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.

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