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Month: November 2012

Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith & Leebert ‘Gibby’ Morrison – Guitars On Top

Legendary Jamaican guitarist, Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, from the mighty Soul Syndicate, teamed up with fellow guitarist Leebert ‘Gibby’ Morrison to record an instrumental tribute to the Heptones On Top LP, a bona fide classic form the Rocksteady era and one of my favorite records of all-time. Carl ‘Bridge’ Ayton and Uziah ‘Sticky’ Thompson serve up…

Darrell Banks

Two tremendous albums featuring superb Deep Soul and dramatic, Gospel-tinged wailing from Darrell Banks. His 1967 Darrell Banks is Here LP contains his first four Revilot and Atco singles, timeless Northern Soul and Deep Funk gems, as well as “Open the Door to Your Heart”, his #2 R&B hit, among other tunes. He followed up his…