Count Sticky/ Val Bennett

Pressure Sounds * PSS054 * 2012

Rockfort Psychedelion

Rockfort Psychedelion


Information

A double A side release. Count Sticky's scat vocals on the A side roll over a Memphis style backing that was all the rage in Kingston at the time these recordings were made. 'What a Sound' exclaims Count Sticky and he is right. Rockfort was a particularly tough Kingston neighborhood. The idea of being on psychedelics there is pretty far out!!!

The B other side is a fantastic funky instrumental featuring the top session player Val Bennett and is a cut of 'Django Shoots First'. This has all the inventive Perry Sound injections that are on many of his best recordings. Each record come in a hand stamped bag.

Reviews

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