Monday, December 10, 2007

Hang On, This Record Is Good Too...

The Kingstonians: Hold Down (Trojan, 1970)
I went to interview Bristolian senior citizen and reggae vibesman DJ Derek the other night. He was a tremendous fellow. I received this CD the next day, which seemed quite appropriate bearing in mind his love for all things booming and lightly cracklesome. Fantastic record. Read a lot more about Derek in the February issue of The Word out January 8.

3 comments:

ally. said...

what a brilliant way to start the day - nice bit of breakfast skanking - ta
x

Planet Mondo said...

I saw a great documentary about DJ Derek years ago, he was just about to retire and the MC finished his tribute speech with the natty phrase "putcha leg up DJ Derek".

Looking forward to seeing what DJD's been up to since.

Rob said...

hey ally - glad to help, that's me

hey david - he talked quite a bit about that doc, changed his life it did...