Rocking Caltone business — with a classic Lynn Taitt rocksteady instrumental on the flip.
There are a couple of Studio Ones, and Creation for Half Moon, and Wave Of War — but this is his album masterpiece. What a voice!
From the upcoming early-Upsetters compilation — Jimmy London doing over Eddie Floyd’s rhythm and blues hit with The Falcons. I Found A Love, though… that’s the killer Falcons.
Old-school deejay scatting over Memphis-stewed funk. Rockfort is no place to be off your face, mind. With a Val Bennett excursion on Django Shoots First.
Classic, trumpet-led, early-seventies Upsetters instrumental. Like The Ethiopians and the Jimmy London, with an exclusive version, not included on the forthcoming album. Criss labels.
Stunning, poignant Strange Things vocal excursion, with stripped nyabinghi version.
No more captivity, free all humanity.
Fine late-70s dub LP recorded at Channel One: Sly and Robbie, Rad Brian on guitar, Bobby Kalphat and Ansell Collins keys, Tommy McCook and Herman Marquis horns. Phil Pratt and Errol T at the controls.
Tight and punchy, melancholic and soulful, great horns — another winner from Mr Rocksteady.
Sleepy’s first ever record, produced by Phil Pratt. Peter Austin on the flip probably trumps him, with some good, current advice.
Deadly digi do-over of Java. The flipside version is not included in the compilation.
Instrumental piece of Willie Williams’ killer sufferers. The flipside dub is not on the compilation.
Actually, this time derived mostly from rare sevens, still not reissued, a handful of which makes this essential, like Jack Lord’s killer Economic Crisis; with extra dubplate pressure applied for good measure.
Previously unreleased version of Junior Murvin’s False Teacher, with Augustus Pablo at the Black Ark. The flip is from a dubplate, and only otherwise available on this seven.