“I have enjoyed singing and playing music for over 50 years and am gearing up to celebrate this milestone with a version of my song Silly Games, which I originally recorded with Janet Kay in 1979. The original version of the song features in Steve McQueen’s film “Lovers Rock”, one of the new Small Axe TV series and Steve also invited me to play a small acting role” – Dennis Bovell
And the dub…
Via the always incredible Dennis Bovell today – grab it on Bandcamp
During lockdown I have been digging out some stuff in my vault and found this gem I recorded in Gooseberry Studio in 1979.
After a remix in Ariwa Studios last week. It now sounds FRESH. This is an exclusive release on my Old School Bandcamp site.
I Roy was a Jamaican Toaster born on June 28th. Gone but not forgotten. Roy Samuel Reid was my bona fide bredren’. I shall miss him eternally. R.I.P my brother.
This release is in celebration of his life and in honour of the Black Lives Matter movement. Get uP Stand uP!!!