Saturday, September 12, 2015

JOHNNY OSBOURNE - DISCOGRAPHY: (Reggae Singer)


Johnny Osbourne (born Errol Osbourne, 1948) is a popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer.&
This page is a tribute to his great music and discography made by Reggaediscography


JOHNNY OSBOURNE - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations - Discography:
Album:
.1970 - Come Back Darling


2) Johnny Osbourne  - Discography:
Albums:
.1973 - Ready Or Not (Johnny Osbourne & Friends)
.1979 - Truths And Rights
.1980 - Fally Lover
.1980 - Folly Rankin - (Aka: "Folly Ranking")
.1981 - Warrior
.1981 - In Nah Disco Style
.1981 - Nightfall - [Reissue: "Nightfall Showcase" 1997]
.1982 - Yo-Yo
.1982 - Never Stop Fighting
.1983 - Musical Chopper
.1983 - Water Pumping
.1984 - Bring The Sensi Come - [Reissue: "Bad Mama Jamma" 1995]
.1984 - Dancing Time
.1984 - Johnny Osbourne
.1984 - Reality
.1985 - Rock Me Rock Me
.1985 - Rub A Dub Soldier
.1989 - Rougher Than Them - [Aka: "Smiling Faces" 1989]
.1989 - Nuh Dis (Come Ya Fe Drink Milk)
.1992 - Groovin'
.1992 - Cool Down
.2001 - First Choice
.2002 - Close To You (Johnny Osbourne & The Chosen Few)


3) Dub Albums:
.1983 - In Dub (Prince Jammy Presents Osbourne)
[Reissue:  Prince Jammy Presents A Dub Extravaganza "Uhuru In Dub" & "Osbourne In Dub - 1987]


4) Collaborations & Guest Appearances:
Album:
.2000 - Vibe Volume 1 (Organized Kryme Featuring Johnny Osbourne)


5) Compilation/Best Of:
.1980 - Johnny Osbourne Meets The Roots Radics - 1980-1981 "Vintage" - [Abraham]
[Compilation of hits]
.1983 - Reggae On Broadway - [Vista Sounds]
[Compilation of hits, it doesn't include the same songs from the album "Musical Chopper". See details below]
.1983 - Reggae Fever - [Abraham]
[Compilation of hits]
.1984 - Michael Palmer Meets Johnny Osbourne: Wicked - [Roots Records]
[It includes Compilation of hits]
.1984 - A.V. "Master Piece" (Feat. Barry Brown, Johnny Osbourne, Thriller) [Compilation of hits] - [D Music label] & [Thriller label]
.1994 - Sexy Thing - [Lagoon/Esoldun]
[Compilation, songs taken from the albums "Groovin'" & "Cool Down"]
.1995 - Mr Budy Bye - [VP Records]
[Compilation of hits]
.2003 - Live Good - [Arrow]
 [It includes Compilation of hits]
.2003 - Triple Dons Vol 1 (Horace Andy, Johnny Osbourne & FRankie Paul) - [Smugg]
[It includes Compilation of hits]
.2005 - Come Back Darling meet Warrior - [Techniques Records]
[It not includes the full albums "Come Back Darling" 1970 and "Warrior^" 1981]
.2007 - Summer Records Anthology: 1974-1988 - [Light In The Attic Records]
[Compilation of hits featuring Johnny Osbourne and Friends]
.2008 - Greensleeves Most Wanted - [Greensleeves]
[Compilation of hits with some extended 12" Mix]
.2010 - Reggae Legends (4 Cd) - [Greensleeves/VP Records]
[It includes the full albums: "Fally Lover, Never Stop Fighting, Water Pumping, Nightfall]


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Johnny Osbourne's Discography:
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1) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations - Discography:
Albums:

.1970 - Come Back Darling
(Original Press):
First Edition: "Come Back Darling" 1970 - (Techniques Records)
First Edition: "Come Back Darling" 1970 - (Trojan)
Second Edition "Come Back Darling" 1970 - (Techniques Records)
Reissue: "Come Back Darling" 2007 - (Trojan/Sanctuary)
[Expanded original album with bonus tracks]

Editions:

"Come Back Darling" (Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations) 1970 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Johnny & The Sensations "Come Back Darling". 2) Johnny & The Sensations "He Who Keepeth His Mouth". 3) Johnny Organ "Scarface". 4) Johnny & The Sensations "Power & The Glory". 5) Johnny & The Sensations "One Day You'll Need My Kiss". 6) Johnny Organ "Red Sunset". 7) Johnny & The Sensations "The Warrior". 8) Johnny & The Sensations "If It's Not Love". 9) Johnny Organ "Don Juan". 10) Johnny & The Sensations "Foolish Plan". 11) Johnny & The Sensations "See And Blind". 12) Johnny Organ "Bewitched".
[Labels: Trojan (Lp: 1970), Techniques Records (Lp: 1970)]

