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Culture is a Jamaican roots rock reggae group founded in 1976. Originally they were known as the African Disciples. Critically considered one of the most authentic traditional reggae acts, at the time of the first Rolling Stone Record Guide publication, they were the only band of any genre whose every recording received a five-star review (of bands with more than one recording in the guide). Roots Reggae is the name given to Rastafarian reggae music from Jamaica, which evolved from Ska and Rocksteady and made famous by the legendary singer/songwriter Bob Marley. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the music magazine. ...

"Share the riches with the poor
Before they share the poverty with you" [Culture, Share the Riches]


The members of the trio are: Poverty is the state of being without, often associated with need, hardship and lack of resources across a wide range of circumstances. ...

The recording that put Culture on the map was "Two Sevens Clash," a reference to the two sevens in the year 1977. This recording was recorded at Joe Gibbs Recording Studio in Kingston in 1978. Featured musicians include:
Joseph Hill is the lead singer and songwriter for the reggae band Culture, most famous for their 1977 hit Two sevens clash. ... Joseph Jackson Gibbs (born November 25, 1940 in Mocksville, North Carolina) is a NASCAR team owner and a football coach in the National Football League. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...

  • Sly Dunbar
  • Lloyd Parks
  • Franklin Waul
  • Errol Nelson
  • Harold Butler
  • Eric Lamont ("Bingy Bunny")
  • Robbie Shakespear
  • Lennox Gordon
  • Uzziah Thompson ("Sticky")
  • Herman Marquis
  • Vin Gordon
  • Tommy McCook
  • Bobby Ellis

"Two Sevens Clash" was reissued by Shanachie in 1987. Sly Dunbar was born on 10 May 1952, in Kingston, Jamaica. ...


Discography

  • Two Sevens Clash
  • Harder Than the Rest
  • Lion Rock
  • Nuff Crisis
  • Good Things
  • Culture at Work
  • Culture in Culture
  • Three Sides to My Story
  • International Herb
  • Wings of a Dove
  • Too Long in Slavery
  • Trod On
  • One Stone
  • Baldhead Bridge
  • Trust Me
  • 17 Chapters of Culture
  • Ras Portraits
  • Cultural Livity: Culture Live '98 (Live)
  • Production Something
  • Obeah Peace and Love
  • Cumbolo
  • Culture in Dub: 15 Dub Shots Heartbeat
  • Stoned Ras.
  • Payday
  • Peace and Love
  • Humble African
  • Live in Africa 2002
  • Healing of the Nations
  • World Peace Rounder 2003

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Culture (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (196 words)
Culture was a Jamaican roots reggae group founded in 1976.
Joseph Hill, who came to symbolise the face of Culture, died in Germany on 19 August 2006 while the group was on tour.
This article on a Caribbean band or other musical ensemble is a stub.
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