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Reggae Legends The Melodians Record Reggae Version of "This Land is Your Land"
The just released first song is an updated reggae and jazz hybrid version of Woody Guthrie's This Land is Your Land recorded by reggae legends The Melodians, famous worldwide for their hit Rivers of Babylon from the Harder The Come soundtrack. The track was produced and arranged by Brooklyn filmmaker and musician Cameron Washington.
Music Video - This Land is Your Land - The Melodians
Watch the Brooklyn independent television interview with The Melodians, filmmaker/musician Cameron Washington, and producer Andy Herz on the show "Caught in The Act," which profiles a cross-section of key Brooklyn professionals in fine art, dance, music, and theatre. The interview covers the history of the Melodians, their hit Rivers of Babylon, and details about the new album Songs in the Key of Hope.
Caught In The Act
Brooklyn Independent TV interview with The Melodians - YouTube
Songs in the Key Of Hope
Album Producer: Andy Herz
This Land is Your Land
Written By Woody Guthrie
Produced and Arranged by Cameron Washington
Vocals: "The Melodians" Tony Brevett and Trevor McNaughton
Guitar and Bass: Andy Bassford
Drums: Andy O'Neill
Horns: "The HNL Horns" Mansa Gory (Trombone) Rob Miller (Tenor Sax) Cameron Washington (Trumpet)
Engineer and Mixing: Steve Borne
Engineer: Taylor Ryan
Recorded Dec 9th and 10th 2008 in New York City at AM Studios and Rocket NYC Studios