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Article ID RE-7041
Format 7 Inch Vinyl
Artist Mexicano
Title Gorilla In Manilla MP3 sample
Riddim Marcus Garvey
Artist B Bag-O-Wire
Title B Bag-O-Wire MP3 sample
Riddim B Marcus Garvey
Style(s) DJ, Reggae
Label Pioneer/Reggae Fever RF297
Producer S Crooks
Year 1975
Country EU - European Union
Quality m re
Remarks Mexicano was massive at this time – not in Jamaica – but in the UK. Jamaica was rammed with great deejays at the time, but such was the popularity of the deejay scene - it was time for a UK deejay to step forward and make his mark. Did he ever work a sound – very unlikely – but he captured the moment very well. And then of course you have the rhythm ‘Marcus Garvey’ produced by Sidney Crooks – which sounded identical to the rhythm of Jack Ruby’s Burning Spear’s production. What Jack Ruby thought about this tune is unknown
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