Friday, May 20, 2011

Friday Reggae # 25


 To be honest, the Romanian Orphans Charity Shop record bin is not my usual place to uncover rare reggae 45s; it really has rather more to offer the serious Ray Conniff collector.

Imagine my surprise and delight, then, at finding this there today - for 50p.

Produced by the legendary Joe Gibbs, with a riddim not unlike the one on Willie Williams' 'Armagideon Time'.

The 'B' side is a 'Version' of the 'A' - and, hey, we like it that way.

I've had some sort of tummy bug all day but given that the world is ending tomorrow, I might still rally for a drink if someone's going to the bar.

Dennis Brown - 'Stop Your Fussing & Fighting' (1977)
Dennis Brown - 'Together Brothers' (1977)

20 comments:

  1. My local Age Concern had a Rambling Sid Rumpo LP for 20p on Wednesday. I left it there because the condition was dubious but I've been kicking myself since. If it's still there tomorrow I'm having it.

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  2. I think for 20p for the old dears Michael, it is probably worth a punt.

    Mrs H got me a Best Of Round The Horne CD for my birthday last year = bona.

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  3. Find!

    (word veri : swine!)

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  4. I know! And especially since I went to a proper record fair the other week and they had nothing like this.

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  5. 50p! I hope you go back tomorrow and make a further donation of at least a quid, excellent piece of Reggae.

    Have a good weekend Mr H.

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  6. oh and I'll get them in, a G&T. I can thoroughly recomend a glass of Torres Vina Sol, I have had a couple and now feel like Friday night is about to begin.

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  7. Spookily, that is exactly what I have been drinking tonight.

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  8. The best vinyl finds often turn up in the most unexpected places. Nice piece of reggae. And now you've mentioned G&T I've got a hankering for one meself.

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  9. Coincidence, maybe or are we all turning into each other?

    Now this is spooky - http://www.box.net/shared/ganzmos7ca

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  10. oh lordbeen on on the pink wine since tom and joyce and it's starting to get oh heavens... isn't a joe gibbs prod just the finest thing
    x

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  11. Can't stop. Just popping in to say hello, I love you all.
    But, you knew that anyway.

    Life been (not so) good to me in recent days. However comma I have been dipping my toe in your respective blogs, just to check that your ongoing shenanigans prevail.

    I'll ALWAYS share a glass with you lot.
    xx

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  12. Is it me or is there a touch of Armagideon Time about it?

    Veri ~ roast. I've had worse

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  13. Well, here's a good word verification for the evening, and perhaps my life... 'haver'

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  14. If the world does end
    Tomorrow so leaden
    And our paths should cross
    After armageddon

    I shall stand you that drink
    With a squeeze of lime
    For your recent posts have
    Included some words that rhyme

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  15. Morning. Looks like we're all still here then.

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  16. The rapture isn't until 6:00 p.m. local time as I understand it. You can't rush these things.

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  17. Well bugger. The rapture came and went and we were all overlooked. Davy, you will have to keep blogin' on for awhile longer!

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  18. I just realized why you are having a tummy bug. It's because you are dealing in stollen traffic. There are no Roumanian Orphans anymore, and I'm quite sure your latest donut is worth more than 50p (almost $1 in real money at current exthange rates). You diver, you.

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  19. Rumbled. Or maybe that was just my stomach. Arf.

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