Big up to the Original Reggae Ambassador. He is spreading VERSION GALORE. I remember working at TIP TOP Record store on Orange Street in Kingston and people coming by the shop to hear this cut.
Ewart Beckford, 1942, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. U-Roy, began as a sound system DJ in 1961, spinning records for the Doctor Dickies set, later known as Dickies Dynamic, in such well-known Jamaican venues as Victoria Pier, Foresters Hall and Emmett Park. n 1969 U-Roy was invited to play for Dodd's Down Beat sound system, playing the number 2 set; the number 1 set had King Stitt as DJ.