People of the World

People of the World
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Studio album by Burning Spear
Released 1986
Recorded 1986
Genre Reggae
Length mm:ss
Label Slash Records
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People of the World is a studio album by Jamaican reggae singer Burning Spear.

It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 30th Grammy Awards in 1988.

Track listing

  1. "We Are Going"
  2. "This Experience"
  3. "Seville Land"
  4. "Who's The Winner?"
  5. "Distant Drum"
  6. "People Of The World"
  7. "I'm Not The Worst"
  8. "Built This City"
  9. "No Worry You'self"
  10. "Little Love Song"


  • Executive Producer - A Burning Music Production
  • All Songs Published By Burning Spear Publishing
  • Recorded at Tuff Gong Studios, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Recording Engineer - Mervyn Williams
  • Assistant Engineer - Gary Sutherland
  • Mixed at Sound Idea Studios New York City
  • Mixing Engineer - Michael Sauvage
  • Assistant Engineer - Ron Victor
  • Originally Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • All horn arrangements by Rass Brass except "New Experience" and "Who's The Winner?" (Burning Brass)
  • Art Direction/Design - Michael Hodgson
  • Illustration - Scott Baldwin
  • Photograph - Donna Klein
  • Special Thanks To - Eric Greenspan. Esq., Michael Sauvage, Rass Brass, Robbie Lyn and all who helped make a great record.


Additional Musicians

  • Robbie Lyn - synthesizers, expander, yamaba clap
  • Dean Fraser - saxophone
  • Ronald "Nambo" Robinson - trombone
  • Junior "Chico" Chin - trumpet