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Rudy A Message To You

Features of This Track

a reggae feel
a subtle use of paired vocal harmony
extensive vamping
a busy horn section
major key tonality
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

To me the classics.
Listen to DJs by Sublime if you like this song. Trust me
bc12786
so many versions
Really dig this song!!!!!
DOPE-R THEN DOPE ITSELF
Sublime covered it too I got you
randiritt
As always, the original is the paradigm for excellence.
I have always loved this song, and never knew the Specials version was a cover. Dandy Livingstone rocks!
Just found out Dandy did this one! Damn, he's good...Peopl e , we need to bring Rocksteady
back. Its time has come again!!
michaelmorto n 2 2
from Wikipedia:

"Rudy, A Message to You" is a 1967 rocksteady song by Dandy Livingstone.

The song later achieved broader success when in 1979, The Specials cover, titled "A Message to You, Rudy", reached Number 10 in the UK chart.

Veteran trombone player Rico Rodriguez played on both Dandy's and The Specials' versions.

did this come out before the specials? it seems like it
mcopp
I think I like this version better than the version by The Specials.
said i like da tune. allright wit dat?
slb32
what year was this song written?

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