He continued recording steadily through the mid-'80s, and then abruptly stopped after a North American tour with his backup band, the Gladiators. He often needed crutches to perform. He recorded after that but nothing was released, so, in essence, Yabby You disappeared until when some of those recordings began to emerge. After that, he resurfaced and began releasing new and old material again. Yabby You died on January 12,from a ruptured brain aneurysm.
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There's no lover's rock here, just Jah Vivian Jackson And The Prophets Conquering Lion and wisdom Prophets style. The singer delivers the god-fearing warning of "Jah Vengeance" like he's seen the future himself. Likewise, everything from his attacks on the greed and sin that prevail in Babylon to praises of Jah and cries for justice speak of an unwavering conviction.
Propelling his lyrics are the finest rhythms of his career. Conquering Lion is essential roots and one of the finest reggae albums from any era.
Another spell Chico Mann Manifest Tone hospital meant that finding money for recording was difficult, but eventually the "Conquering Lion" single was released late incredited to 'Vivian Jackson and the Ralph Brothers'. Cut for King Tubbythe popularity of the song and its distinctive introduction the chant of "Be-you, yabby-yabby-you" earned Jackson the nickname "Yabby You", which has remained with him during his entire career.
The next few months saw the recording of Vivian Jackson And The Prophets Conquering Lion more singles, released under different names on various record labelsalthough usually credited to 'Vivian Jackson and the Prophets', and often featuring a King Tubby 'version' on the b-side ; culminating in the release of the Conquering Lion album.
A King Tubby mixed dub set, King Tubby's Prophesy of Dubwas also issued, albeit on a limited run of copies, helping to establish Jackson as a roots artist.
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