Nice Up Dancee: R.A.S. Tapes, Vol. 2 [RAS]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
The second in a more or less annual series of compilations from the Washington, D.C.-based RAS "Real Authentic Sound" label is about as good as the first one was, though it's slightly more uneven. There are stellar tracks from Roots Radics the very fine "Shuffle the Deck" and Israel Vibration the unusually strong "Payday", as well as the irresistibly buoyant "DJ Roll Call" by Charlie Chaplin and Sister Carol's charmingly self-aggrandizing and, as always, slightly preachy "Ram the Party." On the other hand, Tiger's "Do It Anyway" is repetitive and boring, Little Kirk's "Child Abuse" is maudlin, and Culture's "Tribute to Bob Marley" -- which is basically nothing more than a...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
The second in a more or less annual series of compilations from the Washington, D.C.-based RAS "Real Authentic Sound" label is about as good as the first one was, though it's slightly more uneven. There are stellar tracks from Roots Radics the very fine "Shuffle the Deck" and Israel Vibration the unusually strong "Payday", as well as the irresistibly buoyant "DJ Roll Call" by Charlie Chaplin and Sister Carol's charmingly self-aggrandizing and, as always, slightly preachy "Ram the Party." On the other hand, Tiger's "Do It Anyway" is repetitive and boring, Little Kirk's "Child Abuse" is maudlin, and Culture's "Tribute to Bob Marley" -- which is basically nothing more than a bunch of Marley song titles strung together -- is just plain embarrassing. This collection is worth the budget-line price, but may not be the best introduction to the rich RAS catalog.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Ras
  • UPC: 021823330242
  • Catalog Number: 3302

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tiger Track Performer
Johnny P. Track Performer
Tippa Lee Track Performer
Little Kirk Track Performer
Sanchez Track Performer
Little Lenny Track Performer
Foxy Brown Track Performer
Technical Credits
Burt Bacharach Composer
Richard Bennett Composer
Hal David Composer
Doctor Dread Liner Notes
Winston Foster Composer
Norman "Tiger" Jackson Composer
Patrick Roberts Composer
Cecil Skelly Spence Composer
B. Williams Composer
Michael Campbell Composer
Mack David Composer
Nigel Grandison Composer
Henry James Composer
Barney Williams Composer
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