Dave and Ansell Collins are a Jamaican vocal/instrumental duo (sometimes billed as Dave and Ansil Collins or Dave and Ansel Collins).
Dave Barker (born David John Crooks, 10 October 1947, Kingston, Jamaica) is a session vocalist, and Ansell Collins (born 1949, also in Kingston) is a keyboard player. They were working for producer Lee "Scratch" Perry in Kingston in the late 1960s, and joined forces in 1971, for the reggae single "Double Barrel". Released by Techniques Records, part of the Trojan Records label, it topped the Jamaican and UK charts in May of that year. It was the first record that drummer Sly Dunbar (then aged 18) played on. In the US, the song appeared on an album of the same name, on Big Tree Records (BTS 2005).
The follow-up release, the similarly styled "Monkey Spanner" enjoyed the same international success. Most of their recorded work was written by Winston Riley. After cutting anЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Double Barrel [1971, альбом]
- Double Barrel: Original Yard Classics [1995, сборник]