A.k.a. 6th And 7th Books. According to Christopher A. Edmonds, "the song refers to a book entitled The Sixth and Seventh Book of Moses by L.W. de Laurence, which was one of a number of books on (mostly eastern) occultism and mysticism that were held in high regard in Jamaica by practitioners of Pocomania, Kumina, and other revivalist groups".
Jamaican single; released 1963. Lloyd Brevett - bass, Lloyd Knibb - drums, Jerry Haines - guitar, Ernest Ranglin - guitar, Jackie Mittoo - piano, Tommy McCook - saxophone, Roland Alphonso - saxophone, Dennis Campbell - saxophone, Don Drummond - trombone, Johnny Moore - trumpet, Charly Organaire - harmonica, Raymond - violin. Recorded at Jamaica Recording and Publishing Studio, Kingston, Jamaica. Appeard on the ND Records label album Jump Jamaica Way in Jamaica 1963. The Maytals are on some pressings listed as the Vikings. Recorded and mixed at Federal Studios, Kingston, Jamaica. Produced by Clement S. Dodd.
Musicians on the Reggae Got Soul album: Toots Hibbert - vocals, Raleigh Gordon - backing vocalls, Jerry Mathias - backing vocals, Jackie Jackson - bass, Paul Douglas - drums, Hux Brown & Junior Kerr - lead guitar, Rad Bryan & "Chinna" Lindo - rhythm guitar, Gladstone Anderson - piano, Winston Wright, Sonny Bims & Emmanuel Rentzos - organ, Chicago Steve - harmonica, Bobby Ellis & Eddie Quansah - trumpet, Rico Rodriguez & Jerome Francisque - trombone, Ray Allen & Dudu Pukwana - alto sax, Toommy McCook & George Lee - tenor sax, Denzil Laing, Brother James, Tony Uter & Bruce Rowland - percussion. Recorded at Harry J Studio, Kingston, Jamaica. Produced by Warrick Lynn and Chris Blackwell.
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