Today I share with you a very rare interview with the great Dennis Brown by Dave Ramsden that appeared in the September 24, 1977 issue of Melody Maker. This is one you won’t find anywhere else. Another exclusive from the… Continue Reading
Thought I’d share a mix I put together featuring Dennis Brown B-sides and disco mixes. Hope you enjoy. Also included are several vintage press articles on DEB. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/167313788″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Dennis Brown – No General Dub… Continue Reading
PLUS RARE VINTAGE PRESS SCAN AND RADIO INTERVIEW! I’ve been listening to nothing but Prince Lincoln an the Royal Rasses lately. What a voice…What a vibe. And the musicianship of the Rasses never ceases to amaze. They have a very… Continue Reading
After a grueling west coast trip in the US from October through November, The Wailers fly back to the UK for an appearance at Leeds Polytechnic Institute. Here is a review of that show from the December 1, 1973 issue… Continue Reading
Here is a rarely circulated print interview with Bob Marley which appeared in the February 11, 1978 issue of Melody Maker. The interview was conducted by music journalist Chris Brazier. Photos by Barry Plummer. Click any image to read the… Continue Reading
If you do not know about Keith Hudson, or you are not familiar with his signature style of reggae, you need to check him. Please visit World-A-Reggae to check out my profile of dub giant Keith Hudson and my review… Continue Reading
Here is an interesting promo 7″ vinyl from Columbia/CBS which was sent out to radio stations. The promo EP features three album tracks: 1. “Legalize It” 2. “Why Must I Cry” 3. “Till Your Well Runs Dry” Makes for an… Continue Reading
Richard Williams examines the roots of reggae drumming in this article from the April 24, 1976 issue of MELODY MAKER.
Published in Melody Maker on June 2, 1973.
This interview with Peter Tosh appeared in the June 13, 1981 issue of Melody Maker: