Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Jamaican Halloween Spooktacular 2009 - Track Nineteen - Massive Dread's "Vamps On The Corner"

Tune nineteen comes from the man Massive Dread and it's a song called "Vamps On The Corner" taken from his 1982 album Strictly...Bubbling on the Wailing Souls' own Up Front Organization label.

Massive Dread (born Dennis James, 1960, Trenchtown, Jamaica) started recording in the late 70's for Tappa Zukie and gained notoriety in the 80's while touring with, of all people, Byron Lee & The Dragonaires. To quote from Wikipedia...

"He introduced the "bubbling" style of delivery, which was well received by audiences at events such as Reggae Sunsplash and his album Strictly...Bubbling (produced by Tommy Cowan's wife Velerie) capitalized on his popularity, including Jamaican chart-toppers such as "This Is Massive."


Spooktacular Track Nineteen

1 comment:

Christofari said...

I'm not just saying it because this may be the last of the superlative Halloween mixes you share through this blog - honest - but damn, it's just EXCELLENT. Your selections are consistently on it, and your effects and choice of audio - not to mention production skills - have matured even further. This track's a perfect case in point.

A tip of the pointy hat to you, Master Knott - and once again sincere thanks.