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Soul Rebels
Studio album by The Wailers
ReleasedDecember 1970
RecordedAugust - November 1970
GenreReggae
Length33:09
LabelTrojan
ProducerLee Perry
The Wailers chronology
The Wailing Wailers
(1965)
Soul Rebels
(1970)
Soul Revolution
(1971)

Soul Rebels is an album by The Wailers, their first album to be released outside of Jamaica. The Wailers approached producer Lee "Scratch" Perry in August 1970 to record an entire album, and the sessions took place at Randy's Studio 17 in Kingston, Jamaica until November.

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Allmusic gave Soul Rebels a glowing retrospective review, calling it "a strange and wonderful set of early reggae that at times plays fast and loose with the already established conventions of the genre".[1]

Track listing

All tracks written by Bob Marley, except where noted.

Side one

  1. "Soul Rebel" - 3:22
  2. "Try Me" - 2:50
  3. "It's Alright" - 2:39
  4. "No Sympathy" (Peter Tosh) - 2:18
  5. "My Cup" (James Brown) - 3:39
  6. "Soul Almighty" - 2:45

Side two

  1. "Rebel's Hop" (Curtis Mayfield, Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong, Bob Marley)- 2:43
  2. "Corner Stone" - 2:33
  3. "400 Years" (Tosh)- 2:37
  4. "No Water" - 2:12
  5. "Reaction" - 2:46
  6. "My Sympathy (400 Years Version)" - 2:45

"No Sympathy" and "400 Years" - vocals by Peter Tosh.


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