Sugar Simone: King without a throne/Suddenly

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Released as Sue WI 4029. Keith “Sugar” Simone was born in Jamaica but emigrated to the UK in 1961. He became a recording engineer for a music publishing company who were among the backers of a pirate radio station called Radio Atlanta. Their Carnival Records released some singles by “Sugar and Dandy”. At least one of these tracks, “What a life” (1964) were Dandy Livingstone double tracked.

Sugar Simone’s recording “King Without a Throne” was recorded by Island Records in 1967 and released on the Sue label; it remains Sugar Simone’s best known record. Simone also recorded under the name Tito Simon and had recordings issued on the Trojan label.

Did not chart.

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Collectors Frenzy | 14555

WTTM Radio | 14556

Updated 22 July 2018

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The Baron, Is a blue bird blue

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Released on Sue WI 398 and “produced by Guy Stevens”, The identity of The Baron – and for that matter, the current whereabouts of his “pounding piano” are unknown. This recording is quite rare and a copy recently sold at auction for £39.

Did not chart.

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John Porteous

Updated 13 October 2017

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