Best Defenses

Recorded (digitally) at Plus Four and Capitol Studios in Los Angeles (Liberty Records was a susidiary of Capitol).

Jah Mek It Rock, Radical Mix, Best Defenses, Scandal, Positive, In My World, Outta Here, Gun Smuggler, Freedom Now, Jah Glory

Trevor Felix – Lead vocals, rhythm guitar
Ra Bassie – Bass, background vocals
Lesterfari Simbarashe – Lead & rhythm guitars, background vocals

Additional musicians:
Wadi Gad – Drums, percussion
Zacky, Junior Crawford – keyboards
Chris Tedesco – Trumpet
David Ralicke – Saxophone
John McKnight – Trombone
Jai Jae, Roddy, Wadi Gad – Nyabinghi drums
Jesse Sharps – Soprano Saxophone
Background vocals – Ina B., Aziz

Best Defenses – CD, Liberty Records (promo) C2-99194
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Jah Mek It Rock – 12″ promo single SPRO-79489/SPRO-79490
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Best Defenses – CD, Liberty Records CDP-7-99194-2
(issued in the weird old 12″ “long box,” sadly we don’t have an example of that or the cassette version.)
Best Defenses – Cassette, Liberty Records C4-99194
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Best Defenses – Cassette, a small run (probably no more than a couple hundred) made by the group to sell at shows. Note the hand lettered song titles.