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* CutAndPasteTranslation: Though released worldwide, it was a variation of this. It collects four songs that were previously released as singles only in Jamaica, "Blackman Redemption", "Rastaman Live Up!", "I Know" and "Trenchtown", two tracks that are remixed from Jamaican DJ-only singles: "Buffalo Soldier" and "Jump Nyabinghi" and is padded out with two finished Uprising outtakes "Chant Down Babylon" and "Give Thanks And Praises" and two remixed Kaya and Survival outtakes "Mix Up Mix Up" and "Stiff Necked Fools".


* GrandFinale : Bob specified in his will that his family release the 1975 recording "I Know" as a single immediately after his death, which they did. However, due to his family's huge debt, it was far from the last single he released (and ironically, it was actually the 1984 release of a cover song, "One Love [People Get Ready]" that finally got him worldwide recognition).

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* GrandFinale : Bob specified in his will that his family release the 1975 recording "I Know" as a single immediately after his death, death in 1981, which they did. However, due to his family's huge debt, it was far from the last single he they released (and ironically, it was actually the 1984 release of a cover song, "One Love [People Get Ready]" that finally got him worldwide recognition).recognition). "I Know" appeared on Confrontation two years later.

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* GrandFinale : Bob specified in his will that his family release the 1975 recording "I Know" as a single immediately after his death, which they did. However, due to his family's huge debt, it was far from the last single he released (and ironically, it was actually the 1984 release of a cover song, "One Love [People Get Ready]" that finally got him worldwide recognition).


'''Confrontation''' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked on before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed away. Many songs were built up from demos, [[PosthumousCollaboration with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards]]. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".

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'''Confrontation''' ''Confrontation'' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked on before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed away. Many songs were built up from demos, [[PosthumousCollaboration with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards]]. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".

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* LocationSong: "Trenchtown", which describes the poverty and misery of the slums, but also how people keep their spirits high with music. In that regard it's a SpiritualSuccessor to "Trenchtown Rock" from ''[[Music/LiveBobMarleyAlbum Live]]''.

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* LocationSong: "Trenchtown", which describes the poverty and misery of the slums, but also how people keep their spirits high with music. In that regard it's a SpiritualSuccessor to the 1971 Wailers single "Trenchtown Rock" from Rock", which was recorded solo for Marley's Live album ''[[Music/LiveBobMarleyAlbum Live]]''.



* PosthumousCollaboration: Some songs were demos, which have been cleaned up a bit by adding overdubs and the I-Threes background singing to it.

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* PosthumousCollaboration: Some songs were demos, which have been cleaned up a bit by adding overdubs and the I-Threes background singing to it. Marley had intended the title "Confrontation" for his next album, had he lived, and it thematically followed "Survival" and "Uprising" as a trilogy.



* RepurposedPopSong: "Stiff Necked Fools" reuses some of the lyrics from an unreleased Bob Marley & The Wailers song "Wisdom", which was also recorded in 1981 by Music/PeterTosh on his album "Wanted Dread And Alive" under the title "Fools Die".

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* RepurposedPopSong: "Stiff Necked Fools" reuses some of the lyrics from an at-the-time unreleased Bob Marley & The Wailers song from 1969, "Wisdom", which was also recorded in 1981 by Music/PeterTosh on his album "Wanted Dread And Alive" under the title "Fools Die". Die". "Wisdom" was released by Trojan Records after Marley's death and is regarded as one of his best early songs.



** ''Film/CoolRunnings'': The film title is inspired by a phrase from "Blackman Redemption"

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** ''Film/CoolRunnings'': The film title is inspired by the song "Cool Runnings" by ex-Wailer Bunny Wailer, which in turn was taken from a phrase from "Blackman Redemption"


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* LocationSong: "Trenchtown", which describes the poverty and misery of the slums, but also how people keep their spirits high with music. In that regard it's a SpiritualSuccessor to "Trenchtown Rock" from ''[[Music/LiveBobMarleyAlbum Live]]''.


'''Confrontation''' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked on before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed way. Many songs were built up from demos, with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".

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'''Confrontation''' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked on before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed way. away. Many songs were built up from demos, [[PosthumousCollaboration with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards.afterwards]]. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".


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'''Confrontation''' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed way. Many songs were built up from demos, with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".

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'''Confrontation''' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked on before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed way. Many songs were built up from demos, with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".

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[[caption-width-right:350: ''We free the people with music, sweet music.'']]

'''Confrontation''' is a 1983 album by Music/BobMarley and the last album he worked before his death, yet it was released posthumously only two years after he passed way. Many songs were built up from demos, with vocals from his backing choir, the I-Threes, added afterwards. As a result the music lacks his general vision and is generally seen as his least interesting album. Still it did generate the international hit "Buffalo Soldier".

'''Tracklist'''

[[AC:Side One]]
# "Chant Down Babylon" (2:36)
# "Buffalo Soldier" (4:17)
# "Jump Nyabinghi" (3:44)
# "Mix Up, Mix Up" (5:02)
# "Give Thanks & Praises" (3:16)

[[AC:Side Two]]
# "Blackman Redemption" (3:33)
# "Trench Town" (3:12)
# "Stiff Necked Fools" (3:25)
# "I Know" (3:21)
# "Rastaman Live Up!" (5:26)

!! ''Buffalo Tropes''

