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Veterans keep it positive

Wayne Armond

The Positive Transfusion, a ‘rhythm’ EP comprising six songs, was released on September 9 by My MM Productions. It features mainly veteran artistes resembling Luciano and Wayne Armond, who co-produced the project.

Luciano does the song War A Gwaan while singer/guitarist Armond contributes The Recent Babylon. Fellow veterans J C Lodge, Pinchers and Calton Coffie (of Inner Circle fame) also recorded songs on The Positive Transfusion.

Steve Malekuu, an American of Costa Rican heritage, rounds out the artistes on the EP.

Orville Marshall of My MM Productions co-produced The Positive Transfusion. Although a lot of the acts are seasoned, he told the Jamaica Observer that its songs aren’t limited to any demographic.

“The artistes are veteran reggae singers aside from Stevie Malekuu, so the audience would consist of reggae lovers across the globe of all ages,” he said.

Lodge, who had a solid hit run in the course of the Eighties with songs like Someone Loves You Honey and Telephone Love, does Love Rebellion on The Positive Transfusion. Coffee, the voice behind Inner Circle’s massive hit singles Bad Boys and Sweat, does Gonna be Alright while Pinchers sings Mama You Worthy.

Don’t Trust Them is the title of Florida-born Malekuu’s song.

My MM Productions, which is predicated in South Florida, began operations last yr. An album of instrumental interpretations of Alton Ellis songs by Armond on guitar is one other of the corporate’s released projects.

— Howard Campbell

Calton Coffie

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