Heart of the Congos  

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Heart of the Congos is a roots reggae album by The Congos, produced by famous producer Lee "Scratch" Perry at his Black Ark studio with a studio band including Boris Gardiner on bass and Ernest Ranglin on guitar. The album was released in 1977.


Track listing

All tracks written by Cedric Myton and Roydel Johnson, except tracks 1 and 2 written by Cedric Myton, Roydel Johnson and Lee Perry.

Side one

  1. "Fisherman"
  2. "Congoman"
  3. "Open Up the Gate"
  4. "Children Crying"
  5. "La La Bam-Bam"

Side two

  1. "Can't Come In"
  2. "Sodom and Gomorrow"
  3. "The Wrong Thing"
  4. "Ark of the Covenant"
  5. "Solid Foundation"


Produced by The Congos and Lee "Scratch" Perry. Recorded at the Black Ark 1976–77, Cardiff Crescent, Washington Gardens, Kingston, Jamaica.

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