THE ABYSSINIANS / “Satta Massagana” (1976 Version)

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7 Responses to “THE ABYSSINIANS / “Satta Massagana” (1976 Version)”

Lawson Says:
April 2nd, 2006 at 11:20 am

This was my first experience with the Abyssinians and my first hearing Satta Massagana, which is obviously a classic. Soulfilling and timeless. I gotta get more.

rx scabin Says:
April 2nd, 2006 at 2:38 pm

I remeber hearing the Satta Massagana rhythm behind a lot of roots.

ajani tafari Says:
April 2nd, 2006 at 4:31 pm

i first heard satta when the movie rockers first came out. it still is awonderful, powerful piece of music

Adjua Dubb Says:
April 3rd, 2006 at 7:59 pm

Satta, is the true embodiment of reggae, spiritual, reflective, passive yet aggressive. A monumental tune that continues to be a endemic upon each listen. A song you never tire of as its timeless melody leaves a lasting imprint in your soul.

Nesta Says:
April 8th, 2006 at 1:19 am

Not sure what you’re looking for on the Tosh recording, but it has similarities to Prince Buster’s “Judge Dread.” Incidentally, that song was a response to Derrick Morgan’s “Tougher Than Tough,” and Peter Tosh later recorded a song called “The Toughest.” » version a version (riddim meth0d repost) Says:
May 5th, 2010 at 11:53 am

[…] rs i suppose i chalked it up to that ol’ wacky jamaican creativity or assumed it was amharic or something. recorded in 1978, the song foreshadows reggae’s embrace of […]

October 3rd, 2016 at 1:06 am

Yes! Finally something about SATTA.

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