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caught a sec­ond wind in his epony­mous set’s 18th week on the Bill­board list­ing, claw­ing his way back from be­ing on the brink of slip­ping out of the top 10 last week.

Rev­e­la­tion Part II: The Fruit of Life holds the num­ber 12 po­si­tion on the iTunes chart, while Ziggy Mar­ley is at num­ber 29.

There is a new Bill­board Reg­gae Al­bums chart-top­per in Make It Bet­ter, by Gi­ant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, which is mak­ing its de­but. That set is at num­ber 16 on the iTunes list.

Re­be­lu­tion’s Fall­ing into Place has risen to num­ber two from be­ing fourth last week. It is in its 16th week on the chart. It is at num­ber six on the iTunes chart.

The Fright­nrs (Noth­ing More to Say) and John Brown’s Body (Fire­flies) have both lost ground with their for­mer num­ber one al­bums to be at num­bers three and four, re­spec­tively.


Set in Stone by Stick Fig­ure takes the top 10’s longevity ti­tle this week. Af­ter 45 weeks on the Bill­board Reg­gae Al­bums rank­ing it is at num­ber six, up a spot from last week. Its stay­ing power car­ries over to iTunes, where it holds the num­ber seven slot.

Af­ter the Mar­ley broth­ers, Keep it To­gether by Bumpin Uglies (ninth) and Wan­der­ing Soul by HIRIE (10th) com­plete the chart’s top tier. Keep It To­gether tum­bled from third last week, while Wan­der­ing Soul dipped by a place from num­ber nine.

Soja’s con­cert al­bum, Live in Vir­ginia, topped the iTunes reg­gae al­bums list­ing on the day it was re­leased. There were two other new re­leases in the top five, namely The Or­ange Al­bum by Seed­less at num­ber three and Bounce by The New English Beat and Rank­ing Roger.

Two ver­sions of the same al­bum by Bob Mar­ley and the Wail­ers are at num­bers two and five. Leg­end (Re­mas­tered) is at num­ber two, while Leg­end (Deluxe Edi­tion) is at num­ber five. Both have a re­lease date of of May 8, 1984.

Bob Mar­ley and the Wail­ers have yet an­other set in the iTunes top 10 with Gold (num­ber eight). Re­be­lu­tion has a top10 triple with Peace of Mind (Deluxe) at num­ber nine and Courage to Grow at 10.

Stephen Mar­ley’s previous al­bum, Rev­e­la­tion Part I: The Root of Life, is num­ber 27 on iTunes; Vybz Kar­tel’s King of the Dance­hall is at num­ber 30; Al­ka­line’s New Level Un­locked holds num­ber 31; Ward 21’s Power Surge is at num­ber 35 a week af­ter be­ing re­leased; Dread and Ter­ri­ble by Chronixx oc­cu­pies the 48th po­si­tion; Popocaan’s Where We Come From is at num­ber 51; and Buju Ban­ton’s Til Shiloh is 24th. Ziggy Mar­ley

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