Henry Buckley - You Never Could Be True // Mike Thompson - Get Me To The Church On Time - 7"

Kurzübersicht

Honeyed Rocksteady singer singing a sweet and sophisticated sounding original backed with a different take from another popular tune.
Henry Buckley was supposed to be the next Rocksteady star after Hopeton Lewis, although in this tune he is credited as Henry IIIrd.Also Buckley was once called as Don Henry, so it seems Federal was perplexed how to promote him, however as a great singer, the quality of his music was always steady and promising.
A previously unreleased material on the flip featuring a Rocksteady wedding song which had its name written on the master-tape.

JAPAN import.
 

Verfügbarkeit: sofort lieferbar

12,90 €
inkl. 19% MwSt., zzgl. Versandkosten
Lieferzeit 2-3 Werktage*
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In 1966, Merritone label was founded as a subsidiary of Federal Records when Ska beat was slowing down its tempo to take a next musical form called Rocksteady.
From sons of Ken Khouri, Paul and Richard, engineers at the Federal Records to even employees at their pressing plant - all whom involved at the label forwarded Merritone productions in a body.
They recorded many songs under Merritone label. However, those only appeared on vinyl records in limited quantities in Jamaica and a small bunch of titles were released on Island label in UK. Some of the recordings never saw the light, some became hardly known and many of them now considered being ultra rare records. Thus the label became a mysterious Rocksteady production in the Jamaican musicology.
The label name is originated from Winston Blake's sound system, Merritone. Federal Records, which was the largest record company of the time in Jamaica, often used young talented people like Winston, who knew much about trends of the fraternity for promoting their new materials. Interestingly, Federal Records used even the sound system name in this case.
Although Federal Records is known for compositions arranged by Ernest Ranglin, Trinidadian guitarist Lynn Taitt and the Jets were in charge of the Merritone recordings. Lynn Taitt took a prominent role as a forerunner of brand new Rocksteady sounds as he produced like Hopeton Lewis's 'This Music Got Soul.'
Merritone recordings were undoubtedly collectives of veteran musicians at Federal Records, high-technology recording facilities, traditions and proud of the record company. Many would still describe the sound so unique, elegant, sophisticated and authentic like no other.

Zusatzinformation

Artist A Henry Buckley
Title Side A Get Me To The Church On Time
Title Side B Whiter Shade Of Pale
Artist B Mike Thompson
Plattenlabel Dub Store
Format 7"
Produzent Paul Khouri
Released -
Country of Manufacture Japan
Lieferzeit 2-3 Werktage*

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