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A Mouse At The BBC

Eek-A-Mouse, born Ripton Joseph Hylton, is one of the early artists to be described as a “singjay”.   His brilliant work with producer Scientist in the 1980s is nothing if not wholly original.  He has a career spanning more than 30 years, and continues to tour the world,...
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Rare Eek-A-Mouse single

Here is a digital transfer of “Once A Virgin”/”Modelling Queen.”  My copy was pressed to the Joe Gibbs Ultrasound label and released in 1981.  Killer, killer early Eek-A-Mouse wizardry with with solid production from the Mighty Two.  The version titled “Modelling Queen” is just incredible.  I love what...
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Reggae MD, Good For You

Now ear this. A new full-time full up stream for Midnight & All-Day Ravers: After many months, & special tests Doug Wendt presents a special tonic & degree,
 Extra something guaranteed, recipe balanced carefully, FDA I-proved, Reggae MD Vital vinyl, unique mixes, carefully selected, all ages, covers &...
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Eek-A-Mouse Rare Vinyl Selections

I remember in the mid-to-late 1980s when Eek-A-Mouse was the hottest touring artist on the set.  Long before he was hopping jet planes around the world the Mouse was sweating it out with Sly and Robbie and the Roots Radics in the pressure cooker on Maxfield Avenue. These...
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EEK-OLOGY is “Wild Like A Tiger!”

I have been very complementary about VP’s Reggae Anthology series over the past two years.  The series has given us some truly great compilations of old, new, and unreleased material from several of our favorite artists including Gregory Isaacs, Barrington Levy, Dennis Brown, Mighty Diamonds, Freddie McGregor and...
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17 North Parade set to release Eek-A-Mouse anthology

17 North Parade is planning to drop the neutron bomb on all reggae massive on November 25, 2013. This is the day that EEKOLOGY officially drops.  The latest in their Reggae Anthology series, 17 North Parade  is single-handedly keeping classic roots and early dancehall alive today by consistently...
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