April 28, 2017
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Depends on what one is searching for, but I find it difficult to find good 45s in record stores these days. Though don't always take the time to look, my persistence does pay off once in awhile.
Nice to find this second pressing Errol Dunkley 45. Originally pressed in '67, released first on the Jamaican amalgamated label without the dub-toast intro.
Errol was just 16 when it was recorded.
April 26, 2017
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Mystical perhaps, the pairing of Hollie Cook with producer/songwriter-dub/arranger extraordinaire, Mike 'Prince Fatty' Pelanconi is really a perfect match. Prince Fatty has really helped to define and contribute in creating Hollie's sound.
Also really like the fact that Hollie is keeping with the tradition of still pressing vinyl 45s of her music.
This is the b-side flip to 'Looking For Real Love.' Both songs are on her LP, 'Twice,' also worth checking out.
Vinyl, CDs, downloads...
April 22, 2017
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Always been a sucker for jazz-funk instrumentals. Cool to find this. Pleasantly surprised to dig around and find how accomplished Floyd Morris' career was. The Johnny Pate Quintet (mid-50s), Al Grey, Oscar Brown Jr, Bobby Hutcherson, Donald Byrd, Junior Parker, Little Milton, Andre Williams, Curtis Mayfield, The Staple Singers, Barbara Lewis, Sam Cooke, The Chi-Lites... Just a few artists Floyd Morris played/recorded or composed with. Floyd recorded/released about ten 45s, also an LP from 1965. 'Mellow Mood' was written by Floyd, Andre Williams, and Leo Hutton. This is the "B" side flip to 'Bee Que.'