His eponymous album was a smash, rising to the top of the Jamaican chart, and wowing reggae fans in the U. Invariably, producers were now keen to record the toaster, and a slew of singles flooded forth. The DJ also tried his hand at self-production, with the Dreadlocks Affair album giving proof of his talent.
Blaze kindled the most excitement, and led to his first U. The DJ Legend set, meanwhile, rounded up many of Woosh's crucial recordings from this era. The '80s were less kind to the toaster, and his output notably slowed, with only a trio of albums released. See Alcapone, Dennis. Recorded at Harry J. I have this albumn on CDR. Later he lived in UK and in the 80s he stopped recorded and lived in Ghana for some projects.
He is owner of his label Original Music. He still is re-releasing his old recordings. Probably a compilation. Compilation recorded — In the mid of the sixties he moved to Germany. He was the drummer of disco band Boney M. In he moved to Jamaica and have there a studio running, too. Recorded live at Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany, December 24th Merchant, T.
Shine feat. He started to record solo in After ten years his first album was released. He is still active in the studio and on tour. Bass by Aston Barrett. Drums by Carlton Barrett. Piano and organ by Tyrone Downie. We start on four track, then you find as they make some money they go into sixteen, and sixteen is something else.
When you get that, you feel you should be on twenty four track. Most of the studios are going over to sixteen track recording. You can get on four what you get on sixteen except that you have to tie certain instruments together for mixing.
No synthesizers? I know that. What do you think of the less serious toasters? They take it for a joke really. Every man think that he can talk over a rhythm. But they are not looking on the future of the business. Do you regards yourself as a chanter?
This interview was originally published in Small Axe 8. Ray Hurford is an author and musician. In the late 70's he started one of the stellar reggae magazines, Small Axe.
For his music projects issued on cd he works under the name of The Small Axe People. Recently he launched a well received new series of publications, the Small Axe Bookzines. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists.Woosh 's self-produced Religious Dread set included another clutch -- "Chant Freedom" and "Marcus Say" among them -- with 's Gathering Israel album merely the icing on the cake. A split set with I-Roy, We Chat You Rock, was also recorded during this period.