Mikey Dread was a Jamaican singer who played an important role in the popularisation of 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. There are some superb rhythms he recorded for this album, with the help of musicians like Robbie Shakespeare, Ranchie McLean and Earl 'Bagga' Walker. With Dread and some other fine studio professionals behind the controls in the studio he recorded some of his best known songs. The fantastic sound and great atmosphere show the best side of the fantastic music Mikey Dread recorded. Mikey Dread began recording in the early 70s and worked together with a lot of different artists from the reggae scene. Tracklist: Side A: 1. Everybody Needs A Proper Education 2. Dread Combination 3. Love The Dread 4. Voice Of Jah. Side B: 1. Step By Step 2. Walk Rastafari Way 3. King In The Ring 4. Barber Saloon.
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