Release date: May, 18 of 2018
Tony Clarke is from
Waterhouse, St. Andrew Jamaica. At the tender age of 10
he started following sound systems like Sir Mike The Musical
with the great toaster Prince Ruff at the controls, and King
with the legendary U-Roy. Tony Clarke did his first recording in
York in 1971 at Hugh Hendricks recording studio called
"Righteous Man" of which he played both bass and lead
guitar. The band was later managed by the legendary band
leader/trombonist Carlos Malcolm.
Tony Clarke decided to
write the song 'Going Home' to reference the roots of his music.
those days and even now good reggae music that was being recorded
the United States was not receiving the approbation from home
because, in Jamaica they felt that the best reggae music could
come from and be created in Jamaica to substantiate the true
of the genre. So he decided to go back to Jamaica and record
Home' at Harry J Studio with Sylvan Morris as engineer. The rhythm
track was played by Lloyd Parks (Bass), Devon Richardson (Drum),
Bassford (Lead Guitar), Winston "Bo-Pee" Bowen (Rhythm
Guitar), Franklyn "Bubbler" Waul (Keyboard), David Madden &
Junior "Chico" Chin (Horns). He also recorded the cover
version to 'Hey Little Girl' originally done by Dee Clark.