• Third World's classic song about revolution (article)

    From Jason Gross@21:1/5 to All on Thu Jun 1 17:29:10 2023

    In the latest issue of Perfect Sound Forever <http://www.furious.com/perfect/index0623.html>, you'll find (among other things):

    Reggae history/revolution connection, by Eric Doumerc
    "Third World's "96° in the Shade," also known by its alternative title ("1865"), is one of the best-known reggae songs thanks to its catchy melody and its revolutionary message. The song was released in 1977 on the band's second album, also titled 96°
    in the Shade, and has been part of the band's live repertoire for many years. "96° in the Shade" is a powerful evocation of a sad episode in Jamaican history, that is the repression by the colonial authority of a peasants' revolt in 1865 (the Morant Bay

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