Reissue: "Come Back Darling" (Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations) 2007
[Expanded original album with bonus tracks]
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "Come Back Darling". 2) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "Fish Mouth (Aka He Who Keepth His Mouth)". 3) Johnny Organ & The Love People "Scarface". 4) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "The Power And The Glory". 5) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "One Day (You'll Need My Kiss)". 6) Tommy McCook & Karl Bryan & The Love People "Red Sunset". 7) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "Warrior". 8) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "If It's Not Love". 9) Tommy McCook & Karl Bryan & The Love People "Don Juan". 10) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "Foolish Plan". 11) Johnny Osbourne & The Sensations "See And Blind". 12) Johnny Organ & The Love People "Bewitched". 13) Johnny Organ & Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Pork Chops". 14) Pat Kelly & The Techniques "You're My Everything". 15) Winston Francis & The Shades "Go Find Yourself A Fool". 16) Boris Gardiner & The Love People "El Dora". 17) Boris Gardiner & The Love People "If It's Not True". 18) Pat Kelly & The Techniques "A Man Of My Word". 19) Johnny Organ & Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Something Tender". 20) Pat Kelly & The Techniques "What Am I To Do". 21) Pat Kelly & The Techniques "The Time Has Come". 22) The Techniques "The Reason Why". 23) Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Hi There". 24) The Techniques "Baby Don't Say Goodbye". 25) The Sensations "Just One Smile". 26) The Sensations "The Work Song". 27) The Shades "Everywhere Everyone". 28) The Shades "Let Me Remind You". 29) Karl Bryan & Tommy McCook & The Love People "Hot Shot". 30) The Shades "Never Gonna Give You Up". 31) The Mad Lads "I'll Always Love You".
Cd 2:
1) The Shades "Who You Gonna Run To". 2) Ansel Collins & Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Memories Of Love". 3) Baba Dice "Wanted". 4) The Shades "I Know A Girl". 5) The Sensations "Where Were You". 6) Ansel Collins & Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Sweet Soul Special". 7) Karl Bryan & Tommy McCook & The Love People "Watch This Music". 8) The Sensations "Silhouettes". 9) The Mad Lads "I Never Knew". 10) The Mad Lads "Mother Nature". 11) Winston Wright & Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Crazy Rhythm". 12) The Mad Lads "So Afraid". 13) Karl Bryan & Tommy McCook & The Love People "Dyabilie". 14) Karl Bryan & Tommy McCook & The Love People "Untitled Instrumental". 15) The Sensations "War Boats". 16) The Sensations "Mr. Blue". 17) Ansel Collins & Boris Gardiner & The Love People "Lonely Place". 18) The Techniques "A Little Bit Of Something". 19) The Techniques "I Specialise In Good Girls". 20) The Sensations "I Don't Know Why I Love You". 21) The Coons "Peep In A Pot Fire". 22) The Coons "Think You're Great". 23) The Coons "You'll Get Left". 24) Alton Ellis "Soul Groover". 25) Ansel Collins & The Love People "The Bad One". 26) Ansel Collins & The Love People "Point Blank". 27) Alton Ellis "I'll Be Waiting". 28) Winston Wright & The Techniques "Tiop Secret". 29) Alton Ellis "It's Your Thing". 30) Trammy & The Techniques "Horns Of Paradise".
[Label: Trojan/Sanctuary (2 Cd: 2007)(Digital Release: 2007)]

Notes !!!
Cd Compilation: "Come Back Darling meet Warrior" 2005 by Techniques Records does not include the full albums "Come Back Darling" 1970 and "Warrior" 1981
It contains some songs taken from the two original albums + alternative versions + bonus tracks.
See details:
Compilation: "Come Back Darling meet Warrior" 2005
Tracks:
1) Come Back Darling*. 2) He Who Keepeth His Mouth*. 3) Power & The Glory*. 4) One Day You'll Need My Kiss*. 5) Warrior*##. 6) If It's Not Love*. 7) Foolish Plan*. 8) See & Blind*. 9) Bad Boy**. 10) Inflation**. 11) What A Fire**. 12) Ready Or Not#. 13) Ninaman#. 14) My Name Is Man#. 15) Love Is For Jah**. 16) Jah Jah Live Forever**. 17) I Can't Get Next To You**. 18) Wish I Could Express In Words**. 19) Too Wise**. 20) Mr. Politician##.
[Label: Techniques Records (Cd: 2005)(Digital Release: 2005)]

Songs taken from the album:  Come Back Darling*
Songs taken from the album: - Warrior**
Songs taken from the album: - Ready Or Not#
Songs with different mixes from the album: - Warrior##
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2) Johnny Osbourne - Discography:
Official Albums:

.1973 - Ready Or Not (Johnny Osbourne & Friends)
(Original Press):
"Ready Or Not" 1973 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Ready Or Not (Johnny Osbourne). 2) My Name Is Man (Johnny Osbourne). 3) Purify Your Heart  (Johnny Osbourne). 4) Nyah Man (Johnny Osbourne). 5) Nobody's Child (Max Romeo). 6) Deck Of Cards (Prince Far I). 7) Sexy Sadie (Max Romeo). 8) Evening News (Max Romeo). 9) Scoot Call (Scotty). 10) Water Melon Man (Unknown). 11) Hole Version (Instrumental). 12) Deck Of Cards Version (Instrumental).
[Label: Big Shot/UK (Lp: 1973)]

