SOUL FOOD / BOOMA WOMAN by BOOMA ROCKERS

SKU63575
ArtistBOOMA ROCKERS
TitleSOUL FOOD / BOOMA WOMAN
LabelSOUNDWAY RECORDS
Catalog #SNDW 7016
Genre
ReleaseW 12 - 2012
FormatVinyl - UK7'
Import
€ 14,99incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. The Booma Rockers - Soul Food
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/s/63575_soul_food_booma_woman/1_the_booma_rockers_-_soul_food.mp3
  2. The Booma Rockers - Booma Woman
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/s/63575_soul_food_booma_woman/2_the_booma_rockers_-_booma_woman.mp3

Description

The Booma Rockers were a London house-band put together by a young producer and songwriter from Guyana, Terry Nelson aka Omar Farouk. Nelson released approximately thirty 45s on his labels Halagala, Booma and Rude Boy in the late 1960 and early 1970s before returning home to Guyana to start a successful and well loved TV station.The majority of the records were of the ska and rocksteady persuasion but one or two stick out as being slightly different. 'Soul Food', a super weighty instrumental soul / blues / funk b-side was released in 1969/70 on Rude Boy Records featuring amongst others Ghanaian saxophonist and vocalist Teddy Osei (who went on to form the Afro rock band Osibisa). 'Booma Woman' was also a B-side in a more reggae-funk style released possibly a year later featuring vocalist Jean Manix. Both have been out of print ever since and are re-released with the Nelson families' full permission.