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Naturalites

The Naturalites were formed in Nottingham, Britain and originally comprised Percy McLeod, Ossie Samms and Neil Foster. The tv screen series Rockers Roadshow, hosted by Jamaican DJ Mikey Dread, provided the group nationwide exposure inside a display of Nottingham’s finest skill. The group liked immense popularity within the Nottingham region. The Realistics offered backing within the group’s 1983 debut, ‘Picture WITHIN THE Wall structure’, released within the Practical label. The solitary climbed to the very best from the reggae graph and accomplished airplay on nationwide radio. Influenced by this achievement the CSA label guaranteed the rights towards the song, resulting in further television looks and a pop strike. An appearance on Route 4’s music program, The Tube, shown the group’s potential. Having a debut as effective as ‘Picture WITHIN THE Wall structure’ the group experienced an arduous job in emulating its success. ‘Lion Inna The Jungle’ was the only real new recording noticed from the group for an interval of almost 2 yrs. In 1985 the Realistics (Paul Prince, Lenny Guist, Wilfred Fearon, Henry Dufus as well as the impressive Itico Barnes) became a member of forces using the Naturalites, originally mainly because an 11-piece which was ultimately decreased to seven people. An album premiered, including the strike title monitor, ‘Dark Roses’, ‘Gwan Proceed Perform It’, ‘Jah Functions Mama’ and ‘I’m WITHIN THE Feeling’. The group released two additional albums, Marvellous and Naturalites In Ites, but they were greeted with indifference by way of a fickle pursuing. The group offers since maintained a minimal profile, although in 1996 these were reported to become dealing with Fitzroy Blake of the road Vibes posse.

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