lundi 28 mai 2012

ALTON ELLIS - Deliver us (1971 Gas UK press)

LOVE THAT EARLY 70'S REGGAE SOUNDS !
PRODUCED BY LLOYD "THE MATADOR" DALEY,
"DELIVER US" PROVIDES GREAT MUSIC AND VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS.

samedi 26 mai 2012

AL CAMPBELL - Till i kiss you (Exclusive)

ORIGINAL TUNE FROM THE EVERLY BROTHERS COVERED BY AL CAMPBELL INNA RUB A DUB STYLE !!!
NOTES THAT ONE IS A KIND OF REMAKE FROM NANA MCLEAN'S STUDIO 1 VERSION IN 1968 ... 

dimanche 13 mai 2012

THE FAITH BROTHERS - I'm saved now (1966 Tabernacle)

Another christian tune from 1966 produced by C.D Dodd A.k.a Coxsone.

 Studio 1 inna sunday style !

mardi 8 mai 2012

SCOTTY + BONGO HERMAN - Skank in bed + African breakfast (1972 Harry J)

DJ CUT TO LORNA BENNETT HUGE HIT "BREAKFAST IN BED"
BONGO HERMAN RULES THE FLIP WITH HIS REPEATER.
ANOTHER EXCELLENT WORK FROM GEOFFREY CHUNG !!!

lundi 7 mai 2012

THE MAYTALS - My darling (1965 Gaydisc)

AN OLD MAYTALS TUNE PRODUCED BY LINFORD POTTINGER FOR GAYDISC
VERY SMOOTH AND RELAXING ONE ! ENJOY...

KEN BOOTHE - Without love (1985 Kingdom records)

Recut from his own studio one tune from 1972 ! This one comes from "Reggae stars explosion vol.1" issued on Kingdom records in 1985.
Produced by Ranking Joe, that was backed by the Roots radics at channel 1 studio and mixed at easy street studio in London.
Others artists on the LP are Leroy Sibble, Rod Taylor, Anthony Johnson, Earl 16, Frankie Paul, Thriller & George Wright !

dimanche 6 mai 2012

samedi 5 mai 2012

LLOYD PARKS + DENNIS ALCAPONE - Stars + stars version (1972 Impact)

THIS IS THE REGGAE CUT TO CORNEL CAMPBELL & THE ETERNALS'S "STARS" HIT !
VERSION IS DONE BY ANOTHER STUDIO 1 STAR, MR DENNIS ALCAPONE HIMSELF !
LOVE THAT  RAW AND ROOTS RANDY CHIN EARLY 70'S SOUND !

THE WAILING SOULS - Walk walk walk (1971 Banana uk press)

CRUCIAL STUDIO ONE PRODUCTION STRAIGHT FROM TRENCHTOWN !!!

vendredi 4 mai 2012

BIG YOUTH - Can you keep a secret (1973 Mafia)

AN EARLY BIG YOUTH TUNE FROM 1973 !
RIDDIM COMES FROM KEITH HUDSON'S "I'M ALLRIGHT"
I THINK THE MUSICIANS INCLUDES CARLTON & ASTON "FAMILY MAN" BARRETT
ON DRUM & BASS, AS WELL AS EARL "CHINNA" SMITH ON GUITAR.
VERY HYPNOTIC RIDDIM, IT ALWAYS REMINDS ME THE MOOD OF WAR'S "FOUR CORNERED ROOM"

JACKIE MITTOO - Touching you (1970 Festival 71)

"TOUCHING YOU" FROM KEYBOARD KING JACKIE MITTOO.
I DON'T REALLY KNOW IF THIS ONE IS RELATIVE TO ANOTHER TUNE OR NOT...
RELEASED IT FESTIVAL 71, THIS ONE OF MANY LABELS THAT OWE TO COXSONE DODD.
FORGET THE CRACKS THIS ONE IS 100% STUDIO 1 !!!

KENNETH POWER (Aka KEN PARKER & CAREYJOHNSON) - I and i a go whip them (1972 Joe Gib pre)

ANOTHER TUNE RELATIVE TO THE JAMAICAN ELECTIONS OF 1972 !
STILL UNDER THE MONIKER OF KENNETH POWER,
KEN PARKER IS SINGING WHILE CAREY JOHNSON GOT THE TOAST PART.
WHIP THEM WITH THE ROD OF CORRECTION JOSHUA !!!

jeudi 3 mai 2012

R.I.P LLOYD BREVETT (1931/2012)

Another huge loss for jamaican music...

JOHN HOLT - Tonight (Justice records)

BUNNY FLIP ( Aka WINSTON SCOTLAND) - Skanky dog (1972 Pressure beat)

DJ cut to Peter Tosh's "Maga dog" !


PETER TOSH & THE WAILERS - Can't you see (1966 Supreme blank)


ORIGINAL VERSION FROM THE WAILERS !!!
ANOTHER GREAT STUDIO ONE TUNE PRODUCED BY C.S DODD AKA COXSONE !

HORACE ANDY & HOMEGROWN BAND - Ain't no sunshine @ CREIL La grange a mus...

SMALL SNIPPET OF HORACE'S RENDITION OF BILL WITHER'S CLASSIC "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE"
ORIGINALY SUNG  ON "YOU ARE MY ANGEL" LP FROM 1973,
THIS WAS DONE ON HIS 2012 TOUR BACKED BY FRENCH HOMEGROWN BAND.
A HORNY VERSION WITH STEPPA'S WICKED CHORUS ON SAX
FOLLOWED BY HENRY "MATIC HORNS" TENYUE ON T BONE PLAYING "THE GODFATHER" ;-)
AS USUAL MR ANDY DID AN EXCELLENT JOB !!!

mercredi 2 mai 2012

LARRY MARSHALL - It makes me feel (1971 Supreme)

Prince Alla "40 days & 40 nights" 2012 teaser in Kingston

SMALL TEASER FROM PRINCE ALLA & ORANGE STREET "40 days and 40 nights"
THAT SOON WILL BE ISSUED ON THE ROCKING TIME LABEL.
HOPE IT 'LL GIVE YOU A SWEET TASTE OF IT !!!

PORTIA MARGON + THE WIZARD - No no no + rythm (1983 Yes)

THE INTERNS - Butter mouth + version (1974 Techniques)

THE HAMLINS - Sentimental reasons (1968 Studio one)

ALTON ELLIS - Black on black (All tone)

BURNING SPEAR - Institution + natural (1977 Spear)

THE JAYS & RANKING TREVOR - Truly (1977 Discomix)