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Willesden Dodgers – Gunsmoke Breakout

Jive (UK/US) [JIVE T 67/JED 1-9228] 1984 “Gunsmoke Breakout” was the groups second single and, in my opinion, an instrumental masterpiece and also featured as one of the main anthems for the classic live jam “Hip Hop at the Hippodrome” aka “Electro Rock”. To be honest, I always thought this was their first single but …

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Willesden Dodgers – Not This President

Jive (UK/US) [JIVE T 121/1010-1-JD] 1986 This was the groups third release and lead single from their album “1st Base” but sadly their last and featured vocal sample fodder from US Presidents and media. It wasn’t quite as hard-hitting as “Gunsmoke Breakout” or “Breakin’ Out” and had a more commercial sound but it was 2 …

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