Crack Of Dawn is one of Canada’s greatest musical success stories. Not too long ago, they released a music video for “Ol’ Skool”, a gorgeous R&B tune from their 10-track album, entitled, “Spotlight”.

Crack Of Dawn – “Ol Skool” music video

“‘Ol’ Skool’ is as fresh and vital as any releases during Crack Of Dawn’s musical career.

The bubbly tune is destined to appeal to Dawn’s adoring fanbase and audiences interested in deep soul and R&B music.

‘Ol’ Skool’ contains a relatable storyline, sweet soul vocals, and groovy instrumentation flavored with soul, funk, and modern R&B elements.

Crack Of Dawn

Crack of Dawn press photo

Crack Of Dawn is one of the greatest R&B outfits and the first Black band signed to a major label (CBS).

They were discovered by Otis Redding’s producer and outsold their contemporaries Earth, Wind, and Fire in Canada.

Despite being tipped for even bigger things by Billboard in the USA, the band has been quiet until now.

Crack Of Dawn

Crack of Dawn press photo

Not too long ago, the band reunited and re-recorded some of their classic songs for a new generation of music lovers and their long-time fans.

The album features the breath-taking funk tune, entitled, “Booby Ruby”, and the guitar- and horn-driven “Crack of Dawn” song.

Also, the wah-wah-drenched glory of “Somebody’s Watching You”, plus the uplifting, back to the future jazz-soul of “Ol’ Skool”.

Crack Of Dawn

Crack of Dawn old school pic

Crack Of Dawn consists of Carl Harvey (guitarist, producer), Rupert Harvey, Alvin Jones (sax player), Trevor Daley (trombonist), and Alexis Baro (trumpeter). Also, Bela Hayman (keyboardist), Carl Otway (drummer), Mark Daniels (percussionist), Charles Sinclair (bassist), and Michael Dunston (vocalist).

In all, Crack Of Dawn’s music is classic and hovers at the helm of the ‘70s soul and funk realm. To accuse them as being a collective of experienced musicians would be putting it mildly.

Get acquainted with Crack Of Dawn’s music by streaming their “Spotlight” album via Spotify.

“Spotlight” album

We recommend adding Crack Of Dawn’s “Ol’ Skool” single to your personal playlist. Also, let us know how you feel about it in the comment section below.


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