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This official album includes Johnny Osbourne's singles released for the first time in an album in 1973. All songs produced by Winston Riley. ______________________________________________________________

.1979 - Truths And Rights
(Original Press):
"Truths And Rights" 1979 - (Studio One)
Reissue: "Truths And Rights" 1992 - (Heartbeat)
Reissue: "Truths And Rights" 2008  - (Heartbeat) with bonus tracks
Editions:

"Truths And Rights" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Truths And Rights. 2) Children Are Crying. 3) Can't Buy Love. 4) Jah Promise. 5) Nah Skin Up. 6) We Need Love. 7) Eternal Peace. 8) Sing Jah Stylee. 9) Love Jah So. 10) Let Me In.
[Labels: Studio One (Lp: 1979), Heartbeat (Cd: 1992)]

Reissue: "Truths And Rights" (Deluxe Edition) 2008 - with bonus tracks*
Tracks:
1) Truths And Rights. 2) Children Are Crying. 3) Can't Buy Love. 4) Jah Promise. 5) Nah Skin Up. 6) We Need Love. 7) Eternal Peace. 8) Sing Jah Stylee. 9) Love Jah So. 10) Let Me In. 11) Jealousy Heartache And Pain*. 12) Dub Specialist*. 13) West Gone Black**. 14) Truths And Rights***. 15) Sing Jay Stylee***. 16) Can't Buy Love/Swing Easy***.
[Label: Heartbeat (Cd: 2008)]

Notes !!!
Previously unreleased on Cd*
Alternative vocal mix, previously unreleased on Cd**
Previously unreleased extended mix***
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.1980 - Fally Lover
(Original Press):
"Fally Lover" - (Jah Guidance, 1980) and (Greensleeves, 1980)
Reissue: "Fally Lover + Never Stop Figthing" 1992 - (Greensleeves)
[It includes two full albums on one disc]
Reissue: "Fally Lover" 1994 - (Nyam Up/JPN)

Editions:

"Fally Lover" 1980" - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Fally Lover. 2) You're Too Sexy. 3) Two Bad Daughter. 4) Ice Cream Love. 5) Man Of Jahoviah. 6) Mushroom. 7) No Lollipop No Sweet So. 8) Love So Strong. 9) He Can Surely Turn The Tide. 10) Come Back Darling.
[Labels: Jah Guidance  (Lp: 1980), Greensleeves (Lp: 1980)(Digital Release: 2010), Nyam Up/JPN (Cd: 1994)]

Reissue: "Fally Lover + Never Stop Figthing" 1992 - (Greensleeves)
[Ii includes two full albums on one disc]
Tracks:
1) Fally Lover. 2) You're Too Sexy. 3) Two Bad Daughter. 4) Ice Cream Love. 5) Man Of Jahoviah. 6) Mushroom. 7) No Lollipop No Sweet So. 8) Love So Strong. 9) He Can Surely Turn The Tide. 10) Come Back Darling. 11) Never Stop Fighting. 12) Love Is Universal. 13) In Your Eyes. 14) Over 31 Under 21. 15) Sister Mister. 16) Give A Little Love. 17) Freelance Lover. 18) Curly Locks Girl. 19) Baccara. 20) Words Of The Ghetto.
[Label: Greensleeves (Cd: 1992)]

Notes !!!
See also,
Johnny Osbourne "Reggae Legends" (4 Cd) - [Greensleeves/VP Records, 2010]
[Cd box set includes the full albums: "Fally Lover, Never Stop Fighting, Water Pumping, Nightfall]
(Original Press):
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.1980 - Folly Rankin - (Aka: "Folly Ranking")
(Original Press):
First Jamaican Edition: "Folly Rankin" 1980 - (Jammy's)
Second Edition: "Folly Ranking" - (Jammy's, 1980), (Positive Sounds)  and (VP/Greensleeves, 2013)
Editions:

"Folly Ranking" 1980 - (First Jamaican Edition)
Tracks:
1) Mr Walker. 2) Jahoviah. 3) Cool Down. 4) Trench Town School. 5) Fret You A Fret. 6) Folly Rankin. 7) Love Song. 8) Leave Wrong. 9) Mr Marshall. 10) Time Is Getting Dread.
[Label: Jammy's (Lp: 1980)]

Aka: "Folly Ranking" 1980 - (Second Editon with some different title tracks)
Tracks:
1) Mr Walker. 2) Jah Ovah. 3) Cool Down. 4) Trench Town School. 5) Fret You A Fret. 6) Folly Ranking. 7) Love Song. 8) Live Right. 9) Mr Marshall. 10) Time Is Getting Dread.
[Labels: Jammy's (Lp: 1980), Positive Sounds (Lp: 1980), VP/Greensleeves (Lp: 2013)(Digital Release: 2013)]

Notes !!!
Cd edition was included in a great box set:
"Rootman Vibrations At King Jammy" - (4 Cd Box Set) - (VP Records/Greensleeves)
It includes 4 classic full albums:
1) Johnny Osbourne "Folly Ranking"
2) Hugh Mundell/Lacksley Castell "Jah Fire"
3) Barry Brown "Showcase"
4) Noel Phillips "Youthman Vibration"
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.1981 - Warrior
(Original Press):
"Warrior" 1981 -  (Black Joy)
"Warrior" 1981 - (Techniques)
Editions:

