The Zodiacs/The Merritone Singers

DSR-FED7-002 * 2011

Walk On By/House upon The Hill

Walk On By/House upon The Hill

Information

They recorded the original Ska cut at Duke Reid's Treasure Isle. Rare Rocksteady classic with beautiful harmonies on a deep rhythm. On the B-side, is a previously unreleased song 'House Upon The Hill' features an unknown vocal by The Merritone singers.

Reviews

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    Both sides of this Treasure Isle pearl are lovely. In particular the 'Sweet Lorna'. Well presented and pressed. Comes from the Lionel Messi of rocksteady (although Messi is possibly taller) Tommy Rock a Shacka of Japan.

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