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Dandy Livingstone

Cantante e compositore giamaicano
Dandy Livingston
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NazionalitàGiamaica Giamaica
GenereRoots reggae
Early reggae
Rocksteady
Ska
Periodo di attività musicale1961 – ?

Dandy Livingstone, nato Robert Livingstone Thompson (Kingston, 14 dicembre 1943), è un cantautore, compositore e produttore discografico giamaicano naturalizzato britannico, noto soprattutto per il suo successo del 1972, "Suzanne Beware of the Devil", e per la sua canzone "Rudy, A Message to You", che in seguito fu un successo per The Specials. "Suzanne Beware of the Devil", ha raggiunto il numero 14 nella UK Singles Chart.


DiscografiaModifica

SinglesModifica

Credited to Dandy except where stated.

  • "One Man Went to Mow" (1964, Carnival) (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "What a Life" (1964, Carnival) (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "Oh Dear" (1964, Carnival) (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "I'm Not Crying Now" (1964, Carnival) (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "Rudie Don't Go" (1964, Dice)
  • "You Got to Pray" (1964, Dice) (as Dandy & Barbara)
  • "The Operation" (1964, Dice)
  • "Let's Ska" (1965, Carnival) (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "I'm into Something Good" / "Crazy For You", Carnival, 1965. (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "Think of the Good Times" / "Girl Come See", Carnival, 1965. (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "I Want to Be Your Lover" / "I Don't Know What", Carnival, 1965. (as Sugar and Dandy)
  • "Without Love" (1965, Blue Beat) (as The Rub A Dubs)
  • "To Love You" (1965, Blue Beat)
  • "Hey Boy, Hey Girl" (1965, Blue Beat) (as Dandy & Del)
  • "My Baby" (1965, Blue Beat)
  • "I Found Love" (1966, Blue Beat)
  • "My Time Now" / "East Of Suez", Giant, 1967. (as Dandy & His Group)
  • "You're No Hustler" (1967, Ska Beat)
  • "Rudy A Message to You" / "Till Death Do Us Part" (1967, Ska Beat) (B-side as Dandy & His Group)
  • "The Fight" (1967, Ska Beat) (as Dandy & His Group)
  • "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer" (1967, Ska Beat) (as Dandy & His Group)
  • "Puppet on a String" (1967, Giant) (as Dandy & His Group)
  • "We Are Still Rude" (1967, Giant)
  • "Somewhere My Love" (1967, Giant) (as Dandy & His Group)
  • "There Is a Mountain" (1967, Giant)
  • "Charlie Brown" (1968, Giant) (as Dandy & His Group)
  • "Ain't That a Shame" (1968, Giant) (as Dandy & The Superboys)
  • "Propagandist" (1968, Giant)
  • "Sweet Ride" (1968, Giant)
  • "Tears on My Pillow" (1968, Giant)
  • "You're Hurtin' Me" (1968, Giant) (as Dandy & The Superboys)
  • "I'm Back with a Bang Bang" (1968, Giant) (as Dandy & The Superboys)
  • "Message to You Girl" (1968, Giant) (as Dandy & The Superboys)
  • "That's How Strong My Love Is" (1968, Jolly) (as Bobby Thompson)
  • "Donkey Returns" (1968, Trojan) (as Dandy & Brother Dan All Stars)
  • "Read Up" (1968, Trojan) (as Dandy & Brother Dan All Stars)
  • "Another Saturday Night" (1968, Trojan) (as Dandy & Brother Dan All Stars)
  • "The Toast" (1968, Trojan)
  • "Move Your Mule" (1968, Down Town)
  • "Come Back Girl" (1968, Down Town)
  • "Tell Me Darling" (1968, Down Town) (as Brother Dan)
  • "Copy Your Rhythm" (1968, Down Town) (as Dandy & Brother Dan All Stars)
