RODDY RADIATION “SKABILLY REBEL ANTHOLOGY” LP / “BLUES ATTACK” LP (JUMP095LP) -Last Copies Repress in screen printed sleeves!

It’s been many years since we last had RODDY RADUATION’s excellent collection of pre-SPECIALS nuggets, but it’s worth the wait as we now have copies on 180g RED VINYL! An amazing selection that incudes some of our favorite Tearjerkers material as well! Fans of THE SPECIALS and roots rockabilly must get this!  Also we have the LAST COPIES in Hand SCREEN PRINTED SLEEVES of “BLUES ATTACK” ! Far too often when a band claims to combine two dissimilar styles of music into an all powerful “new” hybrid, fans get a wee bit skeptical. After all, in most cases these creative endeavors fail miserably – and quite often it involves ska music. Simply put, this stereotype does not apply to the SKABILLY REBELS. RODDY RADIATION’s band successfully takes the best parts of rockabilly, minus the cheesiness that all too often is associated with the genre, and then puts it to a laid back traditional ska beat. Should we expect anything less? Of course you already know him as the legendary guitarist of The Specials (who also wrote their classics ‘Rat Race’, ‘Concrete Jungle’ & ‘Hey Little Rich Girl’), who also later formed blues influenced acts The Bonediggers and The Tearjerkers. He’s a veteran and true innovator of both the 2-TONE ska movement and the English rockabilly revival scene. Roddy’s  voice is smooth and melodic, yet with pub grit. The fact that his guitar playing is superb goes without saying, but his ability to seamlessly combine both ska and rockabilly without losing the integrity of either genre is downright amazing.  Roddy Radiation has proven again that he is a truly innovative musician and may be in the process of once again reinventing the face of ska music. Guess this album forces rude boy mods and skins to mix with rockers and teddy boys. What can’t we all just get along?

Check out these YouTube album samplers for a taste

www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4dp2DzhBZw  

www.youtube.com/watch?v=j514UjrBs20

 

Tracklisting:

1) Blues Attack  2) Black Zodiac  3) Forgive And Forget 4) Doldrums 5) Another Rusty Nail  6) Judgement Day 7) Blue Angel  8) Desire  9) Lonesome No More  10) This Cat Needs A Kitten  11) Blue Guitars  12)  Black Leather Jacket

 

 

 

 

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1Blues Attack (White) LP$20.001.00 lbs
2Anthology (Red) LP$20.001.00 lbs
3Both LPs (Save $5)$35.002.00 lbs
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