* AlliterativeTitle: "'''T'''rench '''T'''own" and "'''M'''ix Up, '''M'''ix Up"
* AsTheGoodBookSays:
** "Stiff Necked Fools" references to characters from the Bible.
** "Jump Nyabinghi"
--> ''Huh, it remind I of the days in Jericho,''
--> ''When we troddin' down Jericho walls''
--> ''These are the days when we'll trod t'rough Babylon, (na-na, na-na)''
--> ''Gonna trod until Babylon falls.''
** "Give Thanks & Praises"
--> ''Noah had three sons, Ham, Shem and Japhet (Ham, Shem and Japhet)''
--> ''And in Ham is known to be the Prophet''
** "Rastaman Live Up!"
--> ''David slew Goliath with a sling and a stone''
--> ''Samson slew the Philistines with a donkey jawbone''
** "Blackman Redemption"
--> ''Coming from the root of King David''
--> ''Through to the line of Solomon''
--> ''His Imperial Majesty is the Power of Authority''
--> ''Spread out, spread out''
--> ''(...) And they fallen in confusion, well-a just a step from Babel Tower''
* CrapsackWorld: "Chant Down Babylon" and "Trench Town" sing of music as a way to fight our every day troubles.
* DaysOfTheWeekSong: "Mix Up, Mix Up"
--> ''They're so much stumbling blocks right in-a our way''
--> ''Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday''
--> ''There's so much wanting, so much gaining, so much have done''
* DesignStudentsOrgasm: Bob Marley seen fighting a dragon, representing Babylon [[note]] Rastafarians' definition of our every day CrapsackWorld [[/note]].
* TheDragonslayer: Bob is depicted this way on the cover.
* DreadLockRasta:
** "Buffalo Soldier" is the TropeNamer.
--> ''Buffalo soldier, dreadlock rasta!''
** "Rastaman Live Up!"
--> ''Grow your dreadlock''
--> ''Don't be afraid of the wolfpack!''
--> ''Rastaman live up!''
* FaceOnTheCover: Marley as a knight.
* GodIsLoveSongs: "Give Thanks & Praises"
--> ''Give thanks and praises to the Most-I (Jah!)''
--> ''Give thanks and praises so high (so high)''
--> ''He will not deceive us my brethren''
--> ''He will only lead us again (again)''
* HumansAreBastards: "Chant Down Babylon"
--> ''Men see their dreams and aspiration-a''
--> ''Crumble in front of their face''
--> ''And all of their wicked intention to destroy the human race''
* IJustWantToBeFree: "Trench Town"
--> ''Up a cane river to wash my dread''
--> ''Upon a rock I rest my head''
--> ''There I vision through the seas of oppression, oh-oo-wo!''
--> ''Don't make my life a prison''
* MadeASlave: "Buffalo Soldier"
--> ''And he was taken from Africa, brought to America''
--> ''Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival''
* OdeToIntoxication: "Jump Nyabinghi"
--> ''We got the herb! (got it!)''
--> ''We got the herb! (got it!)''
--> ''We got the herb! (got it!)''
* OneWordTitle: "Confrontation".
* PepTalkSong:
** "Jump Nyabinghi"
--> ''Love to see when ya groove with the riddim,''
--> '''Cause I love to when you're dancing from within!''
--> ''It gives great joy to see such sweet togetherness,''
--> '' 'Cause everyone's doin' and they're doing their best.''
** "I Know"
--> ''Many a time I sit and wonder why''
--> ''This race so - so very hard to run,''
--> ''Then I say to my soul: take courage,''
--> ''Battle to be won,''
--> ''Like a ship that's tossed and driven,''
--> ''Battered by the angry sea, yea-eah!''
--> ''Say the tide of time was raging''
--> ''Don't let the fury fall on me, no, no!''
** "Rastaman Live Up!"
--> ''Rastaman live up, rastaman don't give up!''
* PosthumousCollaboration: Some songs were demos, which have been cleaned up a bit by adding overdubs and the I-Threes background singing to it.
* ThePowerOfRock:
** "Chant Down Babylon"
--> ''And how I know - and how I know''
--> ''A reggae music, make we chant down Babylon''
--> ''With music, make we chant down Babylon''
--> ''This music, make we chant down Babylon''
** "Mix Up, Mix Up"
--> ''Hey, Mr. Music, why don't you wanna play?''
--> ''Don't you know today is a bright holiday, yeah! Holiday!''
--> ''Some people waiting for the message that you bring''
--> ''They listening to every word that you'll sing''
** "Trench Town"
--> ''We free the people with music, sweet music''
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: "Buffalo Soldier" refers to the black U.S. cavalry regiments, known as "buffalo soldiers", who fought in the Indian Wars after 1866.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: "Stiff Necked Fools"
--> ''Stiff-necked fools, you think you are cool''
--> ''To deny me for simplicity.''
--> ''Yes, you have gone for so long''
--> ''With your love for vanity now.''
--> ''Yes, you have got the wrong interpretation''
--> ''Mixed up with vain imagination.''
* RecordProducer: Bob Marley, Rita Marley and Errol Brown
* RepurposedPopSong: "Stiff Necked Fools" reuses some of the lyrics from an unreleased Bob Marley & The Wailers song "Wisdom", which was also recorded in 1981 by Music/PeterTosh on his album "Wanted Dread And Alive" under the title "Fools Die".
* ShoutOut:
** ''Film/CoolRunnings'': The film title is inspired by a phrase from "Blackman Redemption"
--> ''Youth and youth agree to''
--> ''Cool runnings, can you dig it?''
--> ''Cool runnings: yeah, one more time! A beg-ya!''
--> ''Cool runnings, can you stop it?''
--> ''Cool runnings: spread out, spread out, spread out, spread out!''
** Music/TheFugees refer to "Buffalo Soldier" in the lyrics of their song "Ready Or Not" from their album ''Music/TheScore'' (1996).
** ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'': In "Medicinal Fried Chicken", after Randy gets free marihuana on a doctor's prescription he walks out while singing "Buffalo Soldier".
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