Englishman (album)
Englishman is an album by Jamaica
Jamaica is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length, up to in width and 10,990 square kilometres in area. It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about south of Cuba, and west of Hispaniola, the island harbouring the nation-states Haiti and the Dominican Republic...

n dancehall
Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s. Initially dancehall was a more sparse version of reggae than the roots style, which had dominated much of the 1970s. In the mid-1980s, digital instrumentation became more prevalent, changing the sound considerably,...

 musician Barrington Levy
Barrington Levy
Barrington Levy is a reggae and dancehall artist from Jamaica.-Career:In 1976, Levy formed a band with his cousin, Everton Dacres, called the Mighty Multitude; the pair released "My Black Girl" in 1977...

, released in 1979 (see 1979 in music
1979 in music
See also:Record labels established in 1979* 1979 in music This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1979.-January–February:*January 1...

). A relaxed, sultry album, Englishman was one of Levy's most popular albums, especially outside of Jamaica. The Roots Radics
Roots Radics
The Roots Radics Band was formed in 1978 by bass player Errol "Flabba" Holt and guitarist Eric "Bingy Bunny" Lamont. They were joined by many great musicians. As a combined force the Roots Radics became a well-respected studio and stage band, which dominated the sound in the first half of the 1980s...

 provided the rhythm tracks.

Track listing

  1. "Englishman" (Lawes) – 3:31
  2. "If You Give to Me" (Levy) – 3:58
  3. "Sister Carol" (Levy) – 3:52
  4. "Don't Fuss nor Fight" (Lawes, Levy) – 2:36
  5. "Look Girl" (Levy) – 3:11
  6. "Look Youthman" (Levy) – 3:12
  7. "Send a Moses" (Lawes) – 3:32
  8. "Black Heart Man" (Lawes) – 4:15
  9. "Money Makes Friends" (Lawes) – 3:59
  10. "Bend Your Back" (Lawes) – 3:24


  • Barrington Levy - vocals
  • Earl "Chinna" Smith - lead guitar
  • Winston "Bo-Pee" Bowen - rhythm guitar
  • Errol "Flabba" Holt
    Errol Holt
    Errol Holt , also known as Errol Carter and by his nickname Flabba, is a Jamaican bass guitar player who was a member of The Morwells and the Roots Radics and has played on hundreds of Jamaican albums.-Biography:...

     - bass
  • Carlton "Santa" Davis - drums
  • Gladstone Anderson
    Gladstone Anderson
    Gladstone Anderson , also known by his nickname "Gladdy", is a Jamaican pianist, keyboard player, and singer, who has played a major part in the island's musical history, playing a key role in defining the ska sound and the rocksteady beat, and playing on hundreds of recordings as a session...

     - keyboards
  • Christopher "Sky Juice" Blake - percussion
  • Prince Jammy, Scientist
    Scientist (musician)
    Scientist, born Hopeton Brown in Kingston, Jamaica, 1960 , was a protégé of King Tubby , one of the originators of dub music.-Biography:...

    - engineers
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