Also in 1979, Ziggy and his siblings Sharon, Cedella and Stephen formed the Melody Makers – named after the British weekly pop/rock music newspaper, Melody Maker – and made their recording debut with "Children Playing in the Streets". The following year, they released their debut LP, Play the Game Right. The album was produced by their mother, Rita Marley, and featured Aston and Carlton Barrett on bass and drums, respectively, who were originally the rhythm section for Bob Marley’s Wailers. This album laid the groundwork for the group's fast maturing sound.
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Melody Maker published Lennon's full letter in the December 4th 1971 issue of their weekly magazine. The exchange read as a very public argument between the two ex-Beatles. McCartney's interview and John's letter are both presented below. There was a bit of hype on the back of the (Let It Be) sleeve for the first time ever on a Beatles album. At the time, the Beatles were very strained with each other and it wasn't a happy time. It said it was a 'new-phase Beatles album' and there was nothing further from the truth (Allen) Klein had it re-produced because he said it didn't sound commercial enough. John's whole image now is very honest and open. He's alright, is John
Melody Maker was for many years one of the leading UK weekly pop and rock music newspapers. It was founded in 1926, largely as a magazine for dance band musicians, and in the 1950s and 1960s gradually switched its focus from jazz to popular music. Ken Colyer, Lonnie Donegan, Alexis Korner: Skiffle or Piffle? Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 28 July 1956. ALEXIS KORNER tells Max Jones.
Melody Maker was a British weekly pop/rock/disco music newspaper, one of the world's earliest music weeklies (according to its publisher, IPC Media, the earliest).
Their vision, however, is similar to their father's desire to bring people together through music and the Melody Makers' pop-reggae sound has certainly done that. The band is comprised by four of Bob Marley's ten children, vocalist/guitarist
|A||Children Playing In The Streets|
|B||Dubbing In The Streets|
- Copyright (c) – Tuff Gong Music
- Composed By [Uncredited] – Bob Marley
Made in Jamaica
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runouts A Side): DSR 31 59 DT. TUFF GONG children playing
- Matrix / Runout (Runouts B Side): D.S.R 3160.B. DT. TUFF GONG
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|KOW 17||Melody Maker*||Children Playing In The Streets (7")||Korova||KOW 17||UK||1981|
|KOW 12||Melody Makers*||Children Playing In The Streets (7", Single)||Korova Records||KOW 12||UK||1980|