Sunny Earl backed by Tony Brown and the Boys on the fabulously good-looking Planetone Records, an early 60's independent outlet encouraging Jamaican hopefuls in England; with interesting artists on their roster like Dimples & Eddie, Sylvester & The Boys, Ralph King and the Lincolns and many more one record only artists who then disappeared from recording, back into their neighborhood. One glance at the Sonny Roberts ran label, it just screams early 60's obscurity.
Here's Sunny seamlessly blending Jazz, SKA and R&B into a melting-pot of Club dance perfect for the era. Just how many Planetone pressed of these 45's is unclear, but the serious of everything within it's cvatalogue suggest very few indeed. The solitary Planetone 45's we come across one in a decade or so, are always wrecked from going to too many house parties. This copy has escaped the rigors of the carpet dance-floor and the Dansette stacking system, and remained exceptionally clean for it's genre..
A listing for those of you dedicated to the history of British Jamaican music in the UK, one for those who just adore the true British rarity, one for Soul and SKA enthusiasts as the both sides nudge the styles..
close scrutiny reveals both sides of this spectacular Yellow & Red pop-art label has some very mild age-browning (see scan) Vinyl has a few sparse blemishes, a-side carries a couple of mild "pops" still in full gloss and plays clean. Sounds and looks a strong clean Ex+