The Congos

~ Group


The Congos are a reggae vocal group from Jamaica which formed as the duo "Ashanti" Roy Johnson (tenor) (b. Roydel Johnson, 1947, Hanover, Jamaica) and Cedric Myton (falsetto) (b. 1947, Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica), later becoming a trio with the addition of Watty Burnett (baritone) (b.early 1950s, Port Antonio, Jamaica). and have been active on and off from the mid-1970s until the present day. They are best known for their Heart of the Congos album, recorded with Lee "Scratch" Perry.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1977 Heart of the Congos The Congos 5 7
1979 Congo Ashanti The Congos 2
1979 Image of Africa Cedric Myton & The Congos 2
1995 Face the Music Cedric Myton & The Congos 1
1997 Natty Dread Rise Again The Congos 1
2005 Give Them the Rights The Congos 1
2006 Cock Mouth Kill Cock The Congos 2
2006 Swinging Bridge The Congos 1
2006 Feast The Congos 1
2010 Back in the Black Ark The Congos 1
2012 Icon Give Thank Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras meet The Congos 3
Revival The Congos 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Live at Maritime Hall / San Francisco The Congos 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Fisherman The Congos 1

EP + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Icon Give Life Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Lion Treasure The Congos 1

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