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Devon Clarke - Call Me Bobo Saw

Devon Clarke - Call Me Bobo Saw

Devon Clarke - Call Me Bobo Saw

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Devon Clarke follows in Tenor Saw’s footsteps.

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Devon Clarke - Call Me Bobo SawDevon Clarke has been recording since the mid-80s and now – about 30 years after his first singles – his debut album has been released via US label Bent Back Records. Devon Clarke has mostly worked with Massive B and Digital English, but he hasn’t really recorded much over the years.

His style is reminiscent of mid-80s giants Tenor Saw, Nitty Gritty, King Kong and Anthony Red Rose. A simple, smooth, hypnotic and flat style with catchy melodies delivered over old school synthesized riddims.

The set comes with ten tracks – vocals on one side and versions on the other. The standout cut is Beat the Banker, on which he rides a moody version of King Tubby’s fierce Tempo riddim. Other highlights include the JohnnyGo Figure combination Soldier and a remix of Hangin’ in Deh, originally released in 2014 on Bent Back.

Call Me Bobo Saw is mid-80s digital reggae at its very best.

Call Me Bobo Saw was released on October 23th, 2017, and is available from Bent Back Records on LP, CD, and digital download.

Tracklist:

  1. Rasta on Top
  2. Beat the Banker
  3. Hangin' in Deh (Remix)
  4. Jah Is in Everything
  5. Soldier
  6. Rasta on Top (Instrumental Version)
  7. Beat the Banker (Remix) [Instrumental Version]
  8. Hangin' in Deh (Instrumental Version)
  9. Mr. Bad Boy (Instrumental Version)
  10. Soldier (Dub)

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