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charlie chaplin

red pond

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cd

Released: 4th Nov 2013

£9.99


charlie chaplin rose to prominence in the early '80s during the first years of the dancehall era - he embraced the modern dancehall rhythms, but focused on cultural lyrics instead of slack subject matter.

charlie chaplin (born richard bennett) first came to prominence as a member of dj innovator u-roy's stur-gav hi-fi in 1980-1981. along with fellow stur-gav chatter josey wales, chaplin became one of the most popular djs on the island during his stay with u-roy, even rivalling the dancehall king of the day, yellowman. wales & chaplin also gained inspiration from u-roy, continuing the dj tradition roy helped launch in the late '60s by taking on some of the master's phasing style & lyrical predilections. this is a reissue of the follow up to 'presenting charlie chaplin', recorded the same year (1982), once again produced by roy cousins. long out of print.

red pond

Tracklist

  1. Unity Is Strength
  2. Gate Man
  3. Ghetto Cowboy Part 1
  4. What Kind Of World
  5. Don't Run
  6. Walda Part 1
  7. Walda Part 2
  8. Walda Part 3
  9. The Kemis
  10. Stur Gav People Sound
  11. Ghetto Cowboy Part 2
  12. Steam Pipe Chalwa
  13. Dance Hall Salute
  14. Big In The Dance
  15. DJ Hunting
  16. Travelling Entertainer
  17. Glad Tiding
  18. Natty Don't Beg Or Borrow
  19. Waterloo
  20. Jah Jah Way