Latest update on 13/02/2018

Artist: Jackie Mittoo & his Soul Brothers
Author: Clement Dodd/Jackie Mittoo
Label: Studio 1/Up Town
Year: 1968

Studio One houseband with ex members of The Skatalites (who recorded it as Dr. Ring-A-Ding). Produced by Coxsone Dodd. Reminiscent of Twine Time by Alvin Cash & The Crawlers ('64).



Lou & The Hollywood Bananas [intro & groove prominent in Kingston Kingston; hit B & NL]


Lily Allen [foundation of Smile; n°1 UK]

Dr. Ring-A-Ding was reissued on Soul Jazz cd Last Train To Skaville by Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers ('04), Free Soul was reissued on Trojan/Blue Cat cd Jamaican Memories ('02).


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