The mighty U Roy is the originator, the man who put the DJ phenomenon on the map and made it an artform, from Kingston Jamaica to the corners of all the Dancefloors, Clubs and Sound Systems across the world. U Roy began his musical career spinning records for Doctor Dickies Sound System way back in 1961 and since worked with just about every legendary jamacian dub artists since; Lee Perry, Sir George The Atomic, Keith Hudson, Duke Reid and most famously King Tubby!
‘I am The Originator’ is a collection of some of his best loved mid 70’s cuts where he provides the DJ cut for tracks by Johnny Clarke, Delroy Wilson, Cornell Campbell, Linval Thompson and many more!
This CD includes two extra heavy cuts which sees the great voice of Slim Smith on his ‘Let’s Stick Together’ becomes `Ain’t To Proud To Beg’and Cornell Campbell’s ‘Stand Firm’ works with U Roy to sign us off with `I Shall Not Remove’.
Includes production by Bunny Lee, Lee Perry, Keith Kudson! Aswell as musical imput from the legendary Sly and Robbie, Tommy McCook, Aston ‘Family Man’ Barrett, Tony Chin and more.