The Gladiators

Formed 1968.

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The Gladiators

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The Gladiators are a Jamaican roots reggae band, most popular during the 1970s. The core was Albert Griffiths (guitarist and singer), Clinton Fearon (bassist and singer) and Gallimore Sutherland rhythm guitar and singer. The two most famous albums are Trenchtown Mix Up (1976) and Proverbial Reggae (1978) with songs as "Hearsay", "Jah Works", "Dreadlocks the Times is Now". "Mix Up", "Music Makers from Jamaica", and "Soul Rebel" – a song written by The Wailers. Gladiators also cooperated with the toaster U-Roy.

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  1. Review of Dreadlocks The Time Is Now

    Dreadlocks The Time Is Now 2004

    Reviewed by Jack Smith
    ...an excellent starting point for any Bob Marley fan wanting a wider appreciation of...