Junior is back and ‘Every Ting Set’

Junior is back and ‘Every Ting Set’

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Grammy award winning singer Junior Giscombe is back with a new album dedicated to his musical routes.

‘Every Ting Set’ sees the south London musician team up with a number of reggae artists and features new versions of his huge hit – ‘Mamma Used to Say.’ 

Originally a big hit in 1984, the No 7 UK Chart hit single also gave him Top 5 R&B in the United States which earned him a ‘Best Newcomer’ award from Billboard magazine. His follow-up single, ‘Too Late,’ also made the Top 20 in the UK.

Although not a regular in the Charts, he made a brief return to the Top 10 in 1987 with ‘Another Step (Closer to You)’ – a duet with then queen of pop Kim Wilde.

The uncle of celebrated British comedian and EastEnders star Richard Blackwood, who sampled ‘Mama Used to Say’ on his own single ‘Mama – Who Da Man’ in June 2000,

Giscombe was also a prolific songwriter for various artists, including Sheena Easton, Maxi Priest, Penny Ford (ex of Snap), Amy Stewart, and Ruby Turner.

Over the years, artistes such as Heavy D, Warren.G, Cam’rom and Brand Nubians have sampled the classics’ Mama Used To Say and Too Late.’        

 

 

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