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Dandy Livingstone

Posted in Dandy Livingstone with tags on December 31, 2017 by 1960s: Days of Rage

Dandy Livingstone (born Robert Livingstone Thompson, 14 December 1943, Kingston, Jamaica) is a British-Jamaican reggae musician and producer, best known for his 1972 hit, ‘Suzanne Beware of the Devil’, and for his song, ‘Rudy, A Message to You‘, which was later a hit for The Specials. ‘Suzanne Beware of the Devil’, reached number 14 on the UK Singles Chart. At the age of 15, Livingstone moved to the United Kingdom. Livingstone’s first record was released without his knowledge: A tenant in the building where he and a friend jammed recorded some of these sessions released some tracks on the Planetone record label. When London-based Carnival Records was seeking a Jamaican vocal duo, Livingstone filled the requirement by double-tracking his own voice, releasing records in this fashion under the name Sugar & Dandy. …’
Trojan Records (Audio)
YouTube: Rudy, A Message To You, Suzanne Beware Of The Devil, (People Get Ready) Let’s Do Rocksteady, Put On Your Dancing Shoes, THINK ABOUT THAT, Version Girl (Original 1970), Talking About Sally