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Cue the airhorns for this timeless reggae classic from 1977, guaranteed to increase the good vibe levels of anyone within earshot. Produced by the legendary Joe Gibbs, and featuring then-unknown teenage vocalists Althea Forrest and Donna Reid, Uptown Top Ranking was meant to be a joke “answer record” to Three Piece Suit by Trinity, but when BBC Radio DJ John Peel played the track on-air by accident, the song got so many requests, that it eventually climbed to the top of the UK singles chart in 1978, making Althea & Donna the first female duo to hit #1… top ranking indeed.

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