Many of you will recognise the lyrics of Chase the Devil by Max Romeo. Such a wonderfully powerful opening line. But how any singers could deliver it with conviction?
Max Bygraves, Ken Dodd, Val Doonican? Not a chance! And when it comes to hairstyles, Max is the hands down winner.
Inspired by our recent homage to U Roy, here’s a thread in which I would like to hear a little more about your favourite reggae songs, particularly those which you feel have the most interesting, moving, bizarre, soulful lyrics. The Great Reggae Songbook covers so many areas of activity and has so many memorable gems.
Race horses – The Pioneers
What a weepin’ and wailin’ dung a Caymanas park Long Shot, him kick de bucket Long Shot kick de bucket
Flying preachers – Prince Far I
Some come from the east Like a big leggo beast, Fi guh dip inna di healing stream.
A night out on the razzle – Anthea and Donna
See me in me ‘alter back Sey me gi’ you ‘eart attack Gimme little bass, make m’wine up m’waist
NHS staff – Gregory Isaacs
I don’t want to see no doc I need attendance from my nurse » Continue Reading.