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The Abyssinians

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The Abyssinians

The Abyssinians has been played over 20 times on NTS, first on 1 June 2013. The Abyssinians's music has been featured on 22 episodes.

The Abyssinians are a Jamaican roots reggae group, famous for their close harmonies and promotion of the Rastafari movement in their lyrics.

The vocal trio was originally formed in 1968 by Bernard Collins and Donald Manning. Their first song was "Satta Massagana", which was strongly influenced by Carlton Manning's "Happy Land". "Satta Massagana" is a Rastafarian hymn sung partly in the ancient Ethiopian Amharic language. They recruited a third vocalist, who was still at school and often unable to attend rehearsals; he…

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Declaration Of Rights
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Coxsone Records0
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Satta Massa Gana
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Clinch Records0
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African Race
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Different1979
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Black Man Strain
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Azul2013
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Prophesy
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Clinch Records1974
Prophesy
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Prophesy
The Abyssinians
Clinch Records1988
Prophesy
The AbyssiniansClinch Records1988
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Praise Him
The Abyssinians
Alligator Records1982
Praise Him
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I And I
The Abyssinians
Klik Chart Sounds 20011977
I And I
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Hey You
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Tuff Gong1978
Hey You
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