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Althea & Donna

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Althea Forest and Donna Reid constitute the cult reggae vocal duo Althea and Donna, who all enjoyed an enormous hit making use of their primary composition “Uptown Best Rank” (which includes subsequently been re-recorded by numerous other reggae saving artists), hitting the very best from the Uk charts back 1978. Although the majority of their albums stay out of print out and extremely difficult to find, 2001 noticed the reissue from the Uptown Best Ranking full-length in the Caroline label. The melody received an extra boost within the ’90s when United kingdom trip-hoppers Portishead protected it within the late-’90s.

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Full Name Althea & Donna
Music Songs Up Town Top Ranking, No More Fighting, Make a Truce, Oh Dread, If You Don't Love Jah, Going To Negril, They Wanna Just, Jah Music, Jah Rastafari, Love One Another, Uptown Top Ranking 2001, The West, Loco Negril, Top Rankin', Sorry, Uptown Ranking, Children Of The Ghetto, Uptown in My Pocket, Narrow Minded Man, Black Woman, Ina Jah Jah Children, Steppin' Out Of Babylon, One Draw, Structure Dub, Look After Your Structure, Jah Mysterious Works, Many Are Called, Uptown Top Rank, Babylon Must Fall, Teach The Youth, International Style, Uptown Top Tankin'
Albums Uptown Top Ranking, Women In Reggae: Roots Daughters


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 2013 TV Movie documentary performer: "Uptown Top Ranking"
Happiness Runs 2010 performer: "Make a Truce" - as Althea and Donna
Top of the Pops 1978 TV Series performer - 3 episodes

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Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 2013 TV Movie documentary Themselves
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