HEAR THIS: Freddie McGregor “Equal Rights”

A Fresh Take On A Studio Classic Off The New Album, Di Captain—In Stores Today
“These songs were very specially chosen,” says reggae stalwart Freddie McGregor of the selections on his latest album, Di Captain. The album’s title refers to Freddie’s signature hit “Big Ship,” also the name of his renowned Kingston recording studio, whose name has been kept hot by his music-making sons Stephen “Di Genius” and Chino. “We took the greatest pains in making sure these would be classic songs that will last for a long time. I chose songs like ‘Equal Rights’ because I love the message and because the youth need to hear it. Featuring live bass and harmonies by former Heptones frontman Leroy Sibbles himself, this remake of a song that was first released in the midst of the Civil Rights struggle is more than a cover version; it’s a celebration. Audio After The Jump…
“Take a tip from me, don’t hang him on a tree.” Let it go…

Lick it back from the top… Original Heptones selection inna 1968 stylee

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  1. […] Album „Di Captain“ ist bereits bei VP Records / Big Ship erschienen. Mehr Infos findet ihr bei Boomshots und Highlanda. Außerdem informiert Freddie McGregor auf Twitter mit dem Hashtag […]

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