Song of the Day #5,078: ‘Burnin’ and Lootin” – The Wailers

Continuing a torrid release pace, The Wailers dropped their fifth album in three years, and their second in just six months, in October of 1973. That album was Burnin’, their second straight release recorded in Jamaica and mixed and overdubbed by producer Chris Blackwell in London.

Like Catch a Fire before it, Burnin’ features some of Marley’s best-known tracks, including opener ‘Get Up, Stand Up’ and ‘I Shot the Sheriff,’ which Eric Clapton took to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 just a year later.

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