Best Dennis Brown Tune?

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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby Glyn » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:51 pm

Always loved the flip to that What About the Half DEB 12, The Whole Worlds Troubled

& the last truly great tune Poverty on Seven Star 7”
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby lankou » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:21 pm

1) I'm Coming Home Tonight
2) Sitting & Watching
3) Westbound Train.
Thanks to so many uninspired selectors, here are a few i can now do without:
1)to the foundation
2) promised land
3)here i come
Not too keen on his recuts of rocksteady/early reggae classics, not bad at all, but second-rate when compared to the originals.
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby Living Bate » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:51 am

it does really sit with me that songs not written by Dennis Brown can be nominated as his best......not when he wrote so many amazing songs.....

which is one of the reasons I was wondering about Life Goes In Circles...
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby marko » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:03 am

what? no mention of 'vineyard' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS4mEWr37j0
now where's the dub?
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby tradesman » Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:08 pm

Lips of wine is a favourite
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby southlondonsoul » Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:51 pm

So many killer D. Brown tunes. I've always loved Bloody City.
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby Anbessa » Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:59 pm

Hard to point out only one, but it would be "Lightning and thunder ( aka Words of the father)" for me.
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby Ranking Glasses » Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:37 pm

Someone mentioned “No More Walls” but some other more modern killers are:
The Exit
History
Raggamuffin (with G.I.)
Let Off Supm (with G.I.)
Poverty

I also like his version of Rainbow Country on the Saxon label (whoops, another cover!)
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Re: Best Dennis Brown Tune?

Postby Baba Jonah » Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:43 pm

His cover of Natural Mystic is great, on Shocking Vibes 7 inch. Does anyone know if a dub exists to this, or any other cuts? Bless
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