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Drum Talk (LP)
Format: 12"
Reggae / Dub
Drum Talk (LP)
Lieferzeit: 1 - 3 Werktage***

16,85 EUR
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LTD. BACK-STOCK !!! - Leroy Mattis' first drum was a plastic butter container. 'My mother wouldn't buy me a drum because back then the situation in Jamaica was very tense... In 1960 Jamaica was still an English colony, and the drum is a roots instrument.'
Tommy McCook was living two doors down; during the first years of The Skatalites, Mattis would practise there. In 1970 he was National Junior Drumming Champion, with Count Ossie winning overall; four years later his ensemble battled in the Senior finals with the drummers of the Light Of Saba.
'Our group was initially called Genesis, it was a 7-piece drum group, but I changed the name to Mabrak, which means Thunder in Amharic. We knew that we were coming with a heavy sound.'
Experiments in percussion, in the middle of the night at Harry J's — funky versions of rhythms like Curly Locks, Too Late To Turn Back Now and Fattie Fattie, led by talking drums — beautifully mixed by King Tubby, who couldn't believe his ears.
Originally released in 1976, in paper inners only. Smartly sleeved in quintessential Dug Out style this time around — with an insert, including a recent interview with Mabrak.


a1. Lock's Talk
a2. Ital Talk
a3. Liquid Talk
a4. Macka Talk
a5. Serenade Talk

b1. Fat Talk
b2. Drum Talk
b3. Roots Talk
b4. Late Late Talk
b5. The Reverend Talking

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