"Warrior" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Bad Boy. 2) Love Is For Jah. 3) Jah Jah Live Forever. 4) Wish I Could Express It. 5) Inflation. 6) Politician. 7) Can't Get Next To You. 8) Too Wise You Are. 9) What A Fire. 10) Warrior.
[Label: Black Joy (Lp: 19819]

Aka "Warrior" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks: 1) Warrior. 2) Bad Boy. 3) Inflation. 4) Wish I Could Express In Words. 5) Jah Jah Live Forever. 6) Too Wise. 7) What A Fire. 8) Can't Get Next To You. 9) Mr. Politician. 10) Love Is For Jah.
[Label: Techniques (Lp: 1981)]

Notes !!!
Cd Compilation: "Come Back Darling meet Warrior" 2005 by Techniques Records does not include the full albums "Come Back Darling" 1970 and "Warrior" 1981
It contains some songs taken from the two original albums + alternative versions + bonus tracks.
See details:
Compilation: "Come Back Darling meet Warrior" 2005
Tracks:
1) Come Back Darling*. 2) He Who Keepeth His Mouth*. 3) Power & The Glory*. 4) One Day You'll Need My Kiss*. 5) Warrior*##. 6) If It's Not Love*. 7) Foolish Plan*. 8) See & Blind*. 9) Bad Boy**. 10) Inflation**. 11) What A Fire**. 12) Ready Or Not#. 13) Ninaman#. 14) My Name Is Man#. 15) Love Is For Jah**. 16) Jah Jah Live Forever**. 17) I Can't Get Next To You**. 18) Wish I Could Express In Words**. 19) Too Wise**. 20) Mr. Politician##.
[Label: Techniques Records (Cd: 2005)(Digital Release: 2005)]

Songs taken from the album:  Come Back Darling*
Songs taken from the album: - Warrior**
Songs taken from the album: - Ready Or Not#
Songs with different mixes from the album: - Warrior##
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.1981 - In Nah Disco Style
(Original Press):
"In Nah Disco Style" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Love Comes And Goes. 2) Night Fall + Dub. 3) Girl Of My Complexion. 4) Kiss Somebody + Dub. 5) Quashi. 6) Quashi Style [Feat. Papa Tullo]. 7) Rude Boys. 8) Jah Jah Say So.
[Label: Cha Cha Music (Lp: 1981]
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.1981 - Nightfall - [Reissue: "Nightfall Showcase" 1997]
(Original Press):
"Nightfall " 1981 - (Jah Guidance)
Reissue: "Nightfall Showcase" 1997 with bonus tracks - (Munich Records)
Reissue: "Nightfall Showcase" 1998 with bonus tracks - (Jet Star)
Reissue: "Nightfall" 2008 -  (North Parade/VP)
[It includes the same first original ediition + 1 bonus tracks]
Editions:

"Nightfall" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Reach The Top. 2) Rude Boy. 3) Love Comes & Goes. 4) Girl Of My Complexion. 5) Kiss Somebody (Extended). 6) Trying To Turn Me On. 7) Nightfall (Extended). 8) Back Off (Ringcraft). 9) Little Lover (Extended).
[Label: Jah Guidance (Lp: 1981)]

Reissue: "Nightfall Showcase" 1997
[It includes the full album "Nightfall" + bonus tracks] Tracks:
1) Back Off Ringcraft. 2) Ringcraft Dub. 3) Kiss Somebody. 4) Kiss Kiss Dub. 5) Reach The Top. 6) Rude Boy. 7) Nightfall. 8) Nightfall Dubbing. 9) Love Comes And Goes. 10) Girl Of My Complexion. 11) Little Lover (Discomix). 12) Turn Me On. 13) Linval Thompson "Marijuana Tree". 14) Qua She. 15) Ringo "Qua She Take Over". 16) Freddie McKay "Come Along". 17) Qua She Dub.
[Label: Munich Records (Cd: 1997)(Digital Release: 2010)]

Reissue: "Nightfall" 2008
[It includes the same first original ediition + 1 bonus tracks*]
Tracks:
1) Reach The Top. 2) Rude Boy. 3) Love Comes & Goes. 4) Girl Of My Complexion. 5) Kiss Somebody (Extended). 6) Trying To Turn Me On [Feat. Papa Tullo]. 7) Nightfall (Extended). 8) Back Off (Ringcraft) [Feat. Papa Tullo]. 9) Little Lover (Extended). 10) Qua She* [Feat. Papa Tullo].
[Label: Nort Parade/VP Records (Cd: 2010)(Digital Release: 2013)]

