731454889322
Catch A Fire

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Format: CD
Label: ISLAND
Catalog: 548893
Rel. Date: 06/12/2001
UPC: 731454889322

Catch A Fire
Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers
Format: CD
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''Catch a Fire'' is the major-label-debut album for Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, released on Island Records in 1973. The album established the band as international superstars. Leader Bob Marley in particular became world-famous. The socially aware lyrics and militant tone surprised many listeners, but others were attracted to songwriters Marley and Peter Tosh's confrontational subjects and optimistic view of a future free from oppression.

''Catch a Fire'' peaked at #171 and #51 on Billboard's (North America) Pop Albums and Black Albums charts respectively. It is number 123 on ''Rolling Stones list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, the second highest placement of the five Bob Marley albums on the list, after the posthumous compilation album Legend. It is also regarded as one of the top reggae albums of all time. - Wikipedia