Song of the Day: Dandy Livingstone “I’m Your Puppet”

Robert Livingstone Thompson, also known as Dandy Livingstone, was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He moved to United Kingdom at the aged of 15 and by 1964 was releasing a torrent of singles on labels such as Carnival, Blue Beat and Trojan.

You might not know who he is but you might know the song “Rudy, A Message To You” written by Dandy in 1967 and covered by The Specials in 1979. “I’m Your Puppet” is a cover of a song by James & Bobby Purify. Personally I think everything sounds better in rocksteady form. I recently used this track in a Dub track I made called “In A Way.” Check out the original and the track I used it in below.

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