Notes !!!
See also,
Johnny Osbourne "Reggae Legends" (4 Cd) - [Greensleeves/VP Records, 2010]
[Cd box set includes the full albums: "Fally Lover, Never Stop Fighting, Water Pumping, Nightfall]
(Original Press):
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.1982 - Yo-Yo
(Original Press):
"Yo-Yo" 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Have A Little Mercy. 2) Give A Little Love. 3) Baccra. 4) A Sister. 5) Curly Locks Girl. 6) Under 31. 7) Never Stop Loving. 8) Free Lance Lover. 9) Yo-Yo
[Label: Arrival (Lp: 1982)]
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.1982 - Never Stop Fighting
(Original Press):
Editions:

"Never Stop Fighting" 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Never Stop Fighting. 2) Love Is Universal. 3) In Your Eyes. 4) Over 31 Under 21. 5) Sister Mister. 6) Give A Little Love. 7) Freelance Lover. 8) Curly Locks Girl. 9) Baccara. 10) Words Of The Ghetto.
[Label: Greensleeves (Lp: 1982)(Digital Release: 2010)]

Reissue: "Fally Lover + Never Stop Figthing" 1992 - (Greensleeves)
[It includes two full albums on one disc]
Tracks:
1) Fally Lover. 2) You're Too Sexy. 3) Two Bad Daughter. 4) Ice Cream Love. 5) Man Of Jahoviah. 6) Mushroom. 7) No Lollipop No Sweet So. 8) Love So Strong. 9) He Can Surely Turn The Tide. 10) Come Back Darling. 11) Never Stop Fighting. 12) Love Is Universal. 13) In Your Eyes. 14) Over 31 Under 21. 15) Sister Mister. 16) Give A Little Love. 17) Freelance Lover. 18) Curly Locks Girl. 19) Baccara. 20) Words Of The Ghetto.
[Label: Greensleeves (Cd: 1992)]

Notes !!!
See also,
Johnny Osbourne "Reggae Legends" (4 Cd) - [Greensleeves/VP Records, 2010]
[Cd box set includes the full albums: "Fally Lover, Never Stop Fighting, Water Pumping, Nightfall]
(Original Press):
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.1983 - Musical Chopper - (Partial Reissue: "Reggae On Broadway" 1983)
(Original Press):
"Musical Chopper" 1983 - (Jammy's)
Editions:

"Musical Chopper" 1983 - (First Original Edition)
[It includes previously unreleased* + Tracks Compilation**]
Tracks:
1) Lend Me Your Chopper*. 2) Can't Leave Jah*. 3) Reggae On Broadway*. 4) Sing Along*. 5) Mr Walker**. 6) Rock And Come On*. 7) Water Pumping*. 8) Folly Ranking**. 9) World Needs Love*. 10) Live Right**.
[Label: Jammy's (Lp: 1983)]

Previously unreleased*
Songs taken from the album - Folly Ranking**

Partial Reissue !!!
The compilation of hits "Reggae On Broadway" includes only 8 songs from the album "Musical Chopper" 1983.
It doesn't include the same album, see details here...

"Reggae On Broadway" 1983 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Lend Me Your Chopper*. 2) Can't Leave Jah*. 3) Reggae On Broadway*. 4) Mr. Walker**. 5) Rock And Come On*. 6) Sing Along*. 7) World Needs Love*. 8) Live Right**.
[Label: Vista Sounds (Lp: 1983)]

Songs taken from the album - Musical Chopper*
Songs taken from the album - Folly Ranking**
Song missing in this compilation - "Water Pumping"
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.1983 - Water Pumping
(Original Press):
"Water Pumping" 1983 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Water Pumping. 2) Fire Down Below. 3) Trouble Maker. 4) Dance With You. 5) Rolling Reggae. 6) Love You Tonight. 7) Na Look Nobody. 8) Purify Your Heart. 9) Get Up. 10) Angel In My Arms.
[Label: Greensleeves (Lp: 1983)(Digital Release: 2008)]

Notes !!!
See also,
Johnny Osbourne "Reggae Legends" (4 Cd) - [Greensleeves/VP Records, 2010]
[Cd box set includes the full albums: "Fally Lover, Never Stop Fighting, Water Pumping, Nightfall]
(Original Press):
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.1984 - Bring The Sensi Come - [Reissue: "Bad Mama Jamma" 1995]
(Original Press):
"Bring The Sensi Come" 1984 - (Midnight Rock/Sonic Sounds)
Reissue: "Bad Mama Jamma" - (Rhino)
[It includes the full album "Bring The Sensi Come" + bonus tracks]
Editions:

"Bring The Sensi Come" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Bring Me Sensi + Sensi Dub. 2) Let Him Go + Let Go Dub. 3) Going Your Way + Going Dub. 4) Bad Ma Ma Jamma + Mama Dub. 5) Rub A Dub Session + Session Dub. 6) Little Girl Come Home + Home Dub.
[Label: Midnight Rock/Sonic Sounds (Lp: 1984)]

