Various Artists

NOT2LP166 * 2012

The History of Blue Beat The Birth of Ska BB26 BB50 The A sides

The History of Blue Beat The Birth of Ska BB26 BB50 The A sides
  • LP 1
  • 1. Tonk Game- Hank Marr
  • 2. Midnight Train- Errol Dixon & The Blue Beats
  • 3. Mash! Mr. Lee- Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
  • 4. Rock Baby- The Wiggans
  • 5. Carolina- The Folkes Brothers & Count Ossie Afro-Combo
  • 6. Now We Know- Derrick Morgan
  • 7. Miss Rubberneck Jones- Titus Turner
  • 8. Jack And Jill Shuffle- Theophilus Beckford With Clue J & His Blues Blasters
  • 9. River Jordan- Clancy Eccles & Hersan & His City Slickers
  • 10. Leave Earth- Derrick Morgan & Clue J. & His Blues Busters
  • 11. Over The River- The Jiving Juniors & Hersan & His City Slickers
  • 12. Lover's Jive- Neville Esson & Clue J & His Blues Blasters
  • 13. No More Wedding- The Mellowlarks & Clue J & Blues Blasters
  • LP 2
  • 1. Do Du Wap- Aubrey Adams & His Dudroppers
  • 2. Bar Tender- Laurel Aitken The Blue Beats
  • 3. Creation- Lascelles Perkins & Clue J & His Blues Blasters
  • 4. Lonely Boy- The Charmers & Hersan & His City Slickers
  • 5. Sinners Weep & Mourn- Owen Gray
  • 6. Honey Please- Bobby Kingdom & The Blue Beats
  • 7. Satchmo's Mash Potato- Girl Satchmo
  • 8. Mama Shut Your Door- Errol Dixon & The Back Beats
  • 9. Verona- Jimmy Sinclair & The Trenton Spence Orchestra
  • 10. Times Are Going- Martin & Derrick With Sir Cavaliers Combo
  • 11. Ba Ba Black Sheep- C. Byrd & Sir D's Group
  • 12. Georgie And The Old Shoe- Theo Beckford & The City Slickers

Information

Some classic blue beat sides included here. The Folkes Brothers 'Oh Carolina' being one of them. Double vinyl 180 gram and 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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