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✨✧ SkatalitesReturn Of The Big Guns ... CD
Island (Japan), 1984. Used ... $11.99
A strong mid 80s record by a reunited Skatalites – the legendary first wave ska group with roots in the early 60s, and somehow managed to sound just as vital as ever here some 20 years later! This is truly wonderful set from the masters, despite the very late recording date. The trademark horn lines punctuated some nice rolling reggae rhythms, but still with some great jaunty ska flair keeping things nice and energetic. 8 tracks in all: "After The Rain", "Passing Through", "Reasoning", "Jogging", "Meet To Come", "Pep-Hep Lift", "Eastern Rock" and "Mission". CD

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✨✧ SkatalitesReturn Of The Big Guns ... CD
Island (Japan), 1984. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A strong mid 80s record by a reunited Skatalites – the legendary first wave ska group with roots in the early 60s, and somehow managed to sound just as vital as ever here some 20 years later! This is truly wonderful set from the masters, despite the very late recording date. The trademark horn lines punctuated some nice rolling reggae rhythms, but still with some great jaunty ska flair keeping things nice and energetic. 8 tracks in all: "After The Rain", "Passing Through", "Reasoning", "Jogging", "Meet To Come", "Pep-Hep Lift", "Eastern Rock" and "Mission". CD
Also available Return Of The Big Guns ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ SkatalitesOccupation Ska – The Very Best Of The Skatalites ... CD
Nascente (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A nice compilation of prime 60s Skatalites numbers – classics, rarities, and collaborations – all recorded in Kingston during the group's heyday! This is purportedly the first official Skatalites comp to put together tracks for more than just one of 2 of the labels they recorded for – this one collection great stuff from Treasure Isle, Top Deck, Randys and King Edwards. Titles include "James Bond" with Roland Alphonso, "African Queen" with Ronald Wilson. "Don De Lion" with Don Drummond, "Ringo Rides". "Goldfinger" with Tommy McCook, "Lon Chaney" with Sir Lord Comic, "Guns Of Navarone", "Chinatown", "Girls Town Ska" with Baba Brooks, "Smiling", "Latin Goes Ska", "Lucky Seven", "Occupation" and more. CD
 
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✨✧ Don DrummondMemorial Album (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A whopping double disc Memorial to the great Don D, trombonist on so many seminal ska rhythms! This set collects two heavy ska albums, Memorial Album and The Skatalite AKA Tommy McCook, both produced by Duke Reid for Treasure Isle, and featuring Drummond's full-toned slide work over jaunty rhytms by the Skatalites and Duke Reid's Treasure Island crew! Plus, each set features almost a full album's worth of bonus material, nearly 49 tracks in all, with titles that include "Garden Of Love", 'Green Island", "Silver Dollar", "Occupation", "Don De Lion", "Eastern Standard Time" and "Cool Smoke" byOn Drummond & The Skatalites, "Feeling Fine", "Sandy Gully" and "Corner Stone (aka Trip To Mars)" by Roland Alphonso & The Skatalites, "Let George Do It" by Rico Rodriguez & His Group, "Knockout Punch" by Baba Brooks & Don Drummond, "Magic" by Duke Reid's All Stars, "The Mood I Am In" and "Strolling In" by the Duke Reid Band, "Rough & Tough" by Stranger Cole, "Apanga" by Tommy McCook, "Watermelon Man" by the Baba Brooks Band, "Sailing On" by Don Drummond & Roland Alphonso", and "Spider" by Don Drummond & Baba Brooks. CD

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✨✧ Jackie Mittoo & The Soul BrothersLast Train To Skaville ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid/Late 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
We give up! Just when we thought the gravy train had stopped running, the last train to skaville pulls into the station with 16 jaunty numbers fusing ska and rocksteady with a healthy dose of Jamaican soul at the hands of Jackie Mittoo and the Soul Brothers under the guidance of Coxsone Dodd! After the Skatalites busted up in the mid 60s, Dodd set about assembling a new house band, bringing Mittoo and a number of the original members of the Skatalites, including Lloyd Brevett and Roland Alphonso, together with some of the new, younger talent, and the fine folks at Soul Jazz have assembled a mighty, mighty set of their finest moments. But as Coxsone says in the liner notes, let's "Cut the chatter and spin the platter"! Includes "James Bond", "Voodoo Moon", "Chicken & Booze", "Hpney Pot", "Mr Flint", "Dr Ring Ding", "Got My Boogaloo", "Home Made", "Sufferer's Choice" and "Hot & Cold". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousJazz Club – From Jamaica With Jazz ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), 1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $8.99