Reissue: "Bad Mama Jamma" 1995 - (Original Version)
[It includes the full album "Bring The Sensi Come" + bonus tracks]
Tracks:
1) Can't Buy Love. 2) Version. 3) Bring The Sensie Come. 4) Version. 5) Let Him Go. 6) Version. 7) Never Ending Love. 8) Version. 9) Looking At You. 10) Version. 11) Rub A Dub Session. 12) Version. 13) Little Girl Come Home. 14) Version. 15) Going Your Way. 16) Version. 17) Bad Mama Jamma. 18) Version.
[Label: Rhino (Cd: 1995)]
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.1984 - Dancing Time
(Original Press):
"Dancing Time" 1984 - (Top Rank)
"Dancing Time" 1984 - (Londisc)
Reissue: "Dancing Time" 1994 - (Esoldun)
Reissue: "Dancing Time" 2000 - (Culture Press) - (2 Cd)
[Compilation of Hits, It includes the full album "Dancing Time")
Editions:

"Dancing Time" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) The Show Must Go On. 2) The Show Must Go On (Version). 3) Get Cracking. 4) Get Cracking (Version). 5) Cherry Pie. 6) Cherry Pie (Version). 7) Keep On Riding. 8) Keep On Riding (Version). 9) People Get Ready. 10) People Get Ready (Version). 11) Here I Come Again. 12) Here I Come Again (Version). 13) Upfront Lover. 14) Upfront Lover (Version).
[Labels: Top Rank (Lp: 1984), Londisc (Lp: 1994)]

Reissue: "Dancing Time" 1994
Tracks:
1) The Show Must Go On. 2) The Show Must Go On (Instr.). 3)  Keep On Riding. 4) Keep On Riding (Instr.). 5) Up Front Lover. 6) Up Front Lover (Instr.). 7) Get Cracking. 8) Get Cracking (Instr.). 9) People Get Ready. 10) People Get Ready (Instr.). 11) Here I Come Again. 12) Here I Come Again (Instr.). 13) Cherry Pie. 14) Cherry Pie (Instr.). 15) Here I Come Again (Instr. Bis).
[Label: Esoldun (Cd: 1994)]

Reissue: "Dancing Time" 2000 - [Compilation of Hits, It includes the full album "Dancing Time"]
Tracks:
Cd 1: (Compilation of Hits)
1) Groovin'. 2) Yo Yo. 3) Sexy Thing (Version Maxi). 4) What Have Got To Do With It. 5)  Kill A Sound Tonight. 6) Cool Down. 7) People Get Ready. 8) Day O. 9) Come A Little Bit Closer. 10) Back Out. 11) Groovy King Of Love. 12) Sexy Thing (Instr.).
Cd 2:  (It includes the full album "Dancing Time")
1) The Show Must Go On. 2) The Show Must Go On (Instr.). 3)  Keep On Riding. 4) Keep On Riding (Instr.). 5) Up Front Lover. 6) Up Front Lover (Instr.). 7) Get Cracking. 8) Get Cracking (Instr.). 9) People Get Ready. 10) People Get Ready (Instr.). 11) Here I Come Again. 12) Here I Come Again (Instr.). 13) Cherry Pie. 14) Cherry Pie (Instr.). 15) Here I Come Again (Instr. Bis).
[Label: Culture Press (2 Cd: 2000)]
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.1984 - Johnny Osbourne
(Original Press):
"Johnny Osbourne" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Only A Sunday. 2) Check For You. 3) Reasons. 4) Iron Hand. 5) Cinderella. 6) Smiling Faces. 7) Haulampullup. 8) Midnight Attraction. 9) Few Are Chosen.
[Label: Lix Records (Lp: 1984)]
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.1984 - Reality
(Original Press):
"Reality" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dem Soldiers Are Coming + Version. 2) I Can't Depend On You + Version. 3) Rubba Dub Feeling + Version. 4) If You Love De Rubba Dub + Version. 5) Reality + Version. 6) True Love + Version. 7) For Your Love + Version.
[Labels: Selection (Lp: 1984), Capri Records (Digital Release: 2009)]
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.1985 - Rock Me Rock Me
(Original Press):
"Rock Me Rock Me" 1985 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Rock Me Rock Me. 2) How Could She Forget About Me. 3) No Standing Tonight. 4) Put On Your Dancing Shoes. 5) Rhythm Me This And Rhythm Me That. 6) One Rub A Dub For The Road. 7) Rock When I Tell You. 8) Ketchy Shooby. 9) Wipe Out Apratheid. 10) Midnight Mover.
[Label: Top Rank (Lp: 1985)]
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.1985 - Rub A Dub Soldier
(Original Press):
"Rub A Dub Soldier" 1985 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Rub A Dub Soldier. 2) Soldier Dub. 3) Budy Bye. 4) Bye Dub. 5) Rewind. 6) Winding Dub. 7) In You Area. 8) Area Dub. 9) Can't Test We. 10) Testing Dub. 11) Dance With You. 12) Dancing Dub.
[Label: Jammy's (Lp: 1985)]
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.1989 - Rougher Than Them - [Aka: "Smiling Faces" 1989]
(Original Press):
"Rougher Than Them" 1989 - (Digital B)
Aka: "Smiling Faces" 1989 - (Blue Mountain Records) - [Includes 3 bonus tracks]
"Rougher Than Them" 1989 - (VP Records)
Reissue: "Rougher Than Them" 1995 - (Vine Yard Records)
Editions:

