Sly and Robbie – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare –  the dudes.

The legendary bass and drums combo made Compass Point recording studios in Jamaica, the legendary 80’s alternative pop haunt that it was.

They helped mould the grooves of Grace Jones (as part of the backing band and as co-writer on ‘Pull up to the bumper’), Gwen Guthrie (her awesome much sample ‘peanut butter’ was produced by them) & ahem… Simply Red, and some other stinkers actually.

But the 80’s they ruled, they were the boys.

This is them (on the cover of an 80’s German guitar mag) ….


You should also check out this CD if u haven’t already, it really is rather good. It’s the compass point story.

comapss point story