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
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

Jah Mek It Rock (Dance Version)
Jah Mek It Rock (Radio Version)
Jah Mek It Rock (Album Version)

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Best Defenses – CD, Liberty Records CDP-7-99194-2

Originally issued in the weird old 12″ “long box,” sadly we don’t have an example of that.
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Best Defenses – Cassette, Liberty Records C4-99194

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.