A friend posted this video to facebook and I thought I’d give her some props for such a great classic cut. Here you go Hepkitten – This one’s for you!
Great reggae classic “Hot Bomb” by I Roy & The Jumpers
Green Door/ Trojan Records (GD-4030A) 1972
and here’s one from me [...]
It’s time for another dose of let’s get the week started with a little reggae vinyl goodness. Truly great vinyl has to not only have that classic tune that just hits you right it also needs to have a cool label. I’ve always been a fan of label art and there are some great ones [...]
“Punky Reggae Party” was a B-side to Bob Marley & The Wailers’ “Jammin” single recorded and released in heyday of Punk rock – 1977 (coincidentally the year of my birth as well). It also had the distinction of not appearing on any proper studio album.
The song was written by Bob Marley after being exposed [...]
I’m sure regular reggae-philes and regular readers of this blog are well aware of the famed Jamaican outlaw Ivanhoe ‘Rhygin’ Martin. He was of course the inspiration for the now classic film “The Harder They Come” starring Jimmy Cliff as a loosely based Ivanhoe Martin. It was also turned into a musical last [...]
Recently there was a discussion on the message boards about 60′s U.S. Ska that was very interesting. Check that out HERE. Well today I found this record on EBAY:
RCA Victor 31Z-1901 / 1971 / Argentina
Doble Barril (Double Barrel) b/w Eva
The listing says [...]
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