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Althia & Donna / Mighty Two - Up Town Top Ranking / Calico Suit album download


Althia & Donna


Up Town Top Ranking / Calico Suit



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4.9 ✱


Reggae, Dub

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Althia & Donna / Mighty Two - Up Town Top Ranking / Calico Suit album download

Issued with solid centre labels; repressings may have dinked or push-out centres instead. Revival of Alton Ellis' I'm Still In Love With You, Up Town Top Ranking riddim. Matrix, Runout (Side A Label): LIG 506-A.

Artist: Althia & Donna, Song: Uptown Top Ranking, Duration: 03:56, Type: mp3. №150786168. Althia & Donna Up Town Top Ranking. play) (pause) (download) (fb) (vk) (tw).

Theirs is a legendary story of how two teenagers enamored with Trinity's hit "Three Piece Suit" wrote a reply,"Uptown Town Ranking," cut it for Joe Gibbs, and scored a number one in both Jamaica and Britain. That feat brought Althea Forrest and Donna Reid a record contract with Front Line, which resulted in this, their sole album. Uptown Top Ranking was superbly produced by Karl Pitterson, and boasts the heavy rhythms of the Revolutionaries.

Artist: Althia & Donna, Mighty Two. A: Up Town Top Ranking. Catalogue Number: LIG506. the sound, which is why we play testall of our records. So you know the sound quality of the record you're getting, not just what it looks like. OMID - The Top. This is one of 10000 singl- s LP's, 12 and 7" that I HAVE COLLECTED OVER THE LAST 30 YEARS; they run from the 1950's to the 2000's and cover every style of music.

Uptown Top Ranking" is a song and single by the Jamaican teenage singers Althea Forrest and Donna Reid, recorded when they were 17 and 18 years old respectively. Released in 1977, the song comprises the girls ad-libbing to deejay track "Three Piece Suit" by Trinity. The song was initially recorded as a joke. The record was played by accident by BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel, resulting in numerous requests for additional plays

The title "Uptown Top Ranking" describes what a country Jamaican does when he goes to the city to show off. The producer Joe Gibbs came across a song by reggae star Trinity called "Three Piece Suit" and he decided to record a female response as a companion. His engineer Errol Thompson came up with the backing track and the Jamaican female duo 17-year-old Althia Forest and 18 year-old Donna Reid supplied various local slang words for the lyrics. Mikey Dread featured the record on his program Dread At The Controls, and it was a hit in Jamaica  . Both Althia and Donna were unable to find a successful follow-up and they became one-hit wonders. This was sampled by ABS on their UK hit "What You Got" in 2002. More songs from Althia and Donna.

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