Reggae evolved from Ska, Blue Beat, and Rock Steady. Much is owed to the creative talents of Jackie Mittoo, Don Drummond, Roland Alphonso, Tommy McCook, and Ernie Rangling to name a few. Great musicians working together to combine the influences of their roots and culture with the Jazz training and experiences gained from their excursions to the USA. A special homage is paid... More..
Aston was the Music Master and Rose the voice extraordinaire. Silver Camel did two 12in release with Force 7, Lifeline, and So Naive, both recorded in 1979.The track name and label number got mixed up on these two releases. In order to verify check the matrix number on the disc in each case it is correct:Matrix # SC001 is Lifeline/Catwalk Dub featuring RoseMatrix # SC002 is... More..
Silver Camel took the chance on a new band that was showing lots of promise. The music was new, progressive, and very well arranged. In short Kamel was excited to be working with Mindlinkk. A couple of 12in discos were released, an album had been recorded, now presumably lost due to the studio going out of business and the master? Who knows what happened to it. More..
LITTLE JOHN was discovered by JAH THOMAS. The schoolboy was walking home, singing one of the hot roots sounds at the top of his voice.Being a singer and a producer, Jah Thomas recognized 'the voice'. Thomas followed the boy to his gate and said, "Boy U Wan Tun Singa!" Little John was born. Thomas took McMorris under his wings and into the studio. It wasn’t long before... More..
Barry Brown had a very distinct voice and often recorded deep roots and social observations that were always very poular. BB had his finger on the pulse of the Jamaican community and was always a featured artist on the decks of the sound systems.Jah Thomas produced this track to promote peace among the political factions that were indeed dividing the island. More..
This album is here as an archive marker in Silver Camels catalog.Also to provide the details of the production of this particular LP.After Silver Camel parted ways with Daddy Kools the company started looking around for music to release to follow up on the 12in Disco 45s releases.Al Campbell presented a few tapes of music he had produced at Channel One and King Tubbys... More..