Its You - The Crombies - Dance Crazee (Vinyl, LP)

It was one of the best jobs I ever LP). Seriously, I miss it badly. If you have a ska or reggae release that you'd like me to consider reviewing, please send an e-mail to Steve at duffguidetoska gmail. You should know that we I am old school and prefer music in tangible formats plus I might use your music when I DJ ska events.

I'd also appreciate any news or tips you may have about bands. Please contact me for permission to reproduce anything on this blog. Due to Musician's union rules, Peel was restricted by the amount of time he could spend playing records "needle time" or "stylus-on-vinyl time" ; the way around this rule was to invite bands to come into one of the BBC studios, record several songs live to tape, and these would then be broadcast during Its You - The Crombies - Dance Crazee (Vinyl radio show over 4, of these Peel sessions were recorded from to While I'm conflicted about bootlegs in general, as a long-time fan of both Laurel Aitken and The Ruts, I have to admit my conscience be damned!

The versions of "Big Fat Man" and "Rudi Got Married" are pretty faithful to their terrific studio recordings which, at the time of this Peel session, had not yet been released. But the true gems are found on the flip side! This is a key release for Laurel Aitken and Ruts completists!

No comments:. Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom. K to Australia and Germany. This is a rockin' sensation! With the amount of truly excellent music that has come out so far this year, we decided to forgo the tradition of waiting until December Its You - The Crombies - Dance Crazee (Vinyl make a best of list, and instead put together an episode of the best album, singles, and compilations that have come out so far in A mixture of good songs.

We're lovin' that new single from Acetones. The trouble with trying to list all the many things a person was qualified at, good at, lived, breathed and emanated is that you're bound to miss some important things off the list. This is how I feel as I start to think about what to say about Duncan Campbell. I knew him as a meek, humble, generous, passionate, friendly, caring guy who loved reggae music, in fact all Jamaican music.

Duncan was known and loved as a reggae broadcaster on Auckland's 95bFM, reggae and music writer in RipItUp music magazine and as radio news journalist. He was born in Whangarei but grew up in Auckland. Read a NZ Herald obituary here. Go here to hear the full interview and some great selections of reggae by Duncan.

It was an absolute honor to have known Duncan. We will miss him for sure. To all his family and friends we send our sincere condolences to you all.

God bless you all. Fosm Ism has shared the following details on Facebook about a service for Duncan:. Flailing a bit here. If only Dunc was LP) to help me write this. And celebrate we shall. We will be sure to share the details when they are finalised. There will be laughter and tunes Downbeat The Ruler feat. Playing For Change feat. Radio is a bit of a personal one. As you're no doubt well aware, earlier in the month Anthony Bourdain suddenly and unfortunately passed away.

To say he was one of my favorite writers and television personalities would be an understatement, and the manner of his passing made the news all that much more shocking and sad. Hopefully this humble remembrance of one of my icons is a fitting one. Sunday, June 17, :: Songs About Gals! There's new tunes from AceTones and plenty of off beat and beyond in this episode.

It is with much sadness that we bid farewell to Papa Carl Perkins who has died after battling bowel cancer. The House of Shem guitarist and singer was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer in February, three days before his 58th birthday and died on Wednesday May 9,two weeks after his most recent surgery.

Papa Carl was a true pioneer and champion of reggae music here in Aotearoa. Thank you Sir. God rest your loving soul. Later, she joined the reunited line-up of The Specials live and you could tell she loved every minute of the experience.

Winehouse was such a ska fan that she confirmed to Rolling Stone back in that her planned follow-up to her break through 'Back To Black' would include a fair amount of ska. Like her penchant and ease with soul and RnB which she wore like a second skin, ska seemed to come effortlessly to Winehouse.

Sadly, that album or any of the ska songs she might Its You - The Crombies - Dance Crazee (Vinyl demoed or recorded is unlikely to see the light of day and that's a shame.

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