Various - If I Had a Pair of Wings: Jamaican Doo Wop Vol. 3 LP

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A third and final volume of Jamaican doo wop & R&B records taken from the late 50s and early 60s. These records represent a period in which sound-systems were beginning to dominate the island, with Duke Reid and Sir Coxsone Dodd stepping up their rivalry by beginning to make and release their own records rather than rely on US imports for use in their dances.
Many of these records are definitely more-or-less imitations of the American records, as the uniquely Jamaican ska sound was yet to take hold - however many of the future stars of ska, rocksteady and reggae were beginning to cut their teeth in the industry on these records, incl. Alton Ellis, Derrick Morgan, Derrick Harriott and more, and provide a unique view into the fledgling independent record industry culture in Jamaica that would prove to be unbelievably prolific and unparalleled for an island of it's size.
Format & package: LP
Record Label: Death Is Not The End
Year of release: 2020 (compilation)
Tracks:A1 The Jiving Juniors - Sweet As An Angel
A2 Alton & Eddy - My Heaven
A3 Higgs & Wilson - When You Tell Me Baby
A4 Lloyd Adams - I Wish Your Picture Was You
A5 The Moonlighters - Don't You Know
A6 Ricketts & Rowe - Dream Girl
A7 Anette & Shenley - The First Time We Met
B1 The Beltones - I'll Always Call Your Name
B2 Ruddy And Sketto - Little Schoolgirl
B3 Derrick Morgan & Patsy Todd - Crying in the Chapel
B4 The Blues Busters - I've Done You Wrong
B5 The Jiving Juniors - My Sweet Angel
B6 Higgs & Wilson - Change of Mind
B7 Jackie Edwards - Never Go Away

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Weight 0,3 Kg
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