Regal Theatre in Hitchin, on 1/19/83"


Mikey Dread "Positive reality"


Mikey Dread "Obsession"


Mikey Dread "Muscle up"


Mikey Dread "Like you"



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1 comment:

  1. R.I.P great Mikey Dread,you are one of the hero of reggae music.

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