Originally released in 1977. The misleadingly titled "The Best Of Freddy McKay" is the fourth album of the artist and not a compilation. The fruit of collaboration with the producer Alvin "GG's" Ranglin.
Recorded at Channel One & Harry J studios and backed by The Revolutionaries it marks the entrance of McKay in the Roots Reggae era.
The jamaican singer, born in 1947, has first recorded for Prince Buster in 1967 but his first hit coming the same year with "Love is a Treasure" produced this time by Duke Reid.
Will follow numerous recordings for Coxsone Dodd who will release his first album "Picture on the wall" in 1971 on his label Studio One.
"The best of Freddy McKay" is reissue in vinyl for the first time, exclusively distributed by Onlyroots Records under license from Alvin Ranglin.