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BRIEF DESCRIPTION


LUCKY DUBE/BACK TO MY ROOT/LYRIC

I and my go to a naughty party one day
Them said it' s gonna be eerie there
But when I and my go to a naughty party
I and I was disappointed, yeah
All we could hear there was their crackadoo
All we could hear there was their shoobee doobee, yeah
And the music they played there
Was not good for a rasta man yeah
It was not good for a Jah man

I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need
I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need
I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need
All we could hear there was their crackadoo

All we could hear there was their, shoobee doobee yeah
And the music they played there
Was not good for a rasta man
It was not good for a Jah man
I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need

I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need
Reggae is mine reggae is mine, yeah, yeah
Reggae is mine, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need
I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need
I'm going back to my roots, yeah, yeah
Reggae music is all that I need


BRIEF HISTORY OF LUCKY DUBE AS MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO SOUTH AFRICA REGGAE MUSIC CULTURE
Lucky Philip Dube is a South African Reggae musician. He is one of the best composers and singers of this generation. He was born in Ermelo in August 1964. Ermelo was formerly known as eastern Transvaal of South Africa. Now a day, it is known as Mpumalanga. Despite his short musical existence, he has about 22 Reggae albums to his credit. The name of his mother is Sarah. His first musical ensemble was The Skyway Band. Lucky worked as security guard, Church choir, amongst many others before becoming a Reggae giant. Apart from this, at the early part of his musical career, he was an integral part of his cousin`s musical band called ‘The Love Brothers’. He also played Zulu pop music known as mbaquanga before discovering Rastafari movement at school.

His inspiration for Reggae music was drawn from Jamaican socio-political messages and stars like: Jimmy Cliff , Peter Tosh amongst many others. In 1996 his compilation album, ‘Serious Reggae Business’, ordained him as the "Best Selling African Recording Artist" and "International Artist Of The Year" at World Music Awards and Ghana Music Awards respectively. Each of his other three albums also won South African Music Awards. Being a mega music star, he had many record deals, prominent amongst them is Warner Music deal, through which his most recent album, ‘Respect’ was released.

In October 18, 2007, Lucky Dube was murdered in suburb of Rosettenville in Johannesburg after dropping two of his seven children at his uncle's house. Five of the killers is said to have been arrested. Three, were tried and found guilty on March 31, 2009. Two of them attempted to escape and re-caught and sentenced to life imprisonment. Death of lucky Dube is undoubtedly a big blow to the world music industry. Amongst his most popular numbers are: Back to my root, slave, I found you babe, gun and roses, remember me, Reggae is strong, crazy world etc.

NOTE: REGGAE MUSIC IS ORIGINALLY FROM JAMAICA, CARIBBEAN

FOR FURTHER READING/VIEW, GO TO:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Dube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKeCPRxzRPk
http://www.metrolyrics.com/back-to-my-roots-lyrics-lucky-dube.html
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