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Mikey Dread - Dread At The Controls download mp3
Dread At The Controls
Roots Reggae
MP3 album size:
1918 mb
Other formats:
4.2 ✪

Complete your Mikey Dread collection. Evolutionary Rockers ‎(LP, Album). Dread At The Controls. Dread At The Controls ‎(LP, Album, Promo). Trojan Records, Trio Records. Dread At The Controls (Debut Album "Evolutionary Rockers") ‎(CD, Album, RE).

Evolutionary Rockers ‎ (LP, Album). Mikey Dread - Love The Dread 1979 2:53. Mikey Dread - Everybody Needs A Proper Education 7:24. Mikey Dread - The King In The Ring 4:01. TheCoelocanth, Captain-Franky.

Mikey Dread was a Jamaican singer who played an important role in the popularization of the reggae during the 1970s. His second album, Dread at the Controls, was released in 1979 and can be seen as a crucial album in the reggae world. Some of the most superb rhythms he recorded for this album, with the help of musicians like Robbie Shakespeare, Ranchie McLean, and Earl "Bagga" Walker.

Although it's the dub version of this album that was to reach legendary status, the original vocal version of Dread at the Controls is equally crucial

Mikey Dread - Voice of Jah (03:44, 320Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Walk Rastfarian Way (03:48, 192Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Step by Step (04:54, 192Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Dread Combination (04:15, 192Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Everybody needs a proper Education (Extended) (07:22, 192Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Barbers Saloon (Extended) (07:20, 192Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Love the Dread (02:57, 192Kb/s). Mikey Dread - Dread at the Controls (1979). Dread at the Controls (1979) - download the album and listen online. On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more.

Artists Mikey Dread Dread at the Controls. This album has an average beat per minute of 130 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 124/144 BPM). See the BPM profile of this album. Tracklist - Dread at the Controls. With Dread and some other fine studio professionals behind the controls in the studio he recorded some of his best known songs

Michael George Campbell (4 June 1954 – 15 March 2008), better known as Mikey Dread, was a Jamaican singer, producer, and broadcaster. He was one of the most influential performers and innovators in reggae music. Born in Port Antonio, one of five children, from an early age, Campbell showed a natural aptitude for engineering and electronics. As a teenager he performed with the Safari and Sound of Music sound systems, and worked on his high school's radio station.


A1 Everybody Needs A Proper Education
A2 Dread Combination
A3 Love The Dread
A4 Voice Of Jah
B1 Step By Step
B2 Walk Rastafari Way
B3 King In The Ring
B4 Barber Saloon

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – New Town Sound Ltd.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd.


  • Bass – Ranchie McLean*, Earl "Bagga" Walker, Robert Shakespear*
  • Clavinet – Franklyn Waul*
  • Design – Rocking Russian
  • Drums – Santa*, Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, Sly Dunbar
  • Electric Piano – Augustus Pablo
  • Engineer – Ernest Hoo Kim*, Errol Brown , Errol T*, Prince Jammy
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Michael Campbell, Trevor Elliott
  • Engineer [Remix Engineer] – King Tubby, Prince Jammy
  • Guitar – Winston "Bo-Pee" Bowen*, Earl "Chinna" Smith, Radcliffe "Dougie" Bryan
  • Organ – Ansel Collins
  • Painting – Clinton
  • Percussion – Latty Gourzong*, Skully*, Sticky*
  • Photography By – David Hendley*
  • Piano – Gladstone Anderson
  • Synthesizer – Franklyn "Bubbler" Waul
  • Tenor Saxophone – Felix "Deadly" Headley*
  • Trombone – Vin Gordon
  • Written-By, Producer, Arranged By – Michael Campbell

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): PA-23012 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): PA-23012 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): PA 23012A 111
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): PA 23012B 111
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Other (Price): ¥2,300

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TRLS 178 Mikey Dread Dread At The Controls ‎(LP, Album) Trojan Records TRLS 178 UK 1979
none Mikey Dread Evolutionary Rockers ‎(LP, Album) Dread At The Controls none Jamaica 1979
MOVLP2108 Mikey Dread Dread At The Controls ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Music On Vinyl MOVLP2108 UK 2018
TRLS 178 Mikey Dread Dread At The Controls ‎(LP, Album, RE) Trojan Records TRLS 178 UK Unknown
TRLS 178 Mikey Dread Dread At The Controls ‎(LP, Album, RE) Trojan Records TRLS 178 UK Unknown