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The Cool Notes, Smiley Culture, Asher Senator, Pato Banton, Five Star: Hammersmith Palais, London

William Shaw, Smash Hits, 22 May 1985

"All Dayers" have been going for years. They're marathon sessions of dancing to reggae and soul records with live appearances from the singers who made them. People arrive in "posses", prepared for 9 hours of non-stop wigging out. Our man with the whistle and liver pate sarnies: William Shaw.

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