"Rougher Than Them" 1989 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Fever. 2) Good Time Rock. 3) Smiling Faces. 4) Rude Boy Skank. 5) Mind Yuh Business. 6) Dance Nice Again. 7) Pretty Blue Eyes. 8) Only The Strong Survive. 9) Rougher Than Them.
[Labels: Digital B (Lp: 1989), VP Records (Lp: 1989)(Cd: 1992)(Digital Release: 2009), Vine Yard Records (Lp/Cd: 1995)]

Aka: "Smiling Faces" 1989 - (Same Album with 3 bonus tracks)
Tracks:
1) Fever. 2) Good Time Rock. 3) Smiling Faces. 4) Rude Boy Skank. 5) Mine Yuh Business. 6) Little Sound Boy. 7) Dance Nice Again. 8) Pretty Blue Eyes. 9) Only The Strong Survive. 10) Rougher Than Them. 11) Roots Man A Come. 12) Few Dollars More.
[Label: Blue Mountain Records (Lp: 1989)]
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.1989 - Nuh Dis (Come Ya Fe Drink Milk)
(Original Press):
"Nuh Dis (Come Ya Fe Drink Milk)" 1989 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Hold It Down. 2) Juggling Time. 3) Nuh Dis (Come Ya Fe Drink Milk). 4) Be My Girl. 5) Wonderful World. 6) Stand Good. 7) Man Have To Eat Food. 8) My Heart Is In Danger. 9) It Ain't Pretty. 10) Take It Easy.
[Label: Serious Business (Lp: 1989)]

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Album recorded & produced by King Tubby at the King Tubby's Studio
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.1992 - Groovin'
(Original Press):
"Groovin'" 1992 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Groovin. 2) People Get Ready. 3) Any Day Now. 4) Tra La La La La. 5) Back Out. 6) Kill A Sound Tonight. 7) Yo Yo. 8) Weep No More. 9) Day O. 10) Gimmie De Ting.
[Label: VP Records (Lp/Cd: 1992)]
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.1992 - Cool Down
(Original Press):
"Cool Down" 1992 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) I Forgot To Say I Love You. 2) Cool Down. 3) What About Me. 4) Come A Little Bit Closer. 5) Baby I Love Your Way. 6) You Sexy Thing. 7) True Confession. 8) What's Love Got To Do With It. 9) Groovy Kind Of Love. 10) I'm Missing You.
[Label: Top Rank (Lp: 1992)]
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.2001 - First Choice
(Original Press):
"First Choice" 2001 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Babylon. 2) Show Us The Way. 3) Three Gunman. 4) Heaven And Earth. 5) Different Strokes. 6) True Love. 7) I Don't Want To Be Lonely. 8) Come Back Baby. 9) Love You To the Max. 10) Wild Flower. 11) First Choice. 12) Sincerely.13) Stealing Love. 14) Gunman.
[Label: Wackies Music/Black Roots (Cd: 2001)(Digital Release: 2006)]

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Songs recorded in 1996
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.2002 - Close To You (Johnny Osbourne & The Chosen Few)
(Original Press):
"Close To You" (Johnny Osbourne & The Chosen Few) - 2002 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Johnny Osbourne "Ain't No Mountain". 2) Johnny Osbourne "Close To You". 3) Burning Souls "Jah House Of Love". 4) Johnny Osbourne "Set My People Free". 5) Len Hammond "Missing You". 6) Johnny Osbourne "Move Up Time". 7) Frankie Paul "S In Your Sex". 8) Johnny Osbourne "Money". 9) Johnny Osbourne & Tappa Zukie "Ram Dance Daddy". 10) Pam Hall "I Know I Can". 11) Johnny Osbourne "Thunder Rebel Sound". 12) Johnny Osbourne "If The Star Don't Shine". 13) Johnny Osbourne "War". 14) Johnny Osbourne "Run Wicked Run". 15) Johnny Osbourne "Slide & Wine". 16) Sanchez "I Will Make Love To You".
[Label: A1 Records (Cd: 2002)]

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3) Dub Albums:

.1983 - In Dub (Prince Jammy Presents Osbourne)
[Reissue:  Prince Jammy Presents A Dub Extravaganza "Uhuru In Dub" & "Osbourne In Dub - 1987]
(Original Press):
Prince Jammy Presents Osbourne "In Dub" 1983 - (CSA Records)
Reissue: Prince Jammy Presents Osbourne "In Dub" 1997 - (Charly Redords)
Reissue by CSA Records:
Prince Jammy Presents A Dub Extravaganza "Uhuru In Dub" & "Osbourne In Dub - 1987
(Prince Jammy Meet Osbourne And Uhuru Featuring Sly & Robbie)
[Includes 2 full dub albums]
Reissue by New Cross Records:
Prince Jammy Presents A Dub Extravaganza "Uhuru In Dub" & "Osbourne In Dub - 1992
(Prince Jammy Meet Osbourne And Uhuru Featuring Sly & Robbie)
[Includes 2 full dub albums]
Editions:

