This murderous vocal performance by Ken Boothe over a brilliant Jack Ruby production is as relevant today as it was in 1979. In negotiating a most irresponsible nuclear arms deal with Iran, the US President makes a conscious decision to… Continue Reading
A great Spear track from the Jack Ruby era, harder than the best! Credited as the “Burning Spears” on the label most likely because the group was a trio at the time. ____________________
Here’s an early scorcher from Ken Boothe titled “Peace Time,” which appears on the excellent 1975 album “Jack Ruby Hi-Fi” on the Clappers label. 10 minutes of a young and hungry Ken Boothe over a Jack Ruby-produced riddim. OUCH!
What we have here is a full showcase-style dyed in the wool stormer. Ruby is the infamous producer linked to the Ocho Rios – Sound of Saint Anns, best known perhaps for his production associations with Burning Spear around the start of… Continue Reading
Included is “Runnin’ Dub” from King Tubby & Errol Thompson Black Foundation in Dub, one of the very best dub albums ever. Black Foundation In Dub is the instrumental Dub companion to Jack Ruby Presents The Black Foundation and features… Continue Reading
Jack Ruby was a Jamaican record producer and sound system operator, best known for his 1970s productions of artists such as Burning Spear. Ruby was based in Ocho Rios and during his time was the only major Jamaican record producer not headquartered… Continue Reading