Posts Tagged ‘Jamaica’

All My Loving

May 15, 2016

“All My Loving,”written by Paul McCartney, recorded by Prince Buster (Cecil Bustamente Campbell) in 1968. The Beatles recorded the tune in 1963; here it is with pikapeppa sauce.

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Red Red Wine

May 1, 2016

“Red Red Wine,” written by Neil Diamond, performed by Jamaican singer Tony Tribe (Anthony Mossop, aka Tony Kingston) in 1969. This rocksteady version reached number forty-six on the UK Singles Chart, and must have been heard by UB40, who recorded the tune in 1983.

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Christmas Time Is Here

December 25, 2015

“Christmas Time is Here,” written by Rueben Anderson, recorded by the Heptones in 1968. Animation by  Sébastien Lasserre.

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Christmas Is Here

December 23, 2015

“Christmas Is Here,” written and performed by the Wailers ( Bob Marley, Bunny Livingston and Peter Tosh) in 1964. Sound the trumpet!

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Christmas Time Is Here

December 30, 2014

“Christmas Time is Here” by the Heptones (1968). Animation by  Sébastien Lasserre.

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It’s Bobsled Time

February 16, 2014

“The Bobsled Song,” written and presumably performed by Sidney Mills and Jon Notar, produced by Groove Guild.

Just in time for Sochi’s two-man bobsled competition, the Jamaica Tourist Board has released  this music video supporting the island’s bobsled team, led by veteran Winston Watt. The retro 8-bit animation is a turn-by-turn representation of the 1365-meter (4478-foot) course at the Sanki Sliding Center.

Related:

“It’s Bobsled Time (in Warrenton, Va.),” Tim Regan, WCP City Desk

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