One of Prince Buster 's most enduring creations, the irascibly authoritarian Judge Dread would also prove his most controversial. Up before the magistrate on the usual litany of rude boy charges -- looting, shooting and, strangely, mooning -- the rude boys sit Good Question - Lee Ritenour - Rit the opening remarks, then respond: "your honor Appeals for clemency were rewarded with an extra century in jail; and behind his harsh pronouncements, the barristers glumly chorus, "you're rough, you're tough It was only a record, but the real-life rudies were stunned.
They were the untouchables, above the law, beyond the law, and here was one of their own, the Prince Prince Buster And All Stars* - Judge Dread Dance The Pardon / On My Mind , lyrically condemning them all to the slammer.
Immediately, other artists leaped to the defense of the Judge's Victims, before Busterastonished at the ludicrous uproar he'd created with one single, simple, song, agreed to continue the saga himself with a new release, promisingly titled "The Barrister.
Few records, or actual legal verdicts, come to that, were so eagerly awaited. The results of the rudies' pending appeal dominated street corner conversation; the wiles and ways of the forthcoming barrister were conjectured in coffee bars; the imminent release of the Year Four even made the radio news.
But Buster had a surprise in store for everyone. Judge Dread wasn't about to be swayed by overwhelming public opinion. He jailed the barrister. Again, the uproar was tremendous; more so, perhaps, than even Buster could stand. Or maybe he was simply bored with the whole surreal affair. Either way, a few weeks later he brought out the final installment in the saga, in which the Judge has a change of heart, summons the foursome back into court, turns on a record player, and they all dance the pardon.
All three tracks appear on the Judge Dread album, Into the Sun - Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme - Party Hard with the remarkable home-thoughts-from-abroad "Ghost Dance" and "Dark Street.
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