One of the more far-reaching compilations in the Jazz Club series – reggae covers by jazz mainstays and more from late 60s onward, with a focus on great stuff from the 70s! All of the material was culled from the vast Universal vaults – and it's a pretty sweet set of jazzy reggae and reggae jazz, from artists as diverse as Ernest Ranglin, Bernard Pretty Purdie, The Skatalites, Bill Fraser, Deodato and Medeski, Martin & Wood! 14 tracks in all: "54-46 – (Was My Number)" by Ernest Ranglin, "Jammin'" by Monty Alexander, "I Can See Clearly Now" by Junior Mance, "Natty Never Get Weary" by Dean Fraser, "Rock Fort Rock" by Skatalites, "Montego Bay" by Pretty Purdie, "I Shot The Sheriff" by Deodato, "Walking On Sunshine" by Bill Summers, "Pressure Drop" by Brass Fraser and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousSka From The Vaults Of Wirl Records ... CD
Kingston Sounds (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Early ska material from a time when the genre was still really coming into its own – still unique, still soulful, and still free from so many of the cliches that would mar the style in later years! The music here is primal Jamaican ska – that first great step forward on the Kingston scene, after years of absorbing influences from American soul and R&B – as Jamaican musicians really found their own groove, and a way of mixing in some wonderfully jazzy instrumentation as well! Most cuts are instrumental – and sparkle from the contributions of Roland Alphonso and Tommy McCook on tenor, John Dizzy Moore on trumpet, Don Drummond on trombone, and Lester Sterling on alto – and the rhythms bubble up brilliantly from the bottom, with tight piano from Jackie Mittoo and guitar from Jerome Hines. Titles include "Chinatown", "The Reburial", "Live Wire", and "A Shot In The Dark" by The Skatalites – plus "VC 10" and "Determination" by Roland Alphonso, "Love In The Afternoon" by Don Drummond, and "South China Sea" by Johnny Moore. CD
Also available Ska From The Vaults Of Wirl Records ... LP 15.99

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✨✧ VariousSka From The Vaults Of Wirl Records ... LP
Kingston Sounds (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $15.99
Early ska material from a time when the genre was still really coming into its own – still unique, still soulful, and still free from so many of the cliches that would mar the style in later years! The music here is primal Jamaican ska – that first great step forward on the Kingston scene, after years of absorbing influences from American soul and R&B – as Jamaican musicians really found their own groove, and a way of mixing in some wonderfully jazzy instrumentation as well! Most cuts are instrumental – and sparkle from the contributions of Roland Alphonso and Tommy McCook on tenor, John Dizzy Moore on trumpet, Don Drummond on trombone, and Lester Sterling on alto – and the rhythms bubble up brilliantly from the bottom, with tight piano from Jackie Mittoo and guitar from Jerome Hines. Titles include "Chinatown", "The Reburial", "Live Wire", and "A Shot In The Dark" by The Skatalites – plus "VC 10" and "Determination" by Roland Alphonso, "Love In The Afternoon" by Don Drummond, and "South China Sea" by Johnny Moore. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ska From The Vaults Of Wirl Records ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Classics ... LP
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
It just doesn't stop! The heavyweight selectors at Soul Jazz brew up another chubby batch of blazing Studio One jams, delivering nothing but the classics this go 'round, just like the title says! Another chapter from Coxsone Dodd and crew showcasing the label and studio that laid the foundation for a huge swath of Jamaican music for generations to come, this set delivers 18 mighty, mighty reggae jams of all flavors, including the Skatalites "El Pussycat Ska", Sound Dimension "Rockfort Rock", the Heptones "Pretty Looks Isn't All", Lone Ranger "Automatic", Horace Andy "Fever", Burning Spear "Rocking time", Alton Ellis "I'm Just A Guy", Don Drummond "Confucious", Michigan & Smiley "Rub A Dub Style" and Johnny Osbourne "Sing Jay Stylee". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Jump Up – The Birth Of A Sound – Jump-Up Jamaican R&B, Jazz, & Early Ska ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
