The one and only Laurel Aitken, a true pioneer in Jamaican music, superbly backed by the Skatalites with Baba Brooks - trumpet, Tommy McCook and Lester Sterling - saxes, Gladdy Anderson - keyboards, Lloyd Brevette -…
'Roll On Charles Street' by Roland Alfonso is a special that was treasured by a British soundman. A killer instrumental ska that can be said to be the essence of Buster, recorded at the same time as Buster's…
Another unreleased take of Roland Alphonso's 'Almost Like Being In Love', world-famous for "King Of Ska" supervised by Gaz Mayall. By slowing down the tempo a little, Roland's elegant playing became more attractive,…
Coxsone Dodd productions.
Format & package: 7"
Record label: Rock A Shacka / Studio One UK
Year of release: 2020
A The Gaylads - Gal & Boy
B Roland Alphonso - 20-75
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