Compiled on this LP are rare gems produced between 1959 and 1962 by Jamaican jazz heavyweights such as Tommy McCook, Don Drummond, Ernest Rangling, Lennie Hibbert, Cecil Lloyd and others. This is highly swinging music…
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 -…
Lord Creator backed by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics produced by Vincent Chin.
Format & package: 7"
Record label: Impact! / OnlyRoots
Year of release: 2020 (reissued from 1968)
A Such Is Life
B Come Down 68
UK import!Stone-cold classic Studio One 45 back in stock after years! loud, clean, boom! One off-repress will sell out! Don’t miss out! The Skatalites’ massive dancefloor ska ANTHEM + some serious dub on the…
Japanese import! Produced by Coxsone Dodd, part of the Pirate's Choice series.
The Blue Beats, it seems to be the same session as 'Finger Mash'. The first reissue of the original coupling, originally issued on Coxsone…
Japanese import! Coxsone Dodd productions.
The Blue Beats were a mysterious group that - next to this song - only released the song 'Change Your Gear'. 'Salt Lane Ska' by The Skatalites on the flipside is the same…
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,…
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…