The early 60s roots of the Studio One sound – tight Jamaican R&B, nascent ska and killer tunes galore – on one of the greatest Soul Jazz forays into the Studio One archives in years! All of the tracks on Studio One Jump Up were recorded in the first half of the 60s, and the majority in the first couple years of the decade – and it's a wonderful blend of American rhythm & blues-influenced, though distinctly Jamaican music – it really is the birth of reggae to come. Incredible early recordings by soon-to-be Jamaican musical lynchpins including the Skatalites, formative work by Derrick Harriott, Bob Marley, Derrick Morgan, Lord Creator and more! Includes "Mr. Landlord" by Basil Gabbidon, "Wigger We Shuffle" by Derrick Morgan, "Wicked And Dreadful" by Neville Esson, "Rhythm Of The Blues" by Lord Creator, "Hip Rub" by The Jivin Juniors, "Walk All Over" by Owen Gray", "Heaven And Earth" by Don Drummond & Roland Alphonso, "Go Jimmy Go" by a very young Bob Marley & The Wailers, "The Slider" by Clue J And The Blues Blasters and more. 20 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousTropical Funk Experience – Island Jump Up – Caribbean Funk, Soul, Reggae, Calypso & Afro Grooves 1968 to 1975 ... CD
Nascente (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99
Tropical funk, hazy rhythms, and simmering Afro funk & soul from the Caribbean – a killer collection put together by Hugo Mendez– fantastic stuff from Barbados, St Lucia, Jamaica, Trinidad, St Vincent and beyond! Tropical Funk Experience does a great job of pulling together the a diverse set of funky sounds – with lots of funk that carries both JBs and Afro funk styles, harder grooving and more tripped out sounds, and reggae – with tropical versions of funky standards, and even more numbers that are totally fresh to our ears. Titles include "Spouge Explosion", "Let Me Get Stoned" by Boo & The Tru Tones, "Take The Funky Feeling" by Blue Rhythm Combo, "Cissy Strut" De Boys En Dem, "Fugitive Dub" by Skatalites, "Basa Bongo" by Yoruba Singers, "Smokey Feeling" by The Organization"," New Bag" by The Exciters, "Jive Samba" by Llans Thelwell And The Celestials and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Jump Up – The Birth Of A Sound – Jump-Up Jamaican R&B, Jazz, & Early Ska ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The early 60s roots of the Studio One sound – tight Jamaican R&B, nascent ska and killer tunes galore – on one of the greatest Soul Jazz forays into the Studio One archives in years! All of the tracks on Studio One Jump Up were recorded in the first half of the 60s, and the majority in the first couple years of the decade – and it's a wonderful blend of American rhythm & blues-influenced, though distinctly Jamaican music – it really is the birth of reggae to come. Incredible early recordings by soon-to-be Jamaican musical lynchpins including the Skatalites, formative work by Derrick Harriott, Bob Marley, Derrick Morgan, Lord Creator and more! Includes "Mr. Landlord" by Basil Gabbidon, "Wigger We Shuffle" by Derrick Morgan, "Wicked And Dreadful" by Neville Esson, "Rhythm Of The Blues" by Lord Creator, "Hip Rub" by The Jivin Juniors, "Walk All Over" by Owen Gray", "Heaven And Earth" by Don Drummond & Roland Alphonso, "Go Jimmy Go" by a very young Bob Marley & The Wailers, "The Slider" by Clue J And The Blues Blasters and more. 20 tracks in all. CD
Also available Studio One Jump Up – The Birth Of A Sound – Jump-Up Jamaican R&B, Jazz, & Early Ska ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ Jackie MittooJackie Mittoo – The Keyboard King At Studio One ... LP
Universal Sound/Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer funky organ – and 100% Dynamite! Jackie Mittoo is one of the all-time great organists – as essential to Jamaica as Booker T was to Memphis, or Jimmy McGriff was to New York. He's legendary these days as the player who completely transformed the Hammond sound with his unique Jamaican instrumental style during his early years with the Skatalites, and on his later solo recordings for Studio One. This set's probably the first time Mittoo's work has been properly packaged and remastered – and the folks at Soul Jazz have done an amazing job of selecting just the right tracks for such a project. The whole thing wails along with a stone rocksteady groove – with plenty of nice drum parts and funky rhythm bits underneath Jackie's soulful organ. If you dug the label's 100% Dynamite series, you'll really dig this one – and the whole thing's very much in the same vein. Tracks include "Drum Song", "Reggae Rock", "Hot Tamale", "Killer Diller", "Black Organ", "Stereo Freeze", "Wall Street", "Darker Shade Of Black", "Juice Box", and "Killer Diller". