Cat Number; PSS060
Artist Don T Lee & The Bobby Aitken Group
Title 'Cool Cool Rocksteady'
Artist Glen Adams & Alva Lewis
Title 'Shi' (I'm shocking i'm electric)
Two cuts on the same rhythm. The first take is the obscure but eccentric 'Cool Cool Rocksteady' by Don T Lee. A Rocksteady dance dance favourite that has a party feel to it. Don T Lee was is the brother of Bunny Lee who produced both tracks. Musical backing is by the 'Bobby Aitken and The Caribs' an excellent Rocksteady vocal thats not been available on a 45 before. The flip-side side features Glen Adams and Alva Lewis on vocals. Ironically Glen Adams is better known as a keyboard player and Alva 'Reggie' Lewis is better known as a guitarist. Both of these excellent session players were versatile enough to take over the vocal duties on this witty rocksteady vocal. On the Carifita label in a picture sleeve bag.
Cat Number PSS061
Artist; Slim Smith
Title; 'Stand Up and Fight'
Artist; The Aggravators
Title; 'Dr Seaton'
Two cuts of the Slim Smith vocal rhythm 'Stand up and Fight'. Recorded in 1972 we have paired up 'Stand Up and Fight' vocal with its instrumental piece 'Dr Seaton'. This is a newly mastered release direct from tape. A classic early reggae roots tune that has been a favourite of Pressure Sounds for some time. Comes in a picture sleeve on the Lee's label.
Cat number PSS062
Artist Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
Title Killer Joe
Artist Alva Lewis
Title Return Home
Available for the first time on a 45 since its original release in 1968 this is a Tommy McCook and the Supersonics cover of the Jazz classic Killer Joe originally recorded by Benny Golson. A punchy horns workout that has a late Ska feel to it. Alva Lewis takes the vocals on the flip-side with 'Return Home'. On the Caltone label and comes in a picture sleeve.
Cat number PSS063
Artist Slim Smith
Title Turning Point
Artist The Aggravators
A really excellent vocal performance from Keith 'Slim' Smith. 'The Turning Point' was originally recorded and written by Jimmy Holiday an RnB vocalist from Mississippi who recorded the original cut for the New Orleans label Minit Records. Its a great song and suits Slim Smiths vocal style perfectly. Produced by Bunny Lee and has an excellent very rare version on the flip-side. Soulful early reggae that has never been re-issued on a 45. On the Lee's label and comes in a picture sleeve bag.
Cat Number PSS064
Artist Lester Sterling
The Big Job
A jazzy led instrumental from Saxophone player Lester Sterling. Appeared on the Count Shellys Uk label. Its an early reggae rhythm that gives Lester Sterling space to stretch out and blow a funky improvised solo. A version on the b side that showcase's the Aggravators backing group. Produced by Bunny Lee it is re-pressed on the Jamaican Attack label and comes in a picture sleeve.
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