Mr Bossman

A 2 track roots reggae single (7m 30s) — released August 12th 2016 on Upstir Records

Singer Colour Red aka 'Clive Hylton' established his name in Reggae's golden era of the mid 1970's with several noteable releases recorded at Lee Scratch Perry's imfamous 'Black Ark studio's. Although not a prolific artists in this period two of the tracks to emerge from this collaboration became cult classics among reggae connoisseurs and sound system opperators. The singles 'Judgement Day' featuring the Upsetters and the rastafarian inspired 'From Creation' made popular as an exclusive dubplate by the UK's legendary 'Coxsone' sound system. The latter song remained unreleased to the public until recent years upon its issue from the UK's seminal Trojan records. Colour Red has maintained a constant musical presence throughout the following decades with noteable releases from UK based producers 'Blacker dread' and 'Disciples' amongst others.

Colour Red teams up with fellow Morant Bay residents 'Upstir records' and producer 'fada Rees' for this Roots Rockers styled track reminiscent of Jamaica's early 80's hi-fidelity studio sound.

Fada Rees's bass driven and sparse rhythm track the perfect backdrop for Colour Red's roots reality message as he expesses the pressures of daily life "hey Mr bossman when you gonna raise my pay?....the youths of today just need a helping hand.."

fada Rees deliver's a heavyweight authentic dubwise version in the style of the genre's greatest pioneers, King Tubby and Scientist.

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