Producer – Clancy Eccles. Holly Holy written by Neil Diamond. Other Versions (5 of 6) View All. Cat.
Kingston Town" is a 1970 song by Lord Creator. It was recorded in 1989 by reggae group UB40 and was the second single from their album Labour of Love II, reaching on the UK singles chart.
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The Fabulous Flames were initially a dance troupe performing choreographed routines alongside Byron Lee And The Dragonaires on Jamaica’s north coast. The group featured Lovindeer, Kirk Salmon and Oswald ‘Dougie’ Douglas. Their rhythmic cavorting led to deserved distinction, and they were enrolled t. .When released in the UK the original song almost crossed into the pop chart and featured Lord Creator’s ‘Kingston Town’ on the b-side. Kingston Town’ was later included on UB40’s g Labour Of Love II and topped the UK chart in 1990 when released as a single. Subsequent hits for the Flames included the melancholy ‘Growing Up’ and, conversely, the blithe ‘Hi De High’. By the early 70s the members went their own separate ways.
Lord Creator (born Kentrick Patrick, circa 1940, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) is a calypso, r&b, ska and rocksteady artist. His next album, Big Bamboo, was recorded at Dynamic Studios sometime after 1969, when the studio was established by Byron Lee. Carlton Lee is listed as the producer. Creator had another big hit with "Kingston Town", a tune he recorded for producer Clancy Eccles in 1970. After that, Lord Creator virtually disappeared from the music industry; although in 1976, he still recorded "Big Pussy Sally", a no-holding-back, free-spirited song which was done on the same tape as Fay Bennett's equally lewd and light-hearted "Big Cocky.
Paris Hilton vs. Lord Creator. That’s right, Paris Hilton recorded an album in 2006. Turns out Paris Hilton’s label was sued. Theme: Catch Flames by Catch Themes.
Songs that sampled The Fabulous Flames's Holly Holy: John Crow Skank by Clancy Eccles and The Dynamites (1971). Holly Holy by John Holt (1970). Holly Holy by Jackie Mittoo (1970).