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Althea And Donna - Uptown Top Ranking flac album

Althea And Donna - Uptown Top Ranking flac album Performer: Althea And Donna
Title: Uptown Top Ranking
Style: Roots Reggae
Released: 2001
Country: UK
MP3 album: 1291 mb
FLAC album: 1252 mb
Rating: 4.9
Other formats: MP3 MP2 MP1 XM MOD WMA RA
Genre: Reggae

UpTown Top Ranking is a classic song by Althea & Donna which was a BIG hit in 1977. Althea Forrest and Donna Reid were 17 and 18 respectively when the song was bubbling on the charts. This cd is full of the style from the Golden Age of reggae. Althea & Donna helped blaze the trail for other female artists. Produced and engineered with Karl Pitterson at the controls. Musicians like Sly & Robbie, Earl "Chinna" Smith, Bernard "Touter" Harvey, Scully, Tommy McCook, Vin Gordon and Herman Marquis provide the crucial instrumental journey. Even though I already had the. This is a great roots album, sounding like much of the roots music from the mid to late 70's. Published on August 2, 2004.

Uptown Top Ranking ‎(LP, Album). Front Line (2). FL 1012. Uptown Top Ranking ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE). Universal Music. 2933 749. Althea & Donna. Uptown Top Ranking ‎(LP, Album, RE).

Althea & Donna were a Jamaican reggae vocal duo, consisting of Althea Rose Forrest and Donna Marie Reid. They are best known for their 1977 single "Uptown Top Ranking", which was a number-one hit in the United Kingdom in 1978. The Jamaican teenage singers Althea Forrest and Donna Reid – then 17 and 18 years old respectively – caused a chart surprise when their reggae song "Uptown Top Ranking" became a UK No. 1 in February 1978

Bass tablature for Uptown Top Ranking by Althea and Donna. Rated . out of 5 by 1 user. Submitted by lbassy on March 11, 2016. Want to make Uptown Top Ranking sound awesome on your bass? Master proper technique on bass with step-by-step beginner's lessons. submitted by lbassy). SONG: Uptown Top Ranking ARTIST: Althea and Donna ALBUM: Uptown Top Ranking YEAR: 1977 LENGTH: 3:56 TUNING: Standard (E A D G) TABBED: by Seanmo for BigBassTabs.

This song is by Althea & Donna and appears on the album Uptown Top Ranking (1978) and on the compilation Reggae Pulse - the Heartbeat of Jamaica (2002). See me in me heels and tingDem check, sey we hip and tingTrue dem no know an'tingWe have dem going and ting. Nah pop no style, I strictly rootsNah pop no style, I strictly roots.

Uptown Top Ranking, 2003. No More Fighting, 03:37. Jah Rastafari, 03:46.

Album style: roots reggae First released: 1978. Playlist: No More Fighting. If You Don't Love Jah. Sorry. Producer: Karl Pitterson.


1 No More Fighting
2 Jah Rastafari
3 Make A Truce
4 Oh Dread
5 Uptown Top Ranking
6 The West
7 Jah Music
8 If You Don't Love Jah
9 Sorry
10 They Wanna Just

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Dynamic Sounds Studios
  • Recorded At – Compass Point Studios
  • Mixed At – Compass Point Studios


  • Alto Saxophone – Herman Marquis
  • Bass – Robbie Shakespeare
  • Drums – Sly Dunbar
  • Guitar – Earl 'Chinna' Smith*
  • Keyboards – Bernard 'Touter' Harvey*
  • Percussion – Skully*
  • Photography By – Dennis Morris
  • Producer, Engineer – Karl Pitterson
  • Sleeve – Cooke Key
  • Tape Op – Benjamin Armbrister
  • Tenor Saxophone – Tommy McCook
  • Trombone – Vin Gordon
  • Vocals – Althea Forrest, Donna Reid


Recorded at Dynamic Studios, Kingston & Compass Point Studios.
Mixed at Compass Point Studios

Printed in the EU. Made in the EU.

All tracks ⓟ1978 Virgin Records Limited.
ⓟ1978 Virgin Records Limited.
Digitally Mastered ⓟⓒ 2001 Virgin Records Limited.
ⓒ 2001

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24381 03252
  • Label Code: LC 03098
  • Other (Distribution Code): UK:CDFL 14
  • Rights Society: BEL BIEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FL 1012 Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking ‎(LP, Album) Front Line FL 1012 UK 1978
CDFL 2023 Althea & Donna Up Town Top Ranking ‎(CD, Album, RE) Front Line CDFL 2023 UK 2001
UICY-77382 Althea And Donna* Uptown Top Ranking ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE) Front Line UICY-77382 Japan 2015
2933 749 Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking ‎(LP, Album, RE) Virgin 2933 749 France Unknown
26 151 XOT Althea And Donna* Uptown Top Ranking ‎(LP, Album) Virgin 26 151 XOT Germany 1978