Horace Andy is one of the foundation rocksteady voices of Jamaica and a personal favorite of mine. I have tons of his stuff in my collection. Here is a fantastic repress of his classic rendition of “Every Tongue Shall Tell,” recorded at Jamaica Recording Studio 13 Brenford Rd Kingston Jamaica and distributed by Coxones Music City.
“Every Tongue Shall Tell” is on Horace Andy’s (1969) ‘Skylarking’ album on Studio One for Coxsone Dodd. The term ’skylarking’ refers to people not taking things seriously, something that Horace Andy is not guilty of on this record.
Sound Dimension is responsible for the brilliant riddim. Sound Dimension was Clement ‘Coxsone’ Dodd’s studio band led by Jackie Mitoo. Formerly named The Soul Vendors.
Babylon feel dis one….
Here is a great article on Horace Andy from The Beat, 1997: