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 -…
Dr. Ring Ding, the german singer and trombone player, joins forces with Ska Beat City, the band from Buenos Aires with over 10 years career deepin’ in the roots Jamaican Ska sounds, releasing this single on…
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
Superb unreleased mix of this roots vibe instrumental from the great Tommy McCook produced by Bunny Lee and both sides different from the mix on 'When Jah Comes' Lp version. Essential
Format & package:…
Cloak & Dagger is the 1973 studio album by Lee "Scratch The Upsetter" Perry. In that year, as Perry entered a period of heavy dub output, he recorded Cloak And Dagger. This early dub outing is a testament to Perry's…
If one band could be cited for the emergence of Ska music, that band would be the Skatalites.
Formed around June 1965 and built around the many musicians that had honed their craft at the Alpha Boys School in…
Jackie Mittoo, organ and piano maestro, was also one of the founding members of Jamaica's top session band The Skatalites. Musical arranger for Studio One he provided the backbone to so many of Jamaica's…
Reissue in fold over sleeve with black center labels.
This issue follows the tracklist of the North American CD pressing from the 90s and features four bonus tracks compared to the original Jamaican LP…