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BUSS HEAD - Despers USA - Cool Down Pan Yard Version 2017 - Audio

In the 2017 Summer of total disrespect of NY Pan, the Evil Empire struck hard and fast with a slap to the head called "No Pay from 2016" and then followed with a sneak attack kick to the balls called "No-Respect-O-Rama."

But unknowing to those old devils - in response, the great noble steel orchestras of Brooklyn - pissed off, inspired and backed by the ancestors and always walking with the Gods came out swinging with an extremely potent barrage of high quality Brooklyn pan music to kerfuffle the Emperor and his cohorts, the three nasty witches named - Ugly, Uglier, and Ugliest.

100 of Despers USA's finest musicians came together to take care of business with the ancient rhythms and chase away the evil spirits of the dark side with a sweet and deadly Odie Franklin-boss arrangement of 'Buss Head' by Machel Montano and Bunji Garlin... No prisoners allowed. Names have not been changed to protect any Pan-hating devils.

The emperor was last seen running down the road with some yellow goo dripping from his forehead. As for the witches, time will tell, but, ya know God don't like ugly...

Another Basement Recordings production. Captured at Despers USA's Crown Heights, Brooklyn Pan Yard.

Arranger - Odie Franklin
Captain - Wayne "Bumpy" Inniss
Tuners - Emmanuel "Jack" Riley, Clement Franklin

New York 2017 Panorama Tune of Choice: "Buss Head"

Buss Head artwork - Noah Smit

The Players

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Comment by Ian Franklin on September 10, 2017 at 5:40pm

THANKS WST FOR THIS RECORDING. 2017 IS 40 YEARS SINCE DESPERS USA FIRST ENTERED THE BROOKLYN PANORAMA, THE YEAR WAS 1977 AND WE CAME LAST. ANYWAY, WE WILL BOUNCE BACK TO WIN 9 PANORAMAS FROM 1982 THROUGH 1998. Shout out to our winning arrangers: Clive Bradley 1982, 1987 and 1990. Knolly 'Panther" Nicholas 1993. Denzil "Belt" Botus & Scipio "Sarge" Sergeant 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998. These are the other solo arrangers over the years: Joseph "Franklyn" Gerard, Denzil 'Belt" Botus, Garvin Blake, Edison "Eddie" Quarless, Wilfred Keill and my nephew Odie Franklin.

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