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Dave & Ansel Collins
Dave & Ansel Collins
[2009]
Black Label Reggae (Volume 30)
Black Label Reggae (Volume 30)
[2009]
Double Barrel (Re-Recorded Versions)
Double Barrel (Re-Recorded Versions)
[1971]
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Dave & Ansell Collins (sometimes billed as Dave and Ansil Collins or Dave & Ansel Collins).Dave Barker (born David John Crooks, 10 October 1947, Kingston, Jamaica), a session vocalist, and Ansell Collins (born 1949, Kingston, Jamaica) , a keyboards player, were working for producer Lee “Scratch” Perry in Kingston, Jamaica in the late 1960s, and joined forces in 1971, for the ska single “Double Barrel”. Released on Techniques Records, part of the Trojan Records label, it topped the Jamaican and UK charts in March of that year. It was the first record the celebrated drummer, Sly Dunbar, ever played on. He was aged fourteen at the time.The follow-up release, the similarly styled “Monkey Spanner” enjoyed the same international success.... read more