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The ?rst of a trio of newly compiled collec ons highligh ng the very best of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle recordings from the early-to-mid-60s. The 2CD set focuses on the ?nal years of the ska era, with the ?rst of the discs on the set bringing together many of the producer's best-known recordings from 1965, with all of the material making it's debut on the Doctor Bird label. In contrast, the second CD comprises rare recordings from the Treasure Isle vaults, with 20 of the tracks previously unreleased. As either a stand-alone collec on or a companion volume to the exis ng or soon-to-be issued Doctor Bird compila ons showcasing the very best of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle label, 'Ska La-Rama' is an Essen al acquisi on for anyone wan ng to own the very best in original Jamaican ska sounds.
The ?rst of a trio of newly compiled collec ons highligh ng the very best of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle recordings from the early-to-mid-60s. The 2CD set focuses on the ?nal years of the ska era, with the ?rst of the discs on the set bringing together many of the producer's best-known recordings from 1965, with all of the material making it's debut on the Doctor Bird label. In contrast, the second CD comprises rare recordings from the Treasure Isle vaults, with 20 of the tracks previously unreleased. As either a stand-alone collec on or a companion volume to the exis ng or soon-to-be issued Doctor Bird compila ons showcasing the very best of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle label, 'Ska La-Rama' is an Essen al acquisi on for anyone wan ng to own the very best in original Jamaican ska sounds.
5013929280748

Details

Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 07/01/2022
UPC: 5013929280748

Ska La-Rama: Treasure Isle Ska 1965-1966 / Various
Artist: Ska La-Rama: Treasure Isle Ska 1965-1966 / Various
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Ska La Rama - Lyn Taitt ; The Comets
2. Renegade - The Zodiacs
3. Independent Ska (Pussy Cat) - Baba Brooks ; His Band
4. Around The Corner - Derrick Morgan
5. One Eyed Giant - Baba Brooks ; His Band
6. Koo Koo Doo - Stranger Cole ; Owen ; Leon Silveras
7. Rocket Ship - Tommy McCook ; The Skatalites
8. Jo Ann (take 2) - The Movers
9. Duck Soup - Baba Brooks Band
10. I Wish I Were An Apple - Derrick Morgan ; Naomi
11. Nuclear Weapon - Roland Alphonso ; Baba Brooks
12. Never Too Young - Justin Hinds ; Dominoes
13. University Goes Ska - Don Drummond
14. Run Joe - Stranger Cole ; Techniques
15. Teenage Ska - Baba Brooks Band
16. Don't Call Me Daddy - Derrick Morgan
17. Thoroughfare (Treasure Island) - Don Drummond
18. Toy Cat AKA My Pussy - Stranger Cole
19. Vitamin A - Baba Brooks Band
20. Don't Do It - Dotty ; Bonnie
21. Stampede - Don Drummond ; Baba Brooks
22. Seven Days - Stranger Cole ; Claudette
23. You Are A Fool - The Clarendonians
24. Virginia Ska aka Virginia Ska - Baba Brooks ; His Band
25. My True Confession - The Silvertones
26. Tribute To Don - Roland Alphonso ; Baba Brooks
27. Guns Fever (take 1) - Baba Brooks ; His Band
28. Always Remember Me (take 3) - Stranger Cole
29. I Can't Do The Ska (take 2) - The Zodiacs
30. Forty Miles Of Bad Road (take 2) - Lyn Taitt with Baba Brooks ; His Band
31. My Lover Has Left Me - Derrick ; Patsy
32. Smokey Ska (take 2) - Baba Brooks ; His Band
33. You Wish Me Bad (take 4) - The Spanishtonians
34. Alcatraz (take 1) - The Baba Brooks Band
35. Verona (take 3) - Justin Hinds ; The Dominoes
36. Storm Warning (take 3) - Lyn Taitt ; The Comets
37. Oh Misery (take 1) - The Movers
38. Western Flyer aka Road To Nowhere - Ernest Ranglin with Baba Brooks ; His Band
39. Ska La Rama (alt. take) - Lyn Taitt ; The Comets
40. Wake Me, Shame Me (take 1) - The Zodiacs
41. Love Me Or Leave Me (take 2) - Owen ; Leon Silvera
42. Joe Snow Kone (take 2) - Baba Brooks ; His Band
43. I Want A Lover (take 2) - Derrick Morgan ; Noami
44. I'm All Alone (take 2) - Frank Cosmo
45. Peace And Love (take 3) - Justin Hinds ; The Dominoes
46. The Clock (take 2) - Baba Brooks ; His Band
47. My Heart Is Aching (take 2) - The Zodiacs
48. How You Know Your Friend (take 2) - Derrick Morgan
49. What A Bailing (take 4) - Duke Reid's Group
50. Dog War (take 2) - Lyn Taitt ; The Baba Brooks Band
51. The Army is Searching (take 1) - Basil Caral ; His Group
52. After A Storm - Baba Brooks ; His Band

More Info:

The ?rst of a trio of newly compiled collec ons highligh ng the very best of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle recordings from the early-to-mid-60s. The 2CD set focuses on the ?nal years of the ska era, with the ?rst of the discs on the set bringing together many of the producer's best-known recordings from 1965, with all of the material making it's debut on the Doctor Bird label. In contrast, the second