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The Aggrolites

The members of two Southern California reggae bands got together to be Derrick Morgan's backing band during a live show. A few years later, they were asked to record the music for one of his albums. That never did happen, but the members got together anyway and formed the Aggrolites.





They took the name from the British slang word aggro, meaning tough which was used to describe the tough reggae of 60s Britain. It also fit their sound.





That sound is extremely similar to late-60s reggae--truly Spirit of '6 ...read more

The members of two Southern California reggae bands got together to be Derrick Morgan's backing band during a live show. A few years later, they were asked to record the music for one of his albums. That never did happen, but the members got together anyway and formed the Aggrolites.





They took the name from the British slang word aggro, meaning tough which was used to describe the tough reggae of 60s Britain. It also fit their sound.





That sound is extremely similar to late-60s reggae--truly Spirit of '69 skinhead reggae. Even Prince Buster said of them: It reminded me of the old days, I cant believe that this young band from America could play my music just as good as the day it was recorded. « hide

Similar Bands: Derrick Morgan, The Skatalites, Symarip, The Pinstripes

LPs
Rugged Road
2011

2.9
6 Votes
IV
2009

4.1
5 Votes
Reggae Hit LA
2007

3.7
12 Votes
The Aggrolites
2006

3.9
33 Votes
Dirty Reggae
2003

3.7
17 Votes
Live Albums
Unleashed Live Vol. 1
01/01/2012

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