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The Tennors - Do The Reggay Dance - Vinyl

The Tennors - Do The Reggay Dance - Vinyl

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The Tennors were a Jamaican rocksteady and reggae vocal group in the 1960s and '70s. Do The Reggay Dance showcases the first time all (but one) of the featured songs have been on vinyl since they were first released on now impossibly rare 45 singles. The songs were mastered by legendary reissue engineer Gary Hobish and designed by Barbara Bersche, the designer behind last year’s Grammy-winning historic package Voices of Mississippi.


released March 5, 2021

Side A
1. Sign Of The Times (The Tennors)
2. Do The Reggay Dance (The Tennors)
3. San Sebastian (Clive’s All Stars)
4. (Born To Be A) Sufferer (The Tennors)
5. Little Things (The Tennors)
6. Massie Massa (The Tennors)
7. Yesterday (Jackie Bernard and The Tennors)

Side B
1. You Don’t Recognize Me (Jackie Bernard and The Tennors)
2. I Am Just A Minstrel (Jackie Bernard and The Tennors)
3. Shame Face (Monty Morris)
4. Deportation (Cause Botheration) (Monty Morris)
5. He Is Back (Say I'm Back) (Monty Morris)
6. Wonder Of Your Love (The Inspirations)
7. Tribute To Don Drummond (Vin Gordon)

Tracks A1, A2, A3, A4, A6, B7 written by Murphy for Haka Taka Music
Tracks A5, A7, B1, B2 written by Bernard/Murphy for Haka Taka Music
Tracks B3, B4 written by Murphy/Morris for Westbury Music Ltd.
Track B6 written by Shaw/Dyce/Murphy for Haka Taka Music

The Tennors were:
Albert Murphy
Maurice “Professor” Johnson
Norman Davis

Joined later by:
Ronnie Davis
Billy Dyce
Howard Spencer

Musicians include:
Bass: Jackie Jackson, Family Man Barrett
Drums: Hugh Malcolm, Carlton Barrett, Horsemouth Wallace
Guitar: Ranny Williams, Hux Brown, Alva Lewis
Piano: Theophilus Beckford, Gladstone Anderson,
Organ: Aubrey Adams, Winston Wright, Glen Adams
Horns: Tommy McCook, Karl Bryan, Vin Gordon

Reissue Producer: David Katznelson

Track selection, interview and liner notes: Mark Gorney

Designer: Barbara Bersche

Mastering for reissue: Gary Hobish

Licensed from Albert Murphy

Thanks to Whitey Norton, Craig McNaught, Roger Steffens, Heather Augustyn, Eric Goldberg, Ahon Gray and Albert Murphy
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