Australian singles chart:
Double Barrel entered the Kent charts on 5 July 1971 and peaked at #8. It was #52 on the Top 100 of 1971.
Dave and Ansell Collins is a Jamaican vocal/instrumental duo. ‘Dave’ is Dave Barker, a session vocalist, and Collins is a keyboard player.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_and_Ansell_Collins
Double Barrel began life as an instrumental written by producer Winston Riley and worked up by organist Ansell Collins (Ansell was sometimes incorrectly spelt Ansil or Ansel).
Allegedly vocalist Dave Barker was only paid a paltry £20 by Riley to add his voice to the instrumental.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/dave-ansell/double-barrel
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