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The Mighty Upsetter - Kung Fu Meets The Dragon

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Title: Kung Fu Meets The Dragon
Record label: Sunspot
Release date: 01 Jan 2012
Catalog No.: SUNSPLP010
Barcode: 5036436085125
Release country: UK
Style: Dub | Roots Reggae
Format: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Condition: New
£19.87

Tracklist

A1Theme From Hong Kong
A2Heart Of The Dragon
A3Hold Them Kung Fu
A4Flames Of The The Dragon
A5Scorching Iron
B1Skango
B2Fungaa
B3Black Belt
B4Iron Fist
B5Kung Fu Man
C1Rebels Dub
C2Enter The Dragon
C3The Dragon Enters
D123rd Dub
D2Black Belt Jones
D3Rockstone Dub
D4Exit The Dragon

Details

180 gram vinyl re-issue of this classic 1970's Upsetters album with an extra disc of additional tracks in a gatefold sleeve. "Kung Fu Meets The Dragon" is a martial arts-themed project, largely made up of instrumental versions of some of Perry's productions (Roy Shirley's "Hold Them", Linval Thompson's "Kung Fu") and other musical pieces, enriched with Perry's trademark use of percussion and production tricks such as phasing, dubbing, talkover etc. and inspired by the wave of martial arts movies that were popular at the time. Recorded and produced by Perry at his own Black Ark Studios, it notably features ace Jamaican polyinstrumentalist Augustus Pablo on melodica (and maybe keyboards as well), his gentle playing adding some otherworldly melodic content to the sparse sound.

Additional Information

Artist The Mighty Upsetter
Title Kung Fu Meets The Dragon
Record label Sunspot
Catalog No. SUNSPLP010
Format QTY 2
Format Vinyl, LP, Album
Release date 1 Jan 2012
Style Dub, Roots Reggae

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