The Abyssinians

The Abyssinians

The Abyssinians

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Top Songs

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Know Jah Today
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Satta Amassa Gana Dub
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Satta Massagana
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Praise Him Dub
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Peculiar Dub Extended Mix

Albums

  • Satta Dub (Deluxe Expanded Edition)

    Sep 2017 • 33 songs

  • Satta Dub: The Abyssinians In Dub
  • Arise

    Aug 2015 • 18 songs

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The Abyssinians

Biography

Few groups better captured the heart and soul of roots reggae than the Abyssinians; the vocal trio's heavenly close harmonies, dark melodies, and Rastafarian themes, all delivered with a deep spiritual feeling, were instrumental in defining and refining the genre. Bernard Collins and Donald Manning were longtime friends, and neither initially planned a career in music. That all changed one night in 1968, when during a creative burst, the pair composed "Satta Massa Gana" (also spelled "Satta Amassa Gana"). Proof of their Rastafarian devotion is found in the title, which is Amha...
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