Over the last six months Tony has been curating playlists of Coffee Time Picks for the Manchester Cares' community- as well as sharing anecdotes and info' about his picks.
This week he has chosen two songs from this year and two songs which are more than 30 years old.
Perfect Giddimani - Abatachin Hoy
Greg Rose better known by his stage name, Perfect Giddimani, is a Jamaican reggae singer. Abatachin Hoy is the Lord’s Prayer in the Ethiopian language of Amharic.
Daniel Hartley – Confessions
Daniel AKA Don Hartley from Manchester gives us a mellow reflective tune with a positive vibe. He is Jamaican born and raised, with a career spanning three decades. He is a solo recording artist and songwriter, but has also successfully teamed up with Manchester's Nucleus Roots.
Dub Syndicate – Geoffrey Boycott
Dub Syndicate was a dub band with a more experimental, technological dub sound. This is from 1984, but it could have been released in 1960 or 2020.
African Head Charge – Orderliness, Godliness, Discipline & Dignity
African Head Charge is a psychedelic dub ensemble formed by master percussionist Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah with a revolving cast of guest players.
This is from their most popular album, Songs of Praise.
Posted by Heather Madden on Monday 14th September 2020
Heather is Manchester Cares' Programme Coordinator managing our Social Clubs programme.