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CEDRIC IM BROOKS - DISCOGRAPHY: (Reggae Artist)

Cedric Im Brooks (1943 – 3 May 2013) was a Jamaican saxophonist.
This tribute page is dedicated to the memory of Cedric "Im" Brooks. His music will live forever in our hearts.

Pictures by Andrew Kost. To learn more, visit his Flickr's page


CEDRIC IM BROOKS - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Im & Dave - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Album:
.1970 - Money Maker


2) The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Albums:
.1973 - Grounation
.1975 - Tales Of Mozambique
.1980 - One Truth


3) The Light Of Saba - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Albums:
.1976 - In Reggae
.1977 - One Essence


4) Cedric Im Brooks - Discography: (Solo works)
Albums:
.1977 - Im Flash Forward
.1978 - United Africa
.2000 - A No Nut'n


5) Skatalites - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Albums:
.2000 - Bashaka
.2002 - From Paris With Love
.2005 - Roots Party (Live In Brussels 2003)
.2006 - In Orbit Vol.1 (Live From Argentina)
.2007 - On The Right Track


6) Compilation/Best of:
.2003 - The Magical Light Of Saba (Cedric Im Brooks & The Light Of Saba) - [Honest Jon's Records]


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Cedric "Im" Brooks - Discography:
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1) Im & Dave - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Album:

.1970 - Money Maker - (Im & Dave)
(Original Press):
"Money Maker" 1970 - (Sometimes credited to Various Artists)
Tracks:
1) Im & David "Money Maker". 2) Im & David "Black Is Black". 3) Im & David "Soul Brother". 4) Lloyd Williams "Black Man's Train". 5) The Boss "Great Guga Muga". 6) Jackie Mittoo "Feel It". 7) Jackie Mittoo "Mixing Jackson". 8) Im & David "Cadid Eye". 9) Jackie Mittoo "Stormy Night". 10) Im & David "Soul Walk". 11) Im & The Invaders "Ethiopia". 12) Im & The Invaders "Saxish Fashion". 13) Im & David "Conqueror".
[Label: Coxsone/Studio One (Lp: 1970)]

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2) The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Albums:

.1973 - Grounation
(Original Press):
"Grounation" 1973 - [New Dimension/Jamaica]
"Grounation" 1973 - (Ashanti/UK, 1973) and reissue (Vulcan/UK, 1974)
Reissue: "Grounation" 1974? - [MRR Records/Jamaica]
Reissue: "Grounation" 1990 - [Dynamic Sounds]
Reissue: "Grounation: The Spiritual Music Of Reggae" 2001 - [Retro]
Reissue: "Grounation: The Roots Of Reggae" 2001 - [Retro] - Deluxe E£dition
Editions:

"Grounation" 1973 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Bongo Man. 2) Naration. 3) Narration Continued. 4) Malorat (Passin Thru). 5) Poem. 6) Four Hundred Years.
Disc 2:
1) Poem. 2) Song. 3) Lumba. 4) . Four Hundred Years. 5) Ethiopian Serenade. 6) Oh Carolina. 7) So Long.
Disc 3:
1) Grounation. 2) Grounation Cont'd.
[Label: New Dimension/Jamaica (3 Lp: 1973), Ashanti/UK (3 Lp: 1973), Vulcan/Uk (3 Lp: 1974)

"Grounation" 1974 - (Same Album with some different title tracks)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Bongo Man. 2) Naration. 3) Narration (Contd). 4) Mabrat. 5) Poem. 6) Hundred Years.
Disc 2:
1) Poem. 2) Song. 3) Lumba. 4) Way Back Home. 5)  Ethiopian Serenade. 6) Oh Carolina. 7) So Long.
Disc: 3:
1) Grounation. 2) Grounation Cont'd.
[Label: MRR Records (3 Lp: 1974?) ]

Reissue Double Cd: "Grounation" 1990 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Bongo Man. 2) Naration. 3) Narration (Contd). 4) Marbat … Passin' Thru …. 5) Poem. 6) Hundred Years. 7) Poem. 8) Song. 9) Lumba. 10) Way Back Home.
Cd 2:
1) Ethiopian Serenade. 2) Oh Carolina. 3) So Long. 4) Groundation. 5) Groundation (Contd.). 6) The Warm Up.
[Label: Dynamic Sounds (2 Cd: 1990)]

Reissue Double Cd: "Grounation: The Spiritual Music Of Reggae" 2001 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Bongo Man. 2) Naration. 3) Malorat (Passin Thru). 4) Poem. 5) Hundred Years. 6) Poem. 7) Song. 8) Lumba. 9) Four Hundred Years.
Cd 2:
1) Ethiopian Serenade. 2) Oh Carolina. 3) So Long. 4) Groundation.
[Label: Retro (2 Cd: 2001)]

