• The Pioneers – Mother Matty
    • The Pioneers – Things Got To Change
    • 1. Mother Matty
    • 2. Things Got To Change

    Two killer boss sounds from 1969 produced by Joe Gibbs & Sidney Crooks from The Pioneers.

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    The PioneersBetter HerringBoss Records
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    • – Trouble Deh Bush
    • – Drive Back
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    • – Sweet Dreams
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