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NIGHT OWLS: You Got To Be A Man / Gimme Little Sign (Vinyl 7″)

Rating: ★★★★★ Night Owls’ run of covers shows no signs of abating as the Lions and Aggrolites-featuring supergroup comes correct once more with new 45 You Got To Be A Man b/w Gimme Little Sign. The former finds the band give the retro reggae makeover treatment to Helene Smith’s funk original – a path once also trodden by The Caroregians.  But while the ‘Regians kept

THE CAROLOREGIANS: From The Congo Square b/w You Got To Be A Man (Vinyl 7″)

From The Congo SquareRating: ★★★★★ Funky boss reggae outfit, The Caroloregians, might now be defunct but before the year is out, you’ll have a chance to cop a new 45 as Happy People Records commit their favourite two cuts off the band’s 2012 LP, Fat Is Back, to vinyl 7″ – namely From The Congo Square and You Got To Be A Man. For those not in the know, the Caroloregians stock-in-trade was