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Two on Capitol I believe. It came about when they came to NY in the 60s as part of the Worlds Trade fair and met Luther Dixon. The 'Busters were two Jamaican dudes - they were on a load of other labels, including Minit, Shout, Scepter etc. Plus a load more on Jamaican labels....Don't know on value?

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One of the capitol 45s is a remake of their bluebeat 45 'tell me why', but its not that well produced and doesnt really work. Sold it for 30 I think.

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The Blues Busters were Philip James and Lloyd Campbell - sadly both no longer with us.

 

"Got To Get There" on Capitol is worth checking out.

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I've got some live footage of the Blues Busters, it's from a Reggae concert in the Bronx circa 1982, they are still dressed in matching suits doing a very dated act, it must be said.  Nice, but a little out of place.

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I've got some live footage of the Blues Busters, it's from a Reggae concert in the Bronx circa 1982, they are still dressed in matching suits doing a very dated act, it must be said.  Nice, but a little out of place.

 

Do you remember the clip of them doing "I Don't Know" on the film "Ska" released about 1964 (probably for the NY World Trade Fair)?  Brilliant clip.

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I have these 2, both worth picking up. I have the Scepter one somewhere as well.

 

Not sure why the pic is so blurry - 45 is The Blues Busters - Got To Get There/Pretty Girls - Umbrella Records from Canada

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Thankyou all for your input it looks like the one i need is "got to get there" so they only did two 45s on capital? Price please for the last one. Many thanks Toad

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Yes 1967 mate, Island is very early, 62 I think

Thanks Pete...I didn't know that, although had my suspicions considering the Island label design/release number. Glad I hung into the BMN copy...is it worth anything yet?

Oddly enough I came across a copy of their United Artists LP the other day...first one I've found over here.

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Think this is a great record by them on Scepter

BLUES BUSTERS - BABY I'M SORRY - SCEPTER

Swifty :thumbsup:

Trust thse are the same people

yes and id forgotten about this cheers

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noel Williams is he king sporty ? Thanks seb i like that

 

 

Yes, Noel is King Sporty, he owned Konduko which was a TK distributed label.

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Thankyou all for your input it looks like the one i need is "got to get there" so they only did two 45s on capital? Price please for the last one. Many thanks To

 

 

 

great record..des parker and mace both had one of these for sale recently...cant remember price think i paid about 30 for a mint demo though coup[le of years back

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Cheers Seb...are the flipsides also different takes?

 

"Ohh Baby" on BMN is a totally different song compared to "Oh! Baby" on UK Island. They don't have the same lyrics at all.

 

The flipside on BMN is "Unless" (also an uptempo soul tune).

 

The flipside on UK Island is "Behold".

 

As Pete wrote, there are probably 5-6 years between the recordings. UK Island is from 1962.

 

Here's the flipside on BMN:

 

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"Ohh Baby" on BMN is a totally different song compared to "Oh! Baby" on UK Island. They don't have the same lyrics at all.

 

The flipside on BMN is "Unless" (also an uptempo soul tune).

 

The flipside on UK Island is "Behold".

 

 

 

Cheers Seb...glad I kept the BMN copy, then :yes:

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