Mr and Mrs Mattis: I'll Never Move Again (date unknown, 1970s?)

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Mr and Mrs Mattis: I'll Never Move Again (date unknown, 1970s?)

Here is a real mystery single: on the Narrow Way Gospel "label" out of Jamaica (crudely hand-printed, with a quote from Isaiah) comes this oddity which is clearly Jamaican singers but has a peculiar Pacific feel to it in the guitars.

Another one-off bought in Brixton just simply because it sounds so good -- but whoever Mr and Mrs Mattis are might remain unknown . . . unless you can help.

If not, no matter. Just enjoy (behind the inevitable surface noise, because this is taken straight from the old record) the sound of this gospel/Jamaican Pacific music.

For more one-offs or songs with an interesting backstory check From the Vaults

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