MESSAGE TO THE BLACK MAN CHAPTER 1 & 2 (RED 10 INCH)
coloured 10" Vinyl FR23.07.18
forget public enemy! check nation of islam’s minister mohammad yusuf ali (aka prince buster) talkover rock steady cuts of louis farrakhan’s 1958 calypso manifesto “a white man’s heaven. recorded in kingston ja. 1967. explicit lyrics. exclusive reissue. pressing on red coloured 10 inch vinyl. taken from the forthcoming cd “africa - islam – revolution” (esr cd 01)
limited edition of 500 copies on one-sided, red coloured 10 inch vinyl.
calypso! calypso! two rare high-speed calypso instrumentals from the vault of miss pottinger, including a wicked cut of 1928 cuban jazz classic el manisero aka peanut vendor. it’s jump up time when baba brooks plays ska-lip-so!
soul masooka. the first international african hit, classic groove of summer ’73 gets instant jamaican treatments by ex-melodians brent dowe backed by the gaytones. years before manu dibango came to kingston for a sly & robby session, a tribute had been paid to the “negropolitan”. from coast to coast! from africa to jamaica! this is earth sound!
single sided pressing on translucent red 10 inch vinyl.
version excursion! action takes place at treasure isle recording studio kgn., birthplace of the original sidewalk doctor riddim circa 1969. beginning with killer instrumental stupid doctor featuring tommy mccook on flute and a winston wright acid organ, followed by a wicked deejay i roy joint & soul sister phyllis dillon cut to marlena shaw classic conscious tune woman of the ghetto. last track sees tommy & the supersonics back for another great horns & flute cut. earth sound comes with the best sound nothing more, nothing less! pressing on red colored 10 inch vinyl.
whenever it is love or misery, hear the cry for a better life & understanding. with drums & bass! once again, earth sound comes out with two exclusive tunes from the pottinger production vault, recorded in 1966 at federal record, kingston, ja. living in misery an alternative take of go back home by the harmonizers plus oh ye mahee by stranger cole & the conquerors. bongoman rocksteady is sufferers rocksteady.
here is another early rasta praise to jah rastafari loaded with drums! another exclusive joint with tip top remastering from earth sound! scarce tommy mccook instrumental backed by the supersonics delivering a vocal version featuring african style incantations and produced in 1970 by in-house treasure isle recording studios sound engineer byron smith for his barons label. afro-sounds at treasure isle!
from the ska era to reggay, earth sound, the roots of roots, brings you rare and exclusive tunes fully remastered for a crisp sound on vinyl.
the first release is the ultra rare earth sound, a bongo-led instrumental by the mountaineers, featuring rocksteady session man aubrey adams and best jazz guitarist on the island: ernest ranglin. recorded in 1970 at dynamic sounds, this session had been produced by the late sonia pottinger (i was one for drums). this is rasta-going-spiritual jazz. this is africa talking to the world through jamaica. this is bongo man jazz! limited edition of 500 copies.