Prince Jammy Presents Osbourne  "In Dub" 1983 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Loving Tonight. 2) Reggae Stylee. 3) Dance Dub. 4) Jah Is With You. 5) Chopping Dub. 6) Pumping Dub. 7) Double Trouble. 8) See No Evil. 9) Pure Is The Soul. 10) Rise Up.
[Labels: CSA Records (Lp: 1983), Charly Records (Cd: 1997)(Digital Release: 2006)]

Reissue:
Prince Jammy Presents A Dub Extravaganza "Uhuru In Dub" & "Osbourne In Dub" 1987
(Prince Jammy Meet Osbourne And Uhuru Featuring Sly & Robbie)
Tracks:
Part 1: "Uhuru In Dub"
1) Eden Dub. 2) Mystic Mix. 3) His Imperial Majesty. 4) Weeping Willow. 5) Bad Girls Dub. 6) Tonight Is The Night. 7) Firehouse Special. 8) African Culture. 9) Crisis Dub. 10) Sound Man Style.
Part 2: "Osbourne In Dub"
1) Loving Tonight. 2) Reggae Stylee. 3) Dance Dub. 4) Jah Is With You. 5) Chopping Dub. 6) Pumping Dub. 7) Double Trouble. 8) See No Evil. 9) Pure Is The Soul. 10) Rise Up.
[Labels: CSA Records (2 Lp: 1987)(Cd: 1987), New Cross Records (Cd: 1992)]

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4) Collaborations & Guest Appearances:
Album:

.2000 - Vibe Volume 1 (Organized Kryme Featuring Johnny Osbourne)
(Original Press):
"Vibe Volume 1" (Organized Kryme Featuring Johnny Osbourne) 2000
Tracks:
1) Ice Cream Love. 2) Why Not. 3) Kryme Dog. 4) Yo Yo. 5) Surgeon General. 6) Who Goes. 7) Eternal. 8) Jah Love. 9) Alien. 10) Grievous Word.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
11) Yo Yo Brawta. 12) Ice Cream Brawta. 13) Jah Love Brawta. 14) Grievous Brawta.
[Label: 1st Step Records (Lp/Cd: 2000)]

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5) Compilation/Best of:
[Partial]

.1994 - Sexy Thing
[Compilation, songs taken from the albums "Groovin'" & "Cool Down"]
(Original Press):
"Sexy Thing" - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Groovin'*. 2) Yo Yo*. 3) Sexy Thing#. 4) What Have Got To Do With It#. 5) Kill A Sound Tonight*. 6) Cool Down#.7) People Get Ready*. 8) Day O*. 9) Come A Little Bit Closer#. 10) Back Out*. 11) Groovy King Of Love#. 12) Sexy Thing#.
[Label: Lagoon/Esoldun (Cd: 1994)]

!!!
Song taken from the album: Groovin'*
Song taken from the album: Cool Down#

This compilation was also reissued on
Johnny Osbourne "Dancing Time" 2000 - [Culture Press, 2 Cd]
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.1995 - Mr Budy Bye
[Compilation of hits]
(Original Press):
Editions:

Lp: "Mr Budy Bye" 1995 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Water Pumping. 2) What A La La. 3) Chopper. 4) Budy Bye. 5) Can't Leave Us Alone. 6) Trench Town School. 7) Mr. Walker. 8) Rock And Come In. 9) Rock it Tonight. 10) Folly Ranking. 11) No Ice Cream Sound. 12) Fire.
[Label: VP Records (Lp: 1995)]

Cd: "Mr Budy Bye" 1995 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) What A La La. 2) Chopper. 3) Can't Leave Us Alone. 4) Trench Town School. 5) Mr. Walker. 6) Rock And Come In. 7) Water Pumping. 8) Folly Ranking. 9) Fire Down Below. 10) Budy Bye. 11) Rewind. 12) Few Dollars More. 13) Fire. 14) On The Right Track. 15) Terrorist. 16) People Are You Ready (No Sound Like We). 17) Warrior. 18) Rock it Tonight. 19) No Ice Cream Sound.
[Label: VP Records (Cd: 1995)]
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.2008 - Most Wanted
[Compilation of hits with some extended 12" Mix]
(Original Press):
"Most Wanted" 2008 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Fally Ranking [12" Mix]. 2) Trench Town School [12" Mix]. 3) Ice Cream Love. 4) Back Off [With Papa Tullo] [12" Mix]. 5) Trying To Turn Me On [With Papa Tullo] [12" Mix]. 6) Give A Little Love. 7) Angel In My Arms [12" Mix]. 8) Water Pumping. 9) Rewind. 10) In The Area. 11) Buddy Bue Bue. 12) No Sound Like We. 13) Dub Plate Playing. 14) Struggle Ha Fi Gwan. 15) Trickster [12" Mix].
[Label: Greensleeves/VP Records (Cd: 2008)]

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Johnny Osbourne "Forthy Days Forthy Nights" (Soulove Records/Delamix Records)


Johnny Osbourne "Water Pumpin"


Johnny Osbourne "Budy Bye"


Johnny Osbourne @ Rototom Sunsplash


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In this page..... Johnny Osbourne

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Discography by Marco of Reggaediscography
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Johnny Osbourne in 1985
Johnny Osbourne in 2015

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