1967

DUKE OF EARL * ALTON ELLIS AND THE FLAMES * TREASURE ISLE 7010 * UK

Originally recorded by Gene Chandler in 1961, and done here by Alton Ellis as a slightly more sincere and emotional version, with a hesitant and tentative violin appearing towards the end, an unusual instrument for this music at the time. This cut was later Toasted over by I Roy as  I Roy The Duke

See also:

All My Tears

Dance Crasher

Shake It

How Can I

La La Means I love You

Back To Africa

Can I Change My Mind

La La Mean

What Does It Take

Breaking Up

Can I Change My Mind

Play It Cool

Iím Still I Love

Good Good Lovin

Iím Still In Love With You


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