10cc - Dreadlock Holiday

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"Dreadlock Holiday" is a reggae song by 10cc. Written by Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman, it was the lead single from the band's 1978 album, Bloody Tourists.[2] Lead vocals were performed by Graham Gouldman.
It became the group's third and final number one hit in the UK Singles Chart, and final top 10 hit, spending a single week at the top in September 1978. The single also topped the charts in New Zealand, reached Number 2 in Ireland and Australia, and peaked at number 44 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The lyrics relate the experiences of a white man lost in Jamaica. His first encounter with the locals is of being confronted in the street by an unpleasant dreadlocked man who wants the white man's silver chain. The next encounter is when he is beside the pool of his hotel drinking a piña colada; a dark-voiced woman offers him "something harder". The reference to cricket in the first chorus, reggae in the second, and Jamaica in the third, reflects the victim trying to avoid conflict by convincing the antagonist that they share common interests.

The song was based on real events Eric Stewart and Moody Blues vocalist Justin Hayward experienced in Barbados. Stewart changed the location to Jamaica. Graham Gouldman commented: "Some of the experiences that are mentioned are true, and some of them are ... fairly true!"

The beach scene in the official video was actually filmed on the less tropical Dorset coast near Charmouth. The Golden Cap, the iconic peninsula of this region known as the "Jurassic Coast" is clearly visible for a few seconds in the video. 
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