Various Artists

NOT2LP144 * 2012

The Story of Blue Beat Part the birth of Ska

The Story of Blue Beat Part the birth of Ska
  • 1. Boogie Rock- Laurel Aitken & The Boogie Cats
  • 2. Dumplin's- Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
  • 3. Manny, Oh- Higgs & Wilson With Ken Richards & His Comets
  • 4. Lollipop Girl- The Jiving Juniors With Duke Reid & His Group
  • 5. My Hearts Desire- The Jiving Juniors With Duke Reid & His Group
  • 6. Worried Over You- Keith & Enid With Trenton Spence & His Group
  • 7. Fat Man- Derrick Morgan
  • 8. Cutest Little Woman- Owen Gray & Kenneth Richards
  • 9. Album Of Memory- The Magic Notes With Kenneth Richards & His Band
  • 10. Jeannie Is Back- Laurel Aitken
  • 11. Send Me- Keith & Enid With Trenton Spence & His Group
  • 12. Don't Cry- Derrick Morgan & The Ebonies
  • LP 2
  • 1. Judgement Day- Laurel Aitken With Ken Richards & His Harmonisers
  • 2. Easy Snapping- Clue J & His Blues Masters & Theophilus Beckford
  • 3. Time To Pray (Alleluia)- The Mellow Larks With Clue J & His Blues Masters
  • 4. Muriel- Alton & Eddy With Clue J & His Blues Masters
  • 5. Lover Boy- Derrick Morgan With Duke Reid & His Group
  • 6. Till The End Of Time- Chuck & Darby With Duke Reid & His Group
  • 7. Baby What You Done Me Wrong- The Blue Beats
  • 8. Shocking- Lynn Hope
  • 9. Railroad Track- Laurel Aitken With The Blue Beats
  • 10. Cool School- Chuck Darby & Darby
  • 11. Duke's Cookies- Duke Reid & His Group
  • 12. More Whisky- Laurel Aitken With Duke Reid & His Group

Information

Double vinyl 180 gram vinyl early ska Blue Beat selection. Can't beat Blue beat for the early formative years of Jamaican music. Nicely packaged

Reviews

  • The Inturns  - Nothing is Impossible (extended mix)The Inturns Nothing is Impossible (extended mix)

    An excellent extended mix by Phil Pratt of The Inturns 'Nothing is Impossible'. First released on a Chanan Jah 12' in the mid nineteen seventies. The Inturns recorded an album and several singles for Phil Pratt before returning to the their original name The Viceroys. Extended mix of 'Detour' on the flipside. Comes in a hand stamped bag. Crisp.

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  • Junior Brown - What a disasterJunior BrownWhat a disaster

    Three cuts of Junior Brown/ Phil Pratts 'What a disaster'. The rhythm was recorded in Jamaica by Sly and Robbie and was part of the Dial M for Murder lp. The Junior Brown vocal was voiced in the UK and released on The Mystic label. We have an extra mix added to the Pressure Sounds release by The Disciple. A killer release that comes in a hand stamped bag made out of re-cycled card.

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  • L. Crosdale  - Reggae MusicL. Crosdale Reggae Music

    Really uplifting vocal from Lloyd Crosdale. Bit of a pearl this one. Nice tune on the Studio One imprint 'London Records'. Backed by Drumbago and the Rebel Brothers on the flipside. Nice spacey dub. Original JA pressing so check the soundclips.

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  • Don Drummond  - ReloadDon Drummond Reload

    Genius from the master Don Drummond. Ably backed by Lennie Hibbert on vibes on 'Reload' on the A side. On the flipside the more frantic 'Little Willie' by Clue J & his Blues Busters. A pretty good pressing but check the sound clips before you buy.

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  • The Ethiopians  - The ProphetThe Ethiopians The Prophet

    Excellent tune from The Ethiopians on the A side. A crackling uptempo backing by the New Establishment band with Leonard Dillon reflecting on 'The Prophet' on the A side and tasty version of the same tune on the flipside.

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  • Don Drummond & The Skatalites - This Man is BackDon Drummond & The SkatalitesThis Man is Back

    Double header from the Don and the Skatalites. Mellow on one side and the more ska-ish on the Russian Ska Fever cut.

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