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  • The Best of the Morwells [Nighthawk, 1981] B

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The Best of the Morwells [Nighthawk, 1981]
These half-legendary reggae veterans deserve a U.S. compilation, but not every hitmaker on an island of two million is guaranteed to lead us into Zion. Bingy Bunny moans guilelessly, a laid-back Winston Rodney, while Flabba Holt and Style Scott keep the riddims so close to earth you have to figure they don't command any chancier options. B