DouDou 2 Oye Oye Reggae
From toReggae Power was one of the few series genuinely dedicated to reggae for the french market. The other big singles series was DouDou 2 Oye Oye Reggae named Reggae and was used by the various Polygram group labels, mainly Philips, Fontana and Island. The design, shown here, was basically the same for every record, though the exotic cartoon background might change a bit, as could the picture in the diamond and the titles.
There are many others and they are all nice-looking and generally cheap to get. This one is a must-own if you are looking for an illustration of both show business cynicism and complete incomprehension of the reggae phenomenon on the French side of the Channel. He was very successful at this, but for some unknown reason, someone at Phonogram decided it would be a good idea to associate the club and its founder to a release, to launch a new dance craze and maybe reap a summer hit.
Why and who took the decision to utilise two of the most conscious and rebellious songs of the 70s to do this is beyond reason, but choose One Step Forward and Chase The Devil they did, housing these gems in one of the corniest sleeves of Hugh Boynton Girl I Feel It time.
Fortunately, someone partly recovered their sanity and this 45 was later reissued in a less annoying sleeve featuring the mandatory cartoonesque palm tree and sunset. Of course, this is barely reggae, clumsily orchestrated by Tommy Brown sidekick of future Foreigner Mick Jones in the second half of the 60sand devoid indeed of any cultural references, as is the appalling cover of Chase The Devil on the flip, whose French title and Pearl Dowdell Its All Over should remain untranslated for the very safety of our souls, Jah bless us.
This is part of another Reggae Power series, from Epic records. Issued at DouDou 2 Oye Oye Reggae start of Bob success on this side of the Channel, it is quite difficult to find, especially in good condition. Though the front sleeve seems to imply it was printed to promote Island, it was made to support the first major reggae live package in France, crossing the country during November and December for 20 dates — curiously, Paris excluded!
A short-lived contract with RCA generated two very scarce 45s for the French market. This, the second, sports a colour picture of the sort that makes our Gallic singles highly desirable. Extremely scarce but quite moderately priced. However, some 45s were still produced as promotional items, generally dressed in a bland black and white title sleeve. Though quite limited in quantity probably Mer Da Long Burn The Fire more than were pressedit is not overly expensive.
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