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLegendary Studio One – Original Classic Recordings 1963 to 1980 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A great set of purely classic level Studio One material – great stuff from the early 60s onward to around 1980 – and unfailingly amazing all the way through! Studio One opened up in the fall of '63, and soon after, the best of the best of Jamaican music greats of the time were wanting to record there for Coxsone Dodd. The set features the unstoppable rhythms of The Skatalites and timeless greatness from The Heptones, Maytals, Horace Andy, Lone Ranger, Freddy McKay, Wailing Souls, Willie Williams, Marcia Griffiths, Dub Specialist, Doreen Schaeffer, Ernest Ranglin and many more. 18 tracks in all: "Ball Of Fire" and "Fidel Castro" by The Skatalites, "I'm Your Man" by The Heptones, "Watch Your Step" by Freedy McKay, "Mr Music" by Pablove Black, "Sitting With Stupid" by Dub Specialist, "Let Me Hold You Tight" by Marcia Griffins, "Treat Me Bad" by The Maytals, "Everything She Want" by Lone Ranger and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Ska Fever – More Ska Sounds From Sir Coxone's Downbeat ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Forget everything you know about ska music from recent years – no Mighty Mighty cliches, no retro-styled clunkers, no two-toned sounds at all – just the real deal, the roots of the style, served up here in classic recordings that go right to the source! These are the cuts that started it all – and which still sound way better to our ears than any of the countless imitations that have been crafted over the years – played with a freshness and a sharp edge that recent recordings can never hope to touch! The music here is the roots of reggae crafted in the soil of Kingston – recorded by the legendary Studio One Records, with all the soulful undercurrents you'd find in the rocksteady generation as well. It's been a few years since Soul Jazz have served up a set of Jamaican grooves this tight – but it's been well worth the wait, given the track selection and always-stellar level of presentation from the label. Titles include "Live Good" by The Ethiopians, "Mr Talkative" by The Wailers, "There's A Reward" by Joe Higgs & Roy Wilson, "Ska La Parisienne" by The Skatalites, "Don't Try To Reach Me" by The Gaylads, "Gumma" by Lee Perry, "Freedom Sounds" by Soul Brothers, "You Won't See Me" by The Clarendonians, and "Old Rocking Chair" by Jakie Opel. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Ska ... LP
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Another chapter in the Studio One story, as told by the top notch selectors at Soul Jazz, and as with the earlier editions in their Studio One series, this one's another mighty batch of Jamaican rhythm and blues. Like so many other Coxsone Dodd productions, you can hear the foundations of many future generations of Jamaican music running through these titles, 17 jaunty ska numbers laced with jazz inflected solos laid down by Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, Jackie Mittoo and the Skatalites, or harmonized vocals courtesy the Ethiopians, Maytals and others. As you've come to expect, this is an ace package with excellent notes and archival photos, loaded down with classic performances and hard to get nuggets, too! With Jackie Mittoo's "El Bang Bang", Ken Boothe & Stranger Cole "Arte Bella", The Wailers "Put It On", The Skatalites "Addis Ababa" and "Exodus", Joe Higgs "I'm The Song My Enemies Sing", Delroy Wilson "I Want Justice", Tommy McCook "Sampson" and "Freedom Sounds", The Maytals "Marching On", Don Drummond "Don Cosmic", Andy & Joey "You're Wondering Now" and more! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSir Coxone & Duke Reid In Concert At Forresters Hall ... LP
Studio One, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A "danceclash" soundsystem ska experience – with cuts that include "Shocker's Hop" by Rolando & Karl McClaughing, "Five Minutes On Beeston Street" by Clue J & The Blues Blasters, "Duke & The Sir" by Delroy Wilson, "Dukie's Cooking" by Dukie's Group, "Blackberry Brandy" by Rolando Alphonso, "What Makes Honey" by Skatalites, "Pink Lane Hop" by Duke's Group, "What A World" by Busty & Cool, and "I'll Find Love" by Basil Gabbidon. LP, Vinyl record album
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