Horace Andy / Underground Vegetables

IlIiteracy / IlIiteracy version

Big House: 001


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  • Artist: Horace Andy / Underground Vegetables
  • A Side: IlIiteracy
  • B Side: IlIiteracy version
  • Label: Big House
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M
  • Label Condition: wol
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

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A beyond addictive Clement "Coxsone" Dodd and Horace Hinds collaboration; presented here as the original 1972 release 1st Jamaican press in very rare near perfect condition indeed.

A dreamy flowing mid-tempo showcasing the stunning range of Horace Andy's vocal. Gliding through an inviting dance arrangement with Horace firing his high pitch voice up an beyond the steady pulses of this addictive arrangement. Understated horns hover above, as steady dance pulses drives the rhythms. A song that slowly but surely creeps under your skin, for ear-worm of the day.

The flipside version by, cleverly manipulated by "The Underground Vegetables" carries even more surprising moments of invention. Changing direction, pace and mood at will. Making this also a narcotic listen.

Big House a lone vehicle for Horace Andy material. This production benefitting from the skills of Clement "Coxsone" Dodd and Horace Hinds which ever side you drop the needle on.

RARE CONDITION! with full gloss vinyl flawless Mint vinyl, soft writing notes on a-side label in ballpoint, flipside label is unblemished.

Condition Report

tiny soft writing on a-side label, see image. flipside label is unblemished mint. Glorious previously unplayed mint vinyl. As good as it gets with perfect playback ( listen).

A Side

  • Title: IlIiteracy

    B Side

  • Title: IlIiteracy version
  • Year: 1972
  • City: Kingston, Jamaica