Just received the Darker than Blue LP today, as I've benn looking for it for years. Nos that I have it here on my turntable I'm completely disapointed as the quality of the sound is so poor. If you like music with soul you need this comp. Every track is a winner, from the organ fueled funk of Boris Gardiner's "Ghetto Funk", to Ken Boothe's peerless cover version of Syl Johnson's "Is It Because I'm Black", and the skanking version of "I'm Your Puppet" by Jimmy London, this is reggae soul at it's very best. Rispondi Avvertimi 1 Helpful.
Darker Than Blue however, has a distinct advantage over its predecessor. As it is not tied to the output of any one particular label, it manages to come up with a selection that's broader in scope and more diverse in sound. Following a series of love songs, Darker Than Blue delivers another series of excellent reality themes. Among them are the Curtis Mayfield song that titles the set (performed by Lloyd Charmers) and Timmy Thomas' "Why Can't We Live Together?," presented in discomix form by Tinga Stewart and the Revolutionaries.
Darker Than Blue: Soul from Jamdown, 1973–1980. Redirected from Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown, 1973-1977). Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown, 1973–1980 is a compilation album released in 2001. It consists of soul and R&B-styled songs recorded by Jamaican reggae artists, including a number of covers of contemporary American singles. Ghetto Funk" - Boris Gardiner and Leslie Butler (3:09) written by Boris Gardiner.
Darker Than Blue - Lloyd Charmers. 16. Why Can't We Live Together? - Tinga Stewart. Reggae Revive specialist label & and Fire', whose catalogue is made up entirely of classic raw roots music from the 70's have taken the strange step of releasing a various artists album of mediocre soul covers. No doubt the idea is to broaden the appeal of the label by perhaps bringing it to the attention of a wider audience.
Give Me Your Love (aka Super Soul).
The Tamlins - Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 Album.
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Darker Than Blue RSS. Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. Or Doctor John to most of us! His recent death at the age of 78 has been widely reported but it is perhaps worth noting amongst his more illustrious career highlights (he made his live debut as The Night Tripper in the UK at one of the legendary Bath Festivals, check out the flyer above Another man in black. One of the nice things about Deep Purple having a bit more time off this year is it means they can do other things, and some of them have been treading various red carpets over the last couple of weeks, albeit not getting quite the coverage in Grazia that others do as a result. In Town Tonight, Woodford. Episode Six – Ivy Lodge Club, Woodford, North East London Fifty Years On! This former Victorian lodge was owned by the church next door and turned into a youth club, which began hosting discos and live music in 1965.
|–The Boris Gardiner Happening Featuring Leslie Butler||Ghetto Funk||3:09|
|–The Chosen Few||Collie Stuff||2:52|
|–Carl Bradney||Slipping Into Darkness||3:06|
|–Ken Boothe||Is It Because I'm Black||3:28|
|–Freddie McGregor||Get Involved||3:34|
|–Al Brown||Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City||3:26|
|–Ken Boothe||Ain't No Sunshine||2:15|
|–Milton Henry||Gypsy Woman||3:01|
|–Junior Soul||Super Love||2:07|
|–John Holt||For The Love Of You||3:40|
|–Alton Ellis||It's A Shame||2:48|
|–Jimmy London||I'm Your Puppet||3:38|
|–Delroy Wilson||Get Ready||5:40|
|–Lloyd Charmers||Darker Than Blue||2:59|
|–Tinga Stewart||Why Can't We Live Together||7:00|
|–Welton Irie||Hotter Reggae Music||3:50|
|PK5||Various||Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 (2xLP, Comp)||PK||PK5||UK||2001|
|BAFCD 036||Various||Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 (CD, Comp)||Blood & Fire||BAFCD 036||US||2001|
|BAFCD 036||Various||Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 (CD, Comp)||Blood & Fire||BAFCD 036||Japan||2001|
|BAFCD 036||Various||Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 (CD, Comp)||Blood & Fire||BAFCD 036||UK||2001|
|BAFCD 036||Various||Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 (CD, Comp, Promo)||Blood & Fire||BAFCD 036||UK||2001|