[kj] "Ghosts of LG" influence track:

Rheinhold Squeegee kjlist at live.com
Wed Jun 25 10:15:37 EDT 2014

So, Youth didn't rip off the bass line, he paid respectful homage to a long-standing cultural tradition.

Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:52:14 +0100
From: green.sun1980 at gmail.com
To: gathering at misera.net
Subject: Re: [kj] "Ghosts of LG" influence track:

The recycling of rhythms in Jamaican music has never gone away, & is probably more prevalent (& with a wider range of source material) than ever. This explains it better than I could hope to:


On 24 June 2014 22:06, Rheinhold Squeegee <kjlist at live.com> wrote:

Lazer Attack was the one I was looking for, but thanks for the other tracks as well, especially Horace Andy.

There was apparently a lot of "borrowing" and re-purposing of rhythm tracks in reggae back in the day.  Kind of like all those Disney animated features from the 60 - 70's with exactly the same sequences because nobody imagined being able to compare them side-by-side.

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