Nick at Ghost Capital must have read my mind as he just shared Wendell Stuart & The Downbeaters, a Bahamian soul LP I’ve been searching for the past two months having caught a track on the recent Trans Air Records West Indies Funk compilation. Below is their obligatory, yet excellent, take on the Beatles, plus a cover of the Burt Bacharach penned “Always Something There to Remind Me,” (in)famously covered in the 80s by Naked Eyes.

MP3: Wendell Stuart & The Downbeaters :: Hey Jude
MP3: Wendell Stuart & The Downbeaters :: Always Something There To Remind Me
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5 Responses to “Wendell Stuart & The Downbeaters”

  1. Ooooops, the files don’t work …

  2. Just checked em, seem to be ok.

  3. This is an amazing find. Thanks for sharing.

  4. And then they worked a minute later and once again there was joy in Pepperland.

  5. Back in the 80s Wendell used to play every weekend at a village tavern called The Front. Amazing singer and a really great guy.

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