This song is by The Heptones and appears on the album Night Food (1976). This song has been covered by Inner Circle under the title "Book Of Rules"
The Heptones recorded for major Jamaican record producers at the time. They began their career, after one unsuccessful single for Ken Lack's "K Calnek" label, under the watchful eye of Coxsone Dodd of Studio One. The Heptones had a number of Jamaican hits for Studio One, beginning with "Fattie Fattie", their first Studio One single in 1966. Barry Llewelyn sang lead and co-wrote "Book of Rules". Musically, the song was heavily influenced by Glen Campbell's "Try A Little Kindness. In 1975, The Heptones signed an album deal with Island Records. Two albums resulted: Night Food in 1976 and Party Time in 1977.
Jamaican band The Heptones recorded a number of different versions of this song - not all have the verse "Look where the rain is falling from the sk. This verse was added by The Heptones to the original poem by . Sharpe A Bag Of Tools, which the song is based upon. Bobby & the Midnites, a 1981 studio album by Grateful Dead singer and guitarist Bob Weir, contains a cover of this song. It has also been recorded by Desmond Dekker and Inner Circle. More songs inspired by poems
All the great songs and lyrics from the "Book of Rules" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. The Heptones are a Jamaican rocksteady and reggae vocal trio most active in the 1960s and early 1970s. They were one of the more significant trios of that era, and played a major role in the gradual transition between ska and rocksteady with their three-part harmonies.
Book Of Rules being one of those recordings. In 1973 the group entered Harry J’s studio in Kingston, with the record being issued on Harry’s Jaywax imprint soon after the last note of the session tapered off. The effort features one of the biggest Heptone’s hits in the title track Book Of Rules, one of the very few Heptones songs where Leroy Sibbles does not handle the lead vocals, instead the songs co-writer Barry Llewelyn sang lead.
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CreditsRico Bacca - Guitar
Roger Bethelmy - Drums
Cedric Brooks - Sax (Tenor)
Leslie Butler - Organ, Piano
Jeffrey Chung - Guitar
Max Edwards - Drums
The Heptones - Primary Artist
Bongo Herman - Percussion
Harry Johnson - Arranger, Composer, Producer
Barry Llewellyn - Composer, Vocals
David Madden - Trumpet
Herman Marquis - Sax (Alto)
Derrick Morgan - Composer
Earl Morgan - Composer, Vocals
Sylvan Morris - Engineer
Nambo - Trombone
Leroy Sibbles - Bass, Composer, Vocals
|1||Book of Rules Barry Llewellyn / Derrick Morgan / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|2||Black on Black Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|3||Peace and Harmony Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|4||Do Good to Everyone Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|5||World Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|6||Suffering So Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|7||Autalene Harry Johnson / Earl Morgan||The Heptones|
|8||Baga Boo Harry Johnson||The Heptones|
|9||Wah Go Home Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|
|10||Over and Over Harry Johnson / Leroy Sibbles||The Heptones|