This song was written by Sydney Crooks in 1967 when he was a member of the Jamaican group The Pioneers. When he came to record it he realised it needed an additional vocalist and so after he had heard a young electrical welder sing outside the studio he decided to take him on. The welder was Jackie Robinson and together they took the song to No. 3 on the Jamaican chart. It has since been recorded by several artists.
The Mexicano recordings
Ice GUY 8 (UK 45)
This version is the B-Side to The Mexicano’s successful “Move Up Starsky” released on 45 in 1978.