The Inspirations

The Inspirations

The Inspirations

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Swing Wide the Gates
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When I Cross to the Other Side of Jordan
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It's Still The Blood
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Touring That City
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When I Wake Up to Sleep No More

Albums

  • On Heaven's Bright Shore

    Sep 2009 • 12 songs

  • When I Wake Up to Sleep No More (Original Recordings) [Remastered]
  • What Do You See in My Face?

    Jan 2006 • 1 song

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The Inspirations

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The Inspirations were essentially a duo of Jimmy London (Trevor Shaw) and Billy Dyce (Ransford White), who were active on the Jamaican music scene at the end of the 1960s and into the early '70s. They initially worked with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry, and their song "Tighten Up," recorded at Studio One, was actually Perry's first independent production (Perry, for some reason, called the group the Untouchables when the single was released). The Inspirations also recorded several fine tracks for Joe Gibbs between 1969 and 1971, most of which are collected on the group's only a...
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