CHANNEL 1 10" 45 RPM
DKR-114-JJ - ONEIL DYER/UNKNOWN - APARTMENT / HEY NATTY DREAD
DKR-115-JJ - HORACE FERGUSON - REALITY / YOUTHMAN
The Channel 1 Lost & Found series of previously unreleased music continues with two more killer ten inches. Oneil Dyer's "Apartment" was only ever issued on a small press blank label Hitbound 10" in New York, unnoticed by all but the most hyper astute collectors. Heavy tune, with a killer dub, serious 1982 Scientist/Radics style. The B-side of this record features an unknown killer roots tune from around the same time, dubplate material which unfortunately on tape carried no markings as to who the singer is. We absolutely love good female-voiced roots and this is no exception, purely wicked tune. If anyone knows who sings this tune, let us know, as no one including some of those folks involved in making the tune could place it! One thing that is clear however is the voice of Sugar Minott on harmony. Unfortunately no dub version was found for this tune. Next up, two heavy shots from Horace Ferguson. Before hitting with "Sensi Addict" for Prince Jazzbo, Horace Ferguson voiced some tunes for Channel 1, like "Fever" and "Walk Out On Me", both of which were issued on 12"s on CH1's JEDI imprint. However, there was more on tape, and how these two bombs didn't end up on release, we don't know, but here they are now. Strictly early 1980's reality style, again in a heavy style that bears the hallmarks of the Roots Radics/Scientist combination. Both tunes with dubs.
DKR-119 - EVERTON DACRES - JAH JAH AH COME
This tune needs little introduction, monster roots from 1977. Everton Dacres, cousin to Barrington Levy and member of the Mighty Multitudes group along with Barrington, cut only a few tunes as a solo artist and this is one of them. Produced by Lloyd 'Charmers' Tyrell, issued on his LTD label.
Oneil Dyer - Apartment
Oneil Dyer - Apartment Dub
unknown - Hey Natty Dread
Horace Ferguson - Reality
Horace Ferguson - Reality Dub
Horace Ferguson - Youthman
Horace Ferguson - Youthman Dub
Everton Dacres - Jah Jah Ah Come
Everton Dacres - Jah Jah Dub
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