The new LP of hard roots and dub tracks from the legendary singer of Jamaican reggae icons The Ethiopians is available now for pre-order. Nine brand new, original songs featuring The Silvertones and members of John Brown’s Body & 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, produced by Craig “Dub Fader” Welsch (John Brown’s Body, The Aggrolites, 10 Ft. Ganja Plant). This 1st pressing special edition 12″ LP is limited to 500 copies on beautiful CLEAR TEAL 150 gram vinyl.
In addition to special discounted prices for vinyl and digital, all pre-orders receive an instant download of the extremely rare track “Honey Bunch” recorded by The Ethiopians over 30 years ago!
We’d like to thank all of the amazing people involved in making this record. We successfully assembled some of the tuffest musicians in the reggae world. A truly beautiful way to honor this legendary figure. Here’s the crew:
Drums – Tony “Drummie” Fowles
Bass – M’talewa Thomas
Guitar – Mike Keenan (John Browns Body)
keyboards – Gregory Stephens (10 Ft Ganja Plant)
Tenor Sax – Lee Hamilton
Trombone – Brian Thomas (Pressure Cooker)
Trumpet – Dave Szebeda
Percussion – Craig Welsch, Nathan Sabanayagam, Gregory Stephens
Vocals – Leonard Dillon
Harmony – The Silvertones
Recorded and Mixed by Craig Welsch (10 Ft Ganja Plant, The Aggrolites)
at Hillside Sound and Rear Window Studio
Produced by Gregory Stephens and Craig Welsch
JA Vocal Sessions Produced by David Solid Gould (John Browns Body)
Mastered by Kevin Metcalfe (Dennis Brown, Greensleeves Records)
We are honored to have worked with the Late, Great Leonard Dillon and hope this release is another avenue in which his music and legend will live on.