Double Barrel by Dave and Ansel Collins was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, May 1, 1971 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Double Barrel" began life as an instrumental written by producer Winston Riley and worked up by organist Ansell Collins. Young drummer Sly Dunbar, who was only 14 at the time, provided metronomic high hat beats. Allegedly vocalist Dave Barker was only paid a paltry 20 pounds by Winston Riley to add his toast to the instrumental.
Who sang Double Barrel?
Double Barrel was performed by Dave and Ansel Collins
What year did Double Barrel get to the UK number 1 spot?
Double Barrel first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, May 1, 1971
How long was Double Barrel at number 1 in the UK?
Double Barrel spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.