January 8, 2021
Rock steady, lover’s rock, and reggae gems and rarities.
In VF Live, our favourite collectors take you inside their homes, record shops and studios for intimate mixes.
London legend Pearl Boatswain aka Dubplate Pearl – one half of DJ duo Camberwell Connection – grew up with sound system culture in the city, immersing herself in blues parties and weekend sessions.
The luminous Pearl is back, with a special, two-part set of “party classics”, following part 1, which explores soul, jazz, and funk gems from her collection, she delves into part 2 – featuring rare rock steady, lover’s rock, and reggae records.
1. The Gaysetters – One Look
2. The Silvertones – Smile
3. Jackie Mittoo – Gold Mine
4. Rudy Mills – John Jones
5. Rolando Al and The Soul Brothers – Phoenix City
6. Baba Brooks and his band – Jam Session
7. The Pioneers – Long Shot Kick The Bucket
8. The Melodians – Sweet Sensation
9. Chanel 5 – Love Brother
Check out part 1 of Pearl’s party classics here, featuring jazz, soul, and funk records.