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  5342379, PROT-4003
  Bob Marley: Legend

Bob Marley
Track listing:
  1. Is This Love
2. No Woman, No Cry Live
3. Could You Be Loved
4. Three Little Birds
5. Buffalo Soldier
6. Get Up, Stand Up
7. Stir It Up
8. One Love/People Get Ready
9. I Shot the Sheriff
10. Waiting in Vain
11. Redemption Song
12. Satisfy My Soul
13. Exodus
14. Jammin'
15. Punky Reggae Party (bonus track)
16. Easy Skanking (bonus track)
  Pop/Rock - Reggae
  Single Layer
Recording type:
Recording info:
  2.0 Dolby TrueHD 24bit/96kHz
2.0 DTS HD MA 24bit/96kHz
2.0 LPCM 24bit/96kHz

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Review by fredblue April 3, 2014 (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
Clearly a pristine source and restoration, this lacks the slight digital grunge of the first CD mastering (BMW CD1) by Rob Fraboni and Barry Diament (which I suspect was down to the quality of ADC's used in the early-mid 80's).

However, that's where the good news ends - and its a BIG however - the mastering here is so ludicrously hot there is little dynamic range left at all (the DR average summed of all tracks is a pathetic 6..) everything is super loud, bass is bloated, all the music hits you all at once, the content is timeless, the artist lives upto the Legendary status but sadly I cannot recommend this disc at all, there's little high fidelity about it.

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Review by dmonds May 23, 2014
Performance:   Sonics:
This High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-Ray edition does sound quite muddy on quite a few tracks.

Having said that, I do not have any previous CDs, vinyl etc to compare it to.

My disc has an additional bonus track (track 8 "Easy Skanking) making 16 tracks in total.

If you're a Bob Marly fan, you'll no doubt like this compilation, as does my wife!

You may, however, be disappointed by the sonics if you're an audiophile.
As fredlue mentions, the dynamic range isn't evident.
I'd also be interested if anyone can also measure and comment on the frequency response ranges.


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