THE TIDE IS HIGH * THE PARAGONS * TREASURE ISLE 7009 * GB
It must be some kind of testament to the quality of the music that so many B sides are A class records in their own right, this one is no exception. The song was thrust into the international consciousness in the late 1970s with a cover version by the popular rock band Blondie, just about the time when their was a revival of interest in the music of the West Indies from the 1960s by a new wave of working class youth looking to avoid the middle class pretensions of the second, or New Wave, of Punk bands.
See the other side Only A Smile
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