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PHOENIX CITY ALLSTARS feat. FREDDIE NOTES: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (Vinyl 7″)

FREDDIE NOTES SatisfactionRating: ★★★★★ Now I know it’s already been a bit of a week for retro reggae thrills, but this one is massive and its promised vinyl 7″ appearance has taken a while. Indeed it’s just over eight years since monkey first posted about ska supergroup Phoenix City Allstars’ gigantic Studio One-style ska cover of The Rolling Stones’ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, featuring vocals from Jamaican
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MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top ’10′ Tracks 2013

(See Monkeyboxing.com – Top 10 Albums – 2012 HERE)
As with last year, the idea of selecting merely a top ten tracks of the year was laughable. Here are the twenty biggest – selected (as is traditional) by a complex algorithm based on frequency of play on the MB boombox

1. Phoenix City Allstars feat. Freddie Notes – Satisfaction

You think you’ve seen a dancefloor go off and then you drop this
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PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS: Skatisfaction (2013)

Rating: ★★★★★ The stock-in-trade of ska supergroup Phoenix City All-stars (boasting members of Kasabian, Pama International, The Bongolian, The Delegators, Sidewalk Doctors, Intensified, Dub Vendor All-stars and The Loafers) is Studio One ska-style versions of classic standards. As stock-in-trades go, it’s not a bad one and when it’s executed this well, it’ll have you skankin like Frankie Dan
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CHART – September (2013)

(NEW) 1. Phoenix City Allstars feat. Freddie Notes – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Ska version of the Stones’ number? Freddie Notes on vox? Skatisfaction!
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PHOENIX CITY ALLSTARS feat. FREDDIE NOTES: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (2013)

Rating: ★★★★★ It’s been a while since I was so excited when I heard a track that a little bit of wee came out but who cares about a few drips when something’s this good? A brand-spanking-new, dancefloor-gold ska version of (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction featuring legendary Trojan Records vocalist Freddie Notes and backed by the Phoenix City Allstars who feature members of Pama Intl
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