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Breakbeat Paradise Recordings

Mako & Mr Bristow - Mojan Edits

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  • It's a little known fact that in 1969, Motown Records boss Berry Gordy organised a holiday trip to Jamaica for his label's stars. It's even less well known that while they were there, a number of those same stars worked with an up-and-coming local producer to record versions of established hits over instrumental riddims from the newly emergent reggae genre. Unfortunately, perhaps due to the plentiful supply of herbal entertainment during the recording sessions, the masters were believed lost. Until now. Happily, their recent re-discovery means you finally get to hear Uptight Boss and Beg For A Dollar - the massively crowd-pleasing consequences of giving a brace of mid-sixties Motown classics the boss reggae treatment!

    Label: Breakbeat Paradise Recordings

    Cat No: BBP200

    Format: 7" Vinyl

    Genre: Dub / Reggae / Soul

    Released: 4th March 2022


    A1. Uptight Boss

    B1. Beg For A Dollar