PHILLIP & LLOYD - Keep On Moving (feat NAD remix)
Format: 140 gram vinyl 12"
Cat: ERC 126
Release Date: Nov 2021
"Emotional Rescue returns for a third series of Konduko lost classics. After shining a light via the King Sporty and Noel Williams reissues, now looking at artists who released with the label, working closely with Williams to bring his unique sound to their performance. First is Phillip James and Lloyd Campbell, a.k.a. The Blues Busters. One of the most successful vocal duos to come out of 1960's Jamaica. Progressing from cabaret shows to touring with Sam Cooke in the space of a year, they went on to record singles with the likes of Bluebeat, Treasure Isle and Trojan.
Moving onto New York, their Cooke inspired soul harmonies proved popular on albums for Dynamic Sounds and Scepter, before making the flight to Miami and letting the funk-machine that was Noel Williams loose. The resultant album, You've Got To Keep On Moving, offers the two highly prized songs Do What You Want To Do To It and Keep On Moving.
These driving disco funk bombs, backed by the in-house Deep Root Rockers band and Betty James on vocals, appear for the first time on 12 inch. If not enough, as always, the B-side is given to a favoured producer - the welcomed back Dan Tyler (Idjut Boys / Noid) and his NAD moniker. He turns Keep On Moving in to an unrelenting long-form disco-dub that could just be an anthem for a new summer of love.
Diesel & Jarvis (Moton Records / Faith):
"The gift that keeps on giving, Noel Williams genius for all to hear and superbly extended for dancefloors from the master Dan Tyler in to disco dub bombs"
The Idjut Boys (Noid Records / Smalltown Supersound):
"The Konduko label keeps revealing it’s lovely secrets with 2 beautiful disco-electro-boogie-funk jams, add a touch of Jamaica and now wonderfully represented by Emotional Rescue for today’s DJs"
Jonny Rock (Disco Hamam / ESP Institute):
"Damn fine party music for 21st Century folk. Dan dubs as only an Idjut Boy would. Looking forward to what this series keeps bringing to the world"
Patrick Billard (DJ Duckcomb / Universal Cave):
"Konduko is a treasure trove of Florida meets Jamaica’s finest, Keep On Moving is a pumping disco bomb, Phillip & Lloyd’s vocals set with King Sporty’s production and it’s a hit!!"
Lexx (LX72 / Phantom Island ):
"What is not to like? Noel Williams (King Sporty). Phillip & Lloyd. Dan Tyler (Idjut Boys). The originals alone are a must. Do What You Want To Do To It is a classic pumping disco bomb in it’s own right"
Gerd Janson (Running Back):
"An amazing release. Konduko at it’s finest"
Piers Harrison (Soft Rocks / Test Pressing):
"Phillip & Lloyd move from Reggae harmony legends in to the studio den of Noel “King Sporty” Williams and you get not 1 but 2 disco killers for any dance floor, then Dan the Idjut dives in to his dub desk and it’s a win, win, win"
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