Pass the Dutchie

1982 single by Musical Youth

Pass the Dutchie is a reggae song by Musical Youth. It was released on their first album, The Youth of Today, in 1982.[1] It has sold five million copies worldwide and reached number one on the UK Singles Chart.[2][3]

"Pass the Dutchie"
Single by Musical Youth
from the album The Youth of Today
B-side"Give Love a Chance"
Released17 September 1982
RecordedMay 1982
GenreReggae, reggae-pop
LabelMCA Records
Musical Youth singles chronology
"Generals" / "Political"
"Pass the Dutchie"
"Youth of Today"


  1. Jo-Ann Greene. "The Youth of Today - Musical Youth". Retrieved 2008-03-22.
  2. Alexis Petridis (2003-03-21). "Famous for 15 months". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  3. "Chart Stats - Musical Youth". Archived from the original on 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012-03-15.