Online Reggae Magazine


Reggae artists, biographies, discographies, new releases, photos, videos, music samples.

Congos (the) - Heart Of The Congos

Congos (the) - Heart Of The Congos

Congos (the) - Heart Of The Congos

Get this disc

Released in 1977


 The Congos - Fisherman

Get the flash player to see this video. Adobe® Flash® Player is a cross-platform browser-based application runtime that delivers uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across screens and browsers.


Artist/Band: Congos (the)
Album name: Heart Of The Congos

Produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry.
Recorded and mixed at Black Ark studio by Lee Perry.
The second press on Black Art in 1978 doesn't have the same mix (samples added for example) as the first press in 1977.
The following press (Jah Live (1978), Congo Ashanty (1978), Go Feet (1981), Sunfire (Ja mid 90's), VP Records (1994), Sunfire, Spalax and Absolute) have the same mix as the second Black Art press (1978) (more audio effects, cow bells, ...).
Reissued on Blood & Fire in 1996 with 7 bonus tracks (and another mix).


N. Artist(s) Title
1The CongosFisherman
2The CongosCongoman
3The CongosOpen up the Gate
4The CongosChildren Crying
5The CongosLa Bam Bam
6The CongosCan't Come In
7The CongosSodom And Gomorrow
8The CongosThe Wrong Thing
9The CongosArk Of Covenant
10The CongosSolid Foundation


Black Art LP  1977
Black Art LP  1978
Jah Live LP  1978
Frank R LP  1978
Congo Ashanty LP  1979
Go Feet LP  1981
VP Records LP  1994
VP Records CD  1994
Spalax CD  1997
Sunfire ..  199X
Congo LP  19XX
Asolute CD  2005

Cover history

1978 - Black Art (2nd press), 1979 - Congo Ashanty, 1994 - VP Records
1978 - Jah Live (fr.)
2005 - Absolute

Browse discography

  • Congos (the) - Heart Of The CongosCongos (the) - Heart Of The Congos
  • Congos (the) - Congo AshantiCongos (the) - Congo Ashanti
  • Congos (the) - Image Of AfricaCongos (the) - Image Of Africa
  • Congos (the) - Face The MusicCongos (the) - Face The Music
  • Congos (the) - Best Of Congos Vol. 1Congos (the) - Best Of Congos Vol. 1
  • Congos (the) - Heart Of The CongosCongos (the) - Heart Of The Congos
  • Congos (the) - Natty Dread Rise AgainCongos (the) - Natty Dread Rise Again
  • Congos (the) - RevivalCongos (the) - Revival
  • Congos (the) - Live At Maritime HallCongos (the) - Live At Maritime Hall
  • Congos (the) - Lion TreasureCongos (the) - Lion Treasure
  • Congos (the) - Congo AshantiCongos (the) - Congo Ashanti
  • Congos (the) - Give Them The RightsCongos (the) - Give Them The Rights
  • Congos (the) - Inna De YardCongos (the) - Inna De Yard
  • Congos (the) - Cock Mouth Kill CockCongos (the) - Cock Mouth Kill Cock
  • Congos (the) - FeastCongos (the) - Feast
  • Congos (the) - Swinging BridgeCongos (the) - Swinging Bridge
  • Congos (the) - Heart Of The Congos Congos (the) - Heart Of The Congos
  • Congos (the) - Back In The Black ArkCongos (the) - Back In The Black Ark
  • Pura Vida and The Congos - We Nah Give UpPura Vida and The Congos - We Nah Give Up


The Congos

The Congos photo

Reggae New Releases

Vivian Jones - Deep Roots

Lana Sounds
May 2017

Ras Zacharri and MNIB - Love Over Hate

Shem Ha Boreh Records
September 2017

Jesse Royal - Lily Of Da Valley

Easy Star Records
October 2017

All new releases  

© 2007-2017 United Reggae. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited. Read about copyright

Terms of use | About us | Contact us | Authors | Newsletter | A-Z

Partners: All Sides Pictures | Biodiv'Ecrins | GeoNature | Jammin Reggae Archives | DAVIBE Jamaica | Jamaican Raw Sessions | | Le moulin des frènes | Le portrait de Doudou | La Face B MJC Briançon | One One One Wear