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Bob Marley and the Wailers / One Love
Album:One Love Collection:World
Artist:Bob Marley and the Wailers Added:01/1994
Label:Heartbeat 

Album Review
Sadie McFarlane
Reviewed 2006-04-08 
One Love: At Studio One, 1964-1966
Bob Marley and the Wailers – 2 CD Set
Reviewed by Beezher, 4/7/06
Bob Marley and the Wailers perform loads of Ska and Roots Reggae songs. Many of the songs also have Doo Wop vocal styling and the instrumentation is very simple and sweet for most of the songs.
Beezher’s Pics: CD1 - 2, 9, 6, and 19 / CD2 – 4, 5, 15, and 20
CD 1
1. (2:15) Acoustic, short and sweet with multiple voices chanting lines
2. (2:50) **Fun ska-ish song with bouncy horns
3. (3:40) Cute song about going home, occasional funny vocal noises,
4. (2:50) Doo Wop vocals layer a simple beat, lovey-dovey lyrics, smooth horn solo
5. (2:05) Mid tempo like the rest, mellow feel, slightly repetitive
6. (2:11) **Young and high pitched lead vocals, Bob must have been a Bobby then
7. (2:38) Funky intro, spiritual lyrics, sweet
8. (2:30) Sweet love song, with high horn solo
9. (2:42) **“Teenager in Love” the Wailer version, with a Doo Wop beat
10. (3:07) Slooooooow, low, romantic lyrics and vocals, little instrumentation
11.(2:42) Slow, nice guitar licks and solo, bluesy feel
12.(2:45) Bouncey twangy guitars, harmonica solo, nice
13.(2:54) Messes up in the beginning, seconds of silence, turns into a cute song
14.(2:44) Frustrated love song, keyboard organ-like solo in the middle
15.(2:11) Nice horn loop, cutesy vocals, yeah yeah…
16.(2:13) “Do You Love Me” the Wailer version, I can dig it
17.(3:15) Slow Doo Wop, lonely boy message
18.(3:02) Fun percussive intro, funky ska
19.(3:19) **Early version of One Love, very nice
20.(2:38) Lovey dovey lyrics, fun horns blowing throughout
21.(2:12) Spiritual, deep introspective lyrics
CD 2
1. (3:06) Slow love song, simple and sweet, crooning vocals
2. (2:21) Dooobie Doobie Do Wa…nice vocals
3. (3:34) Slow and mellow, on the verge of crying the whole time
4. (2:59) **Slick Ska fusion with the Jerk, smooth and fun
5. (3:02) **Deep and grooves well, jazzy horn solo in middle and end
6. (2:35) Acoustic rehearsal, female vocals are very prominent, light, yet deep
7. (3:16) Actual version of “Wages of Love”, nice
8. (3:08) Fun instrumentation, twangy bits of guitar here and there
9. (2:43) High falsetto background vocals, sad song
10. (2:24) Social commentary song about the prison system
11. (3:07) Slow and funky roots reggae, deep song lyrics
12. (2:34) Mellow and introspective, soft and smooth lead vocals
13. (2:45) Slow ska number, simple
14. (2:39) This one grooves slowly, nice love song, you can hear the record static
15. (2:23) **The most upbeat of both albums, jerk it out kind of feel, fun!
16. (2:59) Slowish, nice vocal harmony, chill song
17. (2:55) Slooooow and low, sweet vocals, interesting lyrics
18. (2:33) Mellow love song, short and sweet
19. (2:49) Deep social song, we all need some good ol’ freedom
20. (1:50) **Slow rock steady, lovely lyrics and vocals, sweet song

Track Listing
1.This Train 21.And I Love Her
2.Simmer Down 22.Rude Boy
3.I Am Going Home 23.I'm Still Waiting
4.Do You Remember 24.Ska Jerk
5.Mr. Talkative 25.Somewhere to Lay My Head
6.Habits 26.Wages of Love Rehearsal
7.Amen 27.Wages of Love
8.Go Jimmy Go 28.I'm Gonna Put It on
9.Teenager in Love 29.Cry to Me
10.I Need You 30.Jailhouse
11.It Hurts to Be Alone 31.Sinner Man
12.True Confession 32.Who Feels It Knows It
13.Lonesome Feeling 33.Let Him Go
14.There She Goes 34.When the Well Runs Dry
15.Diamond Baby 35.Can't You See
16.Playboy 36.What Am I Supposed to Do
17.Where's the Girl for Me 37.Rolling Stone
18.Hooligan 38.Bend Down Low
19.One Love 39.Freedom Time
20.Love and Affection 40.Rocking Steady