Tag: Reggae

TOD A from FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP – Song For Ewe

“I fell in love with this melody the first time I heard it, when I inherited a cardboard box of Trojan records in around 2003. I immediately dug the descending line of the chorus. It wasn’t until a decade later that I discovered that the Skatalites had ripped off the song —note-for-note —from a song called “Comin’ Home, Baby,” and simply changed the title to “Christine Keeler.”

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GREG KEEFFE of biG fLAME – Song For Ewe

“In the early 80s I squatted in derelict social housing project in Manchester called Hulme – I lived in this Crescent- shaped modernist block, which was basically empty except for a few punks/weirdos and some Dreads…. Every sunny evening the Dreads would put the speakers on the balcony and blast Jah Rastafari across the bleak post-industrial collapsoscape.”

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