The Techniques & Friends - Winston Riley''s Rock Steady & Early Reggae 1968-1969 LP
The late Winston Riley formed the Techniques in 1962 and remained a member of the group throughout their career. Regarded as one of the finest harmony groups in the music''s history, the Techniques included at one time or another such great singers as Slim Smith, Pat Kelly, Lloyd Parks, Bruce Ruffin, Jackie Parris, Tyrone Evans and Dave Barker. The group recorded such classics as You Don''t Care, Queen Majesty and Love Is Not A Gamble for Duke Reid before Riley decided to start producing himself. This album collects his productions featuring the group, mainly featuring Pat Kelly on lead vocals; What Am I To Do, Man Of My Word, Time Has Come, as well as Dave Barker''s solo gem Your Love Is A Game two tracks from The Shades and three from The Madlads.