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The Best of the Wailers
Studio album by The Wailers
ReleasedAugust 1971[1]
Recorded1969-70 at Dynamic Sound Studios in Kingston, Jamaica[1]
ProducerLeslie Kong[1]
The Wailers chronology
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The Best of the Wailers
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The Best of the Wailers is an album by The Wailers, released in August 1971.[1] Despite its title, it is not a compilation album. The album was recorded in 1969-1970 (prior to the band's involvement with Lee Perry) but only released in 1971.

The album was produced by Leslie Kong, who died of a heart attack at the age of 38 a week after the album was released.[1]

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Soul Shakedown Party"
  2. "Stop The Train"
  3. "Caution"
  4. "Soul Captives"
  5. "Go, Tell it on The Mountain"

Side two

  1. "Can't You See"
  2. "Soon Come"
  3. "Cheer Up"
  4. "Back Out"
  5. "Do It Twice"

2004 Remaster Bonus Tracks

  1. "Soul Shakedown Party" (Version)
  2. "Soon Come" (Version)


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