REAL ROCK

Created on 21/12/2007
Latest update on 13/05/2010

Artist: Soul Vendors
Author: Coxsone Dodd
Label: Coxsone
Year: 1968

Studio One's houseband with Jackie Mittoo (keyboards) and bassist Heptone Leroy Sibbles, shortly before they changed their name in Sound Dimension. The most distinctive instrumental in Jamaican history. This same riddim was also used by Augustus Pablo, Barrington Levy, Cocoa Tea, Dennis Brown, Dillinger, Don Carlos, Eek-A-Mouse, Flat Earth Society, Frankie Paul, General Echo, Gregory Isaacs, Half Pint, Hopeton Lewis, Jackie Mittoo, Johnny Osbourne, Junior Murvin, Junior Reid, Ken Boothe, King Jammy & Roots Radics, Leroy Smart, Linval Thompson, Luciano, Mighty Diamonds, Ninjaman, Shabba Ranks, Smiley Culture, Sugar Minott, Tapper Zukie, Tippa Irie and Yellowman.

Covers:

1978:

Willie Williams [as Armagideon Time and as Justice Tonight]

1979:

Clash [idem (B-side of London Calling) and also as Kick It Over (12")]

1979:

Michigan & Smiley [as Nice Up The Dance; hit Jamaica]

1982:

Ranking Joe [as Armageddon]

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