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Pass the Dutchie

(Jackie Mittoo/Fitzroy Simpson/Lloyd Ferguson)

Song by Jackie Mittoo, Fitzroy Simpson and Lloyd Ferguson where Leroy Sibbles and Jackie Mittoo based it on “Pass the Koutchie” which they had originally written and was sung by the Mighty Diamonds.   It is about marijuana so “Koutchie” was changed to “Dutchie” which is a Dutch cooking pot.

The song reached No.1 in the UK in 1982 and No.10 in the US in 1983 and sold over 4 million copies worldwide.  It was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Musical Youth recordings
(MCA YOU 1)(UK 45 PS)