  • "Doctor Sure Shot" (1969, Down Town)
  • "Reggae in Your Jeggae" (1969, Down Town)
  • "Moma Moma" (1969, Down Town) (as Dandy & The Israelites)
  • "Rock Steady Gone" (1969, Down Town)
  • "I'm Your Puppet" (1969, Down Town)
  • "Everybody Feel Good" (1969, Down Town) (as Dandy & The Downtown All Stars)
  • "People Get Ready (Do Rocksteady)" (1969, Down Town) (as The Rudies)
  • "Seven Books" (1969, Down Town) (as Dandy & The Israelites)
  • "Be Natural Be Proud" (1969, Down Town)
  • "Come on Home" (1969, Down Town)
  • "Everybody Loves a Winner" (1969, Down Town)
  • "Music Doctor Chapter I/II" (1969, Down Town) (as Dandy & The Musical Doctors)
  • "Raining in My Heart" (1970, Down Town)
  • "Build Your Love on a Solid Foundation" (1970, Down Town)
  • "Version Girl" (1970, Down Town) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Music So Good" (1970, Down Town) (as Boy Friday & the Groovers)
  • "Rudy, A Message to You" (1970, Down Town) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Bush Doctor" (1970, J-Dan) (as Dandy & The Music Doctors)
  • "Can't Help from Crying" (1970, J-Dan) (as Dandy & The Israelites)
  • "The Wild Bunch" (1970, J-Dan, 1970. (as Dandy & The Music Doctors)
  • "In the Summertime" (1970, J-Dan) (as Dandy & The Music Doctors)
  • "Take a Letter, Maria" (1970, Trojan)
  • "Same Old Fashioned Way" (1971, Trojan)
  • "I Don't Want No War" (1971, J-Dan) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Situation Version" (1971, J-Dan) (as Our Band)
  • "There'll Always Be Sunshine" (1971, Down Town) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Hot Pant Girl" (1971, Down Town) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Salt of the Earth" (1971, Trojan)
  • "The Pliers" (1971, Down Town) (as Dandy & The Musical Doctors)
  • "El Raunchy" (1971, Down Town) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Daddy's Home" (1971, Down Town) (as Boy Friday)
  • "Give Me Some More" (1972, Down Town) (as Dandy & The Studio Sound)
  • "Suzanne Beware of the Devil" (1972, Horse) (as Dandy Livingstone)
  • "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For" (1972, Trojan)
  • "Big City" (1973, Horse) (as Dandy Livingstone)
  • "Come Back Liza" (1973, Horse) (as Dandy Livingstone)
  • "Black Star" (1973, Mooncrest) (as Dandy Livingstone)
  • "Caribbean Rock" (1974, Horse) (as Dandy Livingstone)
  • "Let's Tango" (1976, Charisma) (as R.D. Livingstone)
  • "The South African Experience" (1978, Night Owl) (as R.D. Livingstone)
  • "Righteous Man" (1980, Minit Music) (as R.D. Livingstone)
  • "Living in S.U.S." (1980, Ric) (as R.D. Livingstone)

AlbumsModifica

  • Rocksteady with Dandy (1967, Giant)
  • Follow That Donkey (1968, Trojan)(Brother Dan All Stars)
  • Dandy Returns (1968, Trojan)
  • Let's Catch the Beat (1969, Trojan)(Brother Dan All Stars)
  • Your Musical Doctor (1969, Downtown/Trojan)
  • I Need You (1969, Ska Beat) (Dandy & Audrey)
  • Morning Side of the Mountain (1970) (Dandy & Audrey)
  • Dandy Livingstone (1972, Trojan)
  • Conscious (1973, Mooncrest)
  • Home From Home (1976, Charisma)
  • The South African Experience (1978, Night Owl)
  • Doo Wop Style (?,?)
  • Suzanne Beware of The Devil: The Best of Dandy Livingstone (2002, Trojan) (compilation)
  • Let's Catch The Beat: The Music that Launched The Legend (2003) Trojan (compilation) - Dandy and the Brother Dan All Stars