Everyone that seriously digs deep into the music, as I am sure most of the readers of this site do, knows that any tune that was a major hit in Jamaica was soon to become a favorite among other artists to do their own take. That’s the idea behind VERSION GALORE. To highlight [...]
Version Galore: The Folkes Brothers “Oh Carolina” covered by Shaggy and the sordid history of this foundation tune.
Since I’ve decided to get my ass in gear and write some more stuff on this blog I’ve come up with a new semi-regular feature that I’ll call — wait for it —Version Galore! Original right? Well that’s kinda going with the new theme of the feature.
Reggae’s very core is built on the version [...]
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