As you can imagine, folks inhabiting my sphere are pretty excited today. There’s Jamaican Independence, Jamaican domination of the sprints; just all around reason for Jamaicans to puff out their chests a bit. Not that we usually need any help with that. So here, as further tribute to the land of my birth, are a couple of Heptones tunes that for me capture the mood, the hopes and dreams of Jamaicans worldwide. Plus, the legendary Leroy Sibbles‘ connections to Toronto run deep; for Jamaican-Canadians he is one of us.