Producer – Lee Perry. Matrix, Runout (A Side): MAG 27 A1. Matrix, Runout (B Side): MAD 27 B2. Other Versions (5 of 15) View All.
Album · 1997 · 22 Songs. Curly Locks Junior Byles. Listen on Apple Music. Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters. Soundzs from the Hot Line. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
Not the complete recordings of Junior Byles by a long shot, but the best collection of his solo material currently on the market. All of the solo hits are here as well as a good amount of previously unreleased material and outtakes. The revelatory tracks include "A Place Called Africa" and "Informer Man" both of which show off the richness of Byles' voice and the astute and sympathetic production offered by Lee "Scratch" Perry.
Kerrie Byles (Junior). Also known as. King Chubby. November 1972 saw the release of Byles debut album, Beat Down Babylon, which along with a series of singles that followed, established Byles as a major force in Jamaica as well as establishing him with audiences in the United Kingdom, "Curley Locks" being particularly successful there. Byles moved away from Perry in the mid-1970s, recording three duets. Curly Locks: Best of Junior Byles and The Upsetters 1970–76 (1997) Heartbeat. 129 Beat Street Ja-Man Special 1975–1978 (1999) Blood & Fire.
Golden Locks is a half sung, half deejayed cut by Lee Perry with the addition of bells (?) and an African sounding guitar. Silver Locks features this guitar alone – one of the best guitar lead instrumentals ever to be made in the music. Dreader Locks is a duo between Lee Perry and Junior Byles with Junior right at the very end attacking ‘Prince’ Tony Robinson, with Prince Tony you’re a phoney. Junior Byles – Curley Locks The Gladiators – Beautiful Locks Johnny Lover – Ital Locks Junior Byles & Lee Perry – Dreader Locks Ken & New Establishment – Soul Moog S. t and The Gladiators – Soul Locks The Upsetters – Golden Locks The Upsetters – Silver Locks The Upsetters – Militant Rock Prince Williams- Trying Time.
Curly Locks (original version) Lyrics. Junior Byles & The Upsetters Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963. RIFF’d: Nas’ ‘Nasir’. Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’; June 21, 1965. Lyricapsule: Nirvana Drop ‘Bleach’; June 15, 1989. Lyricapsule: Derek and the Dominos’ First Gig; June 14, 1970.
Kerrie Byles (born July 17, 1948 in Kingston, Jamaica), also known as "Junior Byles", "Chubby", or "King Chubby", is a Jamaican reggae singer.
Junior scored huge hits with "Da Da," "Curly Locks" and a host of other songs during the 1970s. This collection contains Junior Byles' biggest hits as well as a sampling of songs done throughout his years with Lee Perry. Features 22 tracks, many previously unreleased, rare, or alternate takes, including three versions of the memorable "Curly Locks. Complete with rare photos, biographical notes, and extensive liner notes offering track by track information. An essential collector's item. This is good, but not great.
Album Beat Down Babylon. Curly locks, now that I'm a dreadlocks Your mama say you shouldn't play with me but it's alright Curly locks, now that I'm a dreadlocks Your mama say you shouldn't play with me. The sun is shining, the breeze is a-blowing too And all I've got inside me is lotsa love for you, it's true . Curly locks, two roads before you Which one will be your choice, I really like to know, yeah Curly locks, your father is a poacher And he don't want you dealing with me. More on Genius. Curly Locks" Track Info. Beat Down Babylon Junior Byles.
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