Reissue Double Cd + Booklet: "Grounation: The Roots Of Reggae" 2001 - (Same Album)
[This Deluxe edition includes 2 Cd + Booklet with rare photographs]
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Bongo Man. 2) Naration. 3) Malorat (Passin Thru). 4) Poem. 5) Hundred Years. 6) Poem. 7) Song. 8) Lumba. 9) Four Hundred Years.
Cd 2:
1) Ethiopian Serenade. 2) Oh Carolina. 3) So Long. 4) Groundation.
[Label: Retro (2 Cd: 2001)]
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.1975 - Tales Of Mozambique
(Original Press):
"Tales Of Mozambique" - (Dynamic Sounds, 1975) and (Rhino. 2003)
Reissue: "Tales Of Mozambique" - (Crocodisc, 1992) and (Planet Vibe, 2008)
Editions:

"Tales Of Mozambique" 1975 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Sam's Intro. 2) Tales Of Mozambique. 3) Selam Nna Wadada (Peace & Love). 4) No Night In Zion. 5) I Am A Warrior. 6) Wicked Babylon. 7) Let Freedom Reign. 8) Lock, Stock & Barrel. 9) Nigerian Reggae. 10) Run One Mile.
[Label: Dynamic Sounds ‎(Lp: 1975), Crocodisc (Lp/Cd: 1992), Planet Vibe (Cd: 2008)]

Reissue: "Tales Of Mozambique" 2003 - (Same album)
Tracks:
1) Sam's Intro. 2) Tales Of Mozambique. 3) Ah Ji Wah Wah (Aka: Selam Nna Wadada). 4) No Night In Zion. 5) I Am A Warrior. 6) Wicked Babylon. 7) Let Freedom Reign. 8) Lock, Stock & Barrel. 9) Nigerian Reggae. 10) Run One Mile.
[Label: Rhino (Cd: 2003)]
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.1980 - One Truth
(Original Press):
"One Truth" 1980 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Occupation. 2) Rockfort Rock. 3) Sattamassagana. 4) Ethiopian Serenade. 5) Song For South Africa. 6) Grounation. 8) Peace & Love.
[Label: Visions (Lp: 1980)]

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3) The Light Of Saba - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Albums:

.1973 - From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music (Cedric Im Brooks & The Divine Light)
(Original Press):
Editions:
"From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music" 1973 - [Doctor Bird]
"From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music" 2008 - [17 North Parade/VP Records]
Editions:

"From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music" (Cedric Im Brooks & The Divine Light) 1973
Tracks:
1) Nobody's Business. 2) Sly Mongoose. 3) Hop Merry Hop. 4) Steaming. 5) Carry Go Bring Come. 6) Schooling The Duke. 7) Put It On. 8) Let's Do Rock Steady. 9) Satta Massa Gana. 10) Third World. [Label: Doctor Bird (Lp: 1973)]

Reissue: "From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music" (Cedric Im Brooks & The Divine Light)
[Includes Bonus tracks*]
Tracks:
1) Nobody's Business. 2) Sly Mongoose. 3) Hop Merry Hop. 4) Steaming. 5) Carry Go Bring Come. 6) Schooling The Duke. 7) Put It On. 8) Let's Do Rock Steady. 9) Satta Massa Gana. 10) Salt Lane Gal*. 11) Emavungweni*. 12) Third World (Afro Beat). 13) Djambala*.
[Label: 17 North Parade/VP Records (Cd: 2008)(Digital Release: 2008)]

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The Divine Light changed his name to The Light Of Saba in 1974. He was also known as "Saba"
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.1976 - In Reggae
(Original Press):
"In Reggae" - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Jah Light It Right. 2) Rebirth. 3) Sabayindah. 4) Everyday. 5) Outcry. 6) No Woman Noh Cry. 7) Hold On Jah-Jah Children. 8) Ethiopia Tikdem. 9) Axum.
[Label: Total Sounds (Lp: 1976), Kingston Connexion (Lp/Cd: 2012)]
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.1977 - One Essence
(Original Press):
"One Essence" 1977 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Africa Calling. 2) Million Years. 3) Fern Gully. 4) Matty Run. Small Axe. 6) Blackness Of Darkness. 7) One Essence. 8) Easy Little Loving.
[Label: High Note (Lp: 1977), Kingston Connexion (Lp/Cd: 2012)]

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Cedric Im Brooks doesn't appear in the album "Sabebe" by The Light Of Saba
The Light Of Saba "Sabebe" 1979
Label: The Light Of Saba (Lp: 1979), Kingston Connexion (Lp/Cd: 2008)

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3) Cedric Im Brooks - Discography: (Solo works)
Albums:

