Song of the Day #5,074: ‘Soul Shake Down Party’ – The Wailers

1971 saw the release of Bob Marley’s fourth studio album, The Best of the Wailers, and again, the title is confusing. This was not a greatest hits package, but a 10-song collection of all-new recordings.

And if it feels like a throwback compared to the two albums preceding it, that’s because the tracks were recorded a year and a half earlier, before Marley and the Wailers joined forces with producer Lee “Scratch” Perry.

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