Arthur Kay And The Originals - Rare N Tasty
Label: Skank Records ‎– SKANK MLP 105
Series: The Invisible Ska Years –
Type: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: UK
Date of released: 1988
Category: Reggae
Style: Calypso, Ska
Genre: Latin
Musician: Arthur Kay And The Originals
Album's name: Rare 'N' Tasty
ZIP archive size: 1652

Arthur Kay And The Originals - Rare N Tasty

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Arthur Kay's Originals* Play My Record
Written-By – Arthur Kay
A2 Arthur Kay's Originals* Sooty Is A Rudie
Written-By – Arthur Kay
A3 Arthur Kay Ska-Wars
Written-By – Arthur Kay
A4 Arthur Kay Warska
Written-By – Arthur Kay
B1 The Originals No One But You
Written-By – Robert Coltart
B2 The Originals High Flyer
Written-By – Robert Coltart
B3 Arthur Kay's Originators Watching The Rich Kids
Written-By – Arthur Kitchener
B4 Arthur Kay's Originators Doctor Bird
Written-By – Arthur Kitchener

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Europa Sound Studio


  • Alto Saxophone – Simon Hughes (tracks: B3, B4)
  • Bass – Arthur Kay (tracks: A3 to B4), Pete Scott (tracks: A1, A2)
  • Drums – Kieran O'Connor (tracks: A1, A2), Richard Griggs (tracks: B3, B4), Steve Wise (tracks: A3, A4), Terry Cutting (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Engineer – Chris Ashman, Mike Craig
  • Guitar – Pete Vango (tracks: B3, B4), Richard Fowlds (tracks: A3, A4), Bob Coltart* (tracks: A1 to A2, B1 to B2)
  • Keyboards – Arthur Kay (tracks: A1 to A4), Trevor Griggs (tracks: B3, B4)
  • Organ – Ted Maitland (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Piano – Perry White (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Saxophone – Paul Moonash (tracks: A1, A2), Paul Mylnarz (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Tenor Saxophone – Simon Hughes (tracks: B3, B4)
  • Trombone – George Sketcher (tracks: A1, A2)
  • Vocals – Arthur Kay, Bob Coltart* (tracks: B1 to B2)
  • Voice – Bob Coltart* (tracks: A1 to A2)



All tracks recorded at EUROPA SOUND STUDIOS , Folkestone in the good old days of 4 track

Not forgetting Sandy Ashman who supplied tea and coffee!


Thanks to - Steve "Grogger" Goodman, Ted Wolf and the Thanet Tae Kwon-Do School and Phil and George of A.A.

Special thanks to Chris Ashman and Arthur Kitchener without whose help this album would never have been possible.

ARTHUR KAY's ORIGINALS: Arthur Kay / Bob Coltart / Pete Scott / Kieran O'Connor / Paul Moonash / George Sketcher / Paula and Dean Ashman (Children)

ARTHUR KAY'S ORIGINATOR: Arthur Kay / Pete Vango / Richard Griggs / Trevor Griggs / Simon Hughes

ARTHUR KAY: Arthur Kay / Richard Fowlds / Steve Wise

THE ORIGINALS: Bob Coltart / Arthur Kay / Terry Cutting / Ted Maitland / Perry White / Paul Mylnarz

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BBC 017 Arthur Kay And The Originals* Rare 'N' Tasty ‎(LP, Comp, RE) Black Butcher Classics BBC 017 Germany 2016


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