.1977 - Im Flash Forward
(Original Press):
"Im Flash Forward" 1977 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Glory To Sound. 2) Give Rasta Glory. 3) Father Forgive. 4) Walking Through. 5) Free Man. 6) Right Time. 7) Smiley. 8) Why Can't I. 9) Idle Berg. 10) The Picture On The Wall. 11) Sister Enid.
[Label: Studio One (Lp: 1977)]
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.1978 - United Africa
(Original Press):
"United Africa" 1978 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Satta Masa Ganna. 2) United Africa. 3) African Medley. 4) Silent Force. 5) River Jordan. 6) Praises. 7) Elehreh.
[Label: Water Lily (Lp: 1978), Wait A Bit Music (Cd: 2001)]
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.2000 - A No Nut'n
(Original Press):
"A No Nut'n" 2000 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) My Sign. 2) Since I Don't Have You. 3) My Life. 4) Guidance. 5) Diallo The Victim. 6) Ja Waria (Wheels). 7) My People. 8) Could You Love Me. 9) Sunshine. 10) A House Is Not A Home. 11) A No Nut'n. 12) So Amazing
[Label: Zema/US (Cd: 2000)]

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5) Skatalites - Discography: (Cedric Im Brooks' member)
Albums:

.2000 - Bashaka
(Original Press):
"Bashaka" 2000 - (Marston Label)

Reissue: "Bashaka" 2003 - (Substance Label)

"Bashaka" 2000 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Ska Latte. 2) Sky Rocket. 3) Skaravan. 4) Tanya. 5) Roland Ride Along. 6) Reach For The Sky. 7) Milk Lane Shuffle. 8) Wild Honey. 9) A Song For Don D. 10) What A Day. 11) I Never Knew. 12) Magic Muffin. 13) Hail Tommy McCook. 14) Oh Baby. 15) Rastamma.
[Labels: Marston (Cd: 2000), Substance (Cd: 2003)]
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.2002 - From Paris With Love
(Original Press):

"From Paris With Love" 2002 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Garden Of Love. 2) Glory To The Sound. 3) From Russia With Love. 4) Ska Fort Rock. 5) When I Fall In Love. 6) Freedom Sounds. 7) Trip To Mars. 8) Pata Pata [Skata Skata]. 9) Lester's Mood. 10) Golden Love. 11) African Beat. 12) River To The Bank. 13) Thinking Of You. 14) Guns Of Navarone. 15) Rock Fort Rock.
[Labels: World Village (Cd: 2002), Celluloid/Mélodie (2 Lp: 2002)(Cd: 2002), Wrasse Records (Cd: 2009)]
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.2005 - Roots Party (Live In Brussels 2003)
(Original Press):

"Roots Party (Live In Brussels 2003)" 2005 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Freedom Sounds [Intro]. 2) I Should Have Known Better. 3) Latingo Ska. 4) Hail Pussycat. 5) The Guns Of Navarone. 6) Medley: The Rivers Of Babylon, Wings Of A Dove, A Little More Oil, Hey Man. 7) Rockfort Rock. 8) The Man In The Street. 9) Two For One. 10) Phoenix City. 11) Freedom Sounds [Outro].
[Labels: FullFill (Cd: 2005), XIIIBIS Records (Cd: 2005)]
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.2006 - In Orbit Vol.1 (Live From Argentina) - (Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009)
(Original Press):
"In Orbit Vol.1" 2006 - (Grover Records Label) and (P-Vine Label)

Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009 - (Deluxe Double Edition)

Editions:

"In Orbit Vol.1" (Live From Argentina) 2006 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Intro. 2) Freedom Sounds. 3) James Bond Theme. 4) Eastern Standard Time. 5) El Pussycat. 6) Guns Of Navarone. 7) Sugar, Sugar. 8) Adorable You. 9) Can't You See. 10) You're Wondering Now. 11) Real Rock/Rockfort Rock Medley. 12) Musical Communication. 13) Latin Goes Ska. 14) Ball Of Fire. 15) Phoenix City.
[Labels: Grover Records (2 Lp: 2006)(Cd: 2006), P-Vine [Japan] (Cd: 2006)]

Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009 - (Deluxe Double Edition) - (Full Concert).
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Intro. 2) Freedom Sounds. 3) James Bond Theme. 4) Eastern Standard Time. 5) El Pussycat. 6) Guns Of Navarone. 7) Sugar, Sugar. 8) Adorable You. 9) Can't You See. 10) You're Wondering Now. 11) Real Rock/Rockfort Rock Medley. 12) Musical Communication. 13) Latin Goes Ska. 14) Ball Of Fire. 15) Phoenix City.
Cd 2:
1) Presentation. 2) Occupation. 3) Two For One. 4) Simmer Down. 5) Nice Time. 6) Man In The Street. 7) Bridge View. 8) I Should Have Know Better. 9) Rivers Of Babylon. 10) Freedom Sounds.
[Label: Sony/Argentina (2 Cd: 2009)]
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.2007 - On The Right Track
(Original Press):

"On The Right Track" 2007 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) New York Minute. 2) Outback Ska. 3) Shock Trail. 4) Right Track. 5) Doreen Special. 6) Divine Conception. 7) Bye Bye. 8) Little Irene. 9) June Rose. 10) One Armed Bandit. 11) Marguerita's Lament. 12) Uluru Rock. 13) Outback Dub.
[Label: Aim Records (Cd: 2007)]

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Discography by Marco Weststar

A huge thank you to Andrew Kost for making this page possible
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