PAPA MICHIGAN & GENERAL SMILEY
With 'One Love Jam Down' & its live follow-up 'We Need One Love', Michigan & Smiley proved that two DJs were just as adept at toasting over totally reinvented rhythms as they were tackling over-dubbed Studio One classics.
It also hinted that they were keen to turn toward more cultural matters & 'Downpression' gave them the perfect opportunity to do so across a full-length album. In fact, this entire set is culturally themed as the two call forth the faithful to 'Arise' & enlist in 'Jah Army'. vinyl reissue from the Greensleeves label – a 1982 Roots Radics affair from dynamic duo Papa Michigan & General Smiley.