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Hugh Mundell

  • Africa Must Be Free by 1983 [Rockers, 1985] B+

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Africa Must Be Free by 1983 [Rockers, 1985]
Mundell was all of sixteen when he cut this record in 1976; in 1983 he was shot to death. He brings to the naivete that can be so annoying in Rasta homilies a sweet, clear, militant innocence rendered even more delicate by Augustus Pablo's piano-tinged production. He believes in life everlasting, and he probably deserved it. B+