BOB MARLEY WAILERS - COULD YOU BE LOVED 12" Maxi single

12" Maxi Single in Super Sound Recording formatĀ 

Released in 1979, Bob Marley and the Wailers' "Could You Be Loved" 12" Supersound Maxi Single showcased reggae brilliance in the Super Sound Recording format. This musical gem exemplified Marley's iconic fusion of reggae, rock, and soul. With its extended playtime, it amplified the impact of the track, contributing significantly to the era's musical landscape and solidifying Bob Marley's legacy in the global music scene.

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Record Description:

"Could You Be Loved" is a single by Bob Marley & The Wailers, released in 1980 on the Island Records with Blue label. The single features the title track, as well as the B-side "One Drop".

"Could You Be Loved" is one of Marley's most popular and well-known songs. Its upbeat rhythm and catchy chorus have made it a favorite among fans and a staple on radio stations around the world. The song's message of love and unity is in keeping with Marley's philosophy of social justice and equality.

The B-side, "One Drop", is another classic track from Marley & The Wailers. Its laid-back groove and smooth vocals make it a favorite among fans of the band's more mellow and soulful side.

The single was released at a time when Marley's popularity was at its peak, and it helped to solidify his status as one of the most important and influential musicians of the 20th century. Its success also helped to bring reggae music to a wider audience, and paved the way for future generations of reggae artists.

In addition to its musical and cultural significance, "Could You Be Loved" is also notable for its innovative use of technology. The song features a drum machine, which was a relatively new and unusual instrument for reggae music at the time. The drum machine helped to give the song its distinctive sound and rhythm, and was an early example of the ways in which technology could be used to enhance and innovate within the genre.

Music Genre:

  Reggae 

Album Production Information:

  The album: "Could You Be Loved 12" Super Sound Single" was produced by: Bob Marley and the Wailers, Chris Blackwell

Record Label Information:

  Blue Island 600 249 

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

  1979 Made in Germany  
Track Listing of: "Could You Be Loved 12" Super Sound Single"

The Songs/tracks on "BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Could You Be Loved 12" Super Sound Single" are

  1. Could You Be Loved
  2. One Drop
  3. Ride Natty Ride
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