Posts tagged "Greetings"

Half Pint Speaks on the Making of “Greetings”

Half Pint Speaks on the Making of "Greetings"

“You may be raggedy and poor, but you are still rich in spirit”

If you’ve ever been to a reggae party, it’s pretty much impossible that you’ve never heard “Greetings,” Half Pint’s raggamuffin anthem. Released in 1985 on George Phang’s legendary Powerhouse label, the song finds Half Pint representing for poor people over a hard-driving Sly & Robbie digital remake of the immortal “Heavenless” riddim. While preparing this year’s Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise Zeen, we reached out the singer who gave us the story behind this classic dancehall anthem. Audio & Interview After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Richie Spice “Youths A Live Up”

Rootical Richie Sends Greetings To All Raggamuffins

You can always count on Richie Spice to sing something positive for the youths. So imagine how happy we were to hear this brand new musical biscuit from Bulby and the Fat Eyes family. Richie sounds nice and spicy singing over the riddim track from Half Pint’s dancehall anthem “Greetings.”
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