Sir Collins

Clancy Collins

Also known as C.C. Collins, Collins, Collins Band

Discography of Sir Collins:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Exodus / Fight Life 2 Audio Sir Collins Music Wheel
2 Take Off 2 Audio 2009 Collins Down Beat
3 Darlin Come Home / We A Come Dread 2 Audio 1975 B&C Sound
4 New Cross Fire Page One 14 Audio 1981 Sir Collins Music Wheel
5 Peace & Love (Music One) 9 Audio 2009 Collins Music
6 Darling Come Home / We A Come Dread 2 Audio 1975 B&C Sound
7 Soul Feelings 2 Audio 1968 Collins Down Beat
8 Big Man / Dr Do Good // Can´t Get No Satisfaction / I Get Satisfaction 4 Audio 1973 Sir Collins Music Wheel
9 Unknown Pre-Release 12 Audio 1977 Not On Label
10 Live As One 12 Audio 1975 Waricka
11 Big Teacher / Once I Was Lonely 2 Audio Sir Collins Music Wheel


Brittish Jamaican sound system owner and producer. He ran a sounds system and record stall in Petticoat Lane market in London selling ska and blue beat 45s. He started his [l=Collins Down Beat] label during the rocksteady era of 1967.

In 1968, Clancy also launched a very short-lived (one issue only) imprint, called Sounds Of Jamaica.

After [l=Collins Down Beat], Clancy places product with [l=Trojan Records] between 1969 and 1971 releasing several singles on the subsidiaries [l=Jackpot (2)], [l=Duke Records (2)] and [l=Smash (2)]. His studio bands at this time were The Earthquakes, [a=Diamonds, The (2)] and [a=Dials, The].

In 1971, Clancy moved to the [l=Ackee] label before establishing his [l=Sir Collins Music Wheel] label in 1973. By 1975 Clancy had wrapped up [l=Sir Collins Music Wheel] in favour of the B&C Sound and Nice One imprints.


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