Friday, April 15, 2011

This & That & The Other: Playlist for April 15, 2011

Rico Rodriguez, the man from Wareika

The Aggrolites: Camel Rock -- Rugged Road (Stomp 2011)
Black Dub: Silverado -- Black Dub (Jive 2010)
Tradition: Groove Tree - Intermediate Level -- High Risk Dub (Venture 1980s) Thanks to Satta Massagana!
Rico Rodriguez: Ramble -- Man From Wareika (Island 1976) Thanks to Roots In Control!
Rico Rodriguez & Ghetto Rockers: Ramble Dub -- Warrika Dub (Island 1977) Thanks to It's Coming Out Of Your Speaker!
Wareika Hill Sounds: Jamaica Is Reggae Land -- Wareika Hill Sounds (Honest Jons 2007)
Deepchord: Vantage Isle (echospace 2007) from MySpace
African Head Charge: African Bredda -- Voodoo Of The Godsent (On-U Sound 2011)
Johnny Osbourne: Love Makes The World Go Round -- Summer Records Anthology 1974 -1988 (Light In The Attic 2007)
The Black Seeds: Sometimes Enough -- Into The Dojo (Capitol 2006)
Kode9 & The Spaceape: Time Patrol -- 5: 5 Years Of Hyperdub (Hyperdub 2009)
Beat Pharmacy feat. The Spaceape: Ghost Ships (Deadbeat Remix) -- Wikkid Times Remixes EP (Deep Space Media 2009)
Count Owen & His Calypsonians: Out The Fire -- Calypsos Down Jamaica Way (Dub Store Records 2005)
Tenor Saw & Buju Banton: Ring The Alarm Quick -- 400% Dynamite (Soul Jazz 2000)
UB40: Boom Shaka Lacka -- Labour Of Love IV (EMI 2010)
Jah Lloyd: World Class -- Stand & Give Praise (Trojan 2010)
Dub Spencer & Trance Hill: Rock The Casbah -- the CLASHification of dub (Echo Beach 2011)
Prince Far I: Message From The King -- Front Line Box Set (Virgin 2001)
Lord Flea & His Calypsonians: I Can't Cross Over -- Swingin' Calypsos (EMI 2009)
African Head Charge feat. Prince Far I: This & That & The Other -- Voodoo Of The Godsent (On-U Sound 2011)
Augustus Pablo: East Of The River Nile -- Aquarius Rock: The Hip Reggae World Of Herman Chin-Loy (Pressure Sounds 2004)
Earth & Stone: Sweet Africa -- Roots & Culture (Cha Cha 1983) Thanks to P.A. To Da Reggae!
Millicent Todd: A Man Is Two Faced -- Queen Patsy & Stranger Cole: Fabulous Songs Of Miss Sonia Pottinger, Vol. 1 (Rock A Shacka 2007)
Trinity: Ring Craft -- Full House (JB Music 1981) Here it is!
Ramadanman: Work Them (Swamp 81 2010)
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Millicent Todd's "A Man Is Two Faced" is a cover of the American standard "Blues In The Night" (music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer). The story of Arlen & Mercer's composition is fascinating, and available on Wikipedia here. The song has been covered by everyone. Here are Peggy Lee & Lou McGarity singing it with Benny Goodman on an old 78:

1 comment:

  1. "Strong, strong, strong!"
    Loved the story about the night Blues In The Night was written - the one that you link to on Wikipedia.
    Nice turntable video too.