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Skinhead Moonstomp: The Best Of Symarip - Symarip

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Genre: Reggae - Ska / Artist: Symarip / Import / Audio CD released 2004-03-09 at Trojan

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      09.11.2008 11:59
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      Symarip's Skinhead Moonstomp is a nice little compilation of Symarip's best songs. The all black ska and reggae band from the UK, were one keen to recognise their early and loyal followers, the skinheads and released plenty of tracks dedicated to them: Skinhead Moonsomp, Skinhead Jamboree, Skinhead Girl for instance.

      Skinhead Moonstomp starts off the album with

      I want all you skinheads to get up on your feet
      Put your braces together and your boots on your feet
      And give me some of that old moonstomping

      and dates back to a time when black ska and white skinheads went hand in hand. This may not be the best skinhead reggae album but it's certainly a very good recording and one with plenty of hits on it, featuring lots of tracks that would later be covered by bands like The Specials. The sound does sound a bit dated and basic but it's enjoyable all the same, although the album is quite long and as a lot of the tracks have the same sound, you might be ready for it to finish by the later tracks.

      1. Skinhead Moonstomp - Symarip, Smith, Ney
      2. Geronimo - Symarip, Cousins
      3. Skinhead Jamboree - Symarip, Naismith
      4. Stingo - Symarip, Unidentified
      5. I'm a Puppet - Symarip, Unidentified
      6. To Sir With Love - Symarip, London
      7. Flour Dumpling - Symarip, Unidentified
      8. Telstar - Symarip, Meek, Joe
      9. Skinhead Girl - Symarip, Smith, Ney
      10. Mosquito Bite - Symarip, Pitter
      11. The Fit - Symarip, Neysmith
      12. Feel Alright - Symarip, Thomas
      13. Parson's Corner - Symarip, Neysmith
      14. Can't Leave Now - Symarip, Ellis
      15. Phoenix City - Symarip, Alphonso
      16. Reggae Shuffle - Symarip, Unidentified
      17. There Goes My Heart - Symarip, Naismith
      18. All for You - Symarip, Ellis
      19. La Bella Jig - Symarip, Traditional
      20. Bam Bam Baji - Symarip, Neysmith


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      Disc #1 Tracklisting
      1 Skinhead Moonstomp - Symarip
      2 Geronimo - Pyramids
      3 Skinhead Jamboree - Symarip
      4 Stingo
      5 I'm a Puppet - Symarip
      6 To Sir With Love - Pyramids
      7 Flour Dumpling
      8 Telstar
      9 Skinhead Girl - Symarip
      10 Mosquito Bite
      11 Fit
      12 Feel Alright
      13 Parson's Corner - Symarip
      14 Can't Leave Now
      15 Phoenix City - Symarip
      16 Reggae Shuffle
      17 There Goes My Heart - Seven Letters
      18 All for You
      19 Bella Jig - Symarip
      20 Bam Bam Baji
      21 Stay With Him
      22 Fung Shu - Symarip
      23 Teardrops
      24 Must Catch a Train - Symarip
      25 Back from the Moon [#] - Symarip

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