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Various Artists / Joe Gibbs 12" Super Groover
Album:Joe Gibbs 12" Super Groover Collection:Reggae
Artist:Various Artists Added:05/2010
Label:Vp Records 

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Add Date:2010-05-23 Pull Date:2010-07-25 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:25 Jul11 Jul4 Jul27 Jun20 Jun13 Jun30 May
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1.Jul 08, 2021:Alphabet Soup
Su Su Pon Rasta/ Stop Su Su Pon The Dread
4.Jul 10, 2010:New World Disorder
Playmate Aka Bum Ball/ Scorcher
2.Jul 16, 2011:New World Disorder
Playmate Aka Bum Ball/ Scorcher
5.Jul 03, 2010:New World Disorder
Playmate Aka Bum Ball/ Scorcher
3.Jul 24, 2010:New World Disorder
The Man In Me/ Loving Galore, Time Stiff/ Time So Rough
6.Jun 26, 2010:New World Disorder
The Man In Me/ Loving Galore

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2010-05-21 
Joe Gibbs 12” Super Groover
Reviewed by Sadie O, 5/21/10
Obscure roots rock Reggae songs together with their toasts. A typical Reggae 12” would have a song and the toast on one side and the riddim and dub on the other, so this is the action side of all these 12” gems. Joe Gibbs was not only a top producer, he’s got the absolute cream of reggae musicians laying down the riddims, even if you’ve probably never heard of more than a couple of the vocalists. They’re stoned and strange vocalists, though.
No FCCs detected. I like 1, 4, 5, 8, 10 and 11 best.
1. 5:49 ****sparse downtempo one-drop with prominent piano and bass, lovely vocals, crazy spoken interlude, equally crazy toast. Truly odd. In fact, if you want to see just how odd a couple of stoned Jamaicans can get, take a listen.
2. 6:24 ***downtempo bubble with rather exotic riddim, “why can’t we all just get along” lyrics. “su su” means “suspicion”, FWIW. Smooth transition to toast with lots of great syndrum and Trinity.
3. 6:15 **midtempo jaunty riddim, stoned singing. Startling toast.
4. 7:25 ****upbeat riddim with burbly farfisa and tent revival camp vocals. Rasta ranting toast. I think they’re a bit too happy about asking for the wicked to burn to ashes…
5. 7:03 ****downtempo stepping razor skank, Junior Murvin’s inimitable falsetto. Alarming intro to toast, fairly mild actual toast.
6. 7:10 **groovy uptempo bounce with squonky keyboard, pretty “R&B” female vocals. Would be utter pap, but the riddim is happy-making and the toast is appropriately loopy.
7. 7:10 elevator music, cover of a terrible “soul” hit – “Joe” is a misnomer, but it’s pretty funny. The toast is quite good, but getting through the song isn’t worth it.
8. 5:38 ****very slow but cool one-drop with syndrum, fine vocal harmonies. Profoundly odd toast.
9. 7:07 *downtempo but upbeat skank, serviceable singing. Rather ghastly transition to toast – not one of Zukie’s best (Lone Ranger did a great job with almost identical lyrics.)
10. 6:05 ****so weird… bouncy riddim, rasta remake of a revival meeting number. It doesn’t quite compute, which is good. Scorching toast – clearly rather naughty, which computes even less. Yay!
11. 6:37 ****slow and made for slow dancing, sweet falsetto love song. In a rub-a-dub stylee, yes iyah!

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Earth & Stone Featuring Snuffy & WallyRing Craft/ Dreader Mafia
2.Naggo Morris & TrinitySu Su Pon Rasta/ Stop Su Su Pon The Dread
3.Sylford Walker & TrinityBurn Babylon/ Don't Trouble Natty Dread
4.Carl Brown & Prince MohammedLet The Power Fall/ Give I Power
5.Junior Murvin & TrinityTime Stiff/ Time So Rough
6.Carol Gonzales & Paddy RootsSweet Sensation/ Sweet Drum And Bass
7.Ruddy Thomas Featuring Joe Tex & U-BlackBeing With Joe
8.Home T. Four & Delroy JonesPlaymate Aka Bum Ball/ Scorcher
9.Sammy Dread & Tappa ZukieDreadlocks Girl/ She Never Love Me So
10.Icho Candy & Errol ScorcherCaptain Selassie/ Under Me
11.Junior Vibes & U-MikeThe Man In Me/ Loving Galore