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    • Clive Field Marshall – state trooper style
    • 1. state trooper style
    • 2. island in the sun
    • 3. rent man
    • 4. sheep skin gone clear
    • 5. love is what you want
    • 6. ting-a-ling a-ling
    • 7. what happen to the hostage
    • 8. dance pon de corner
    • 9. poor house rockers
    • 10. old mas charlie
    • 11. jenifer charm
    • 12. money man time

    The rhythms nod again to The Heptones at Studio One, and Bob Marley; others are voiced elsewhere in the Wackies catalogue by Barrington Spence, Junior Delahaye and the Love Joys; some had appeared on the Presenting Prince Douglas set the previous year.

    Clive himself is compelling, witty and ebullient in the dancehall style pioneered by Lone Ranger, ranging over subjects including JA tourism and landlordism, Carter and Reagan, banks and bulldogs, and — outstandingly, on Delahaye's ineffable but unissued Acting So Strange — the in-thing beaver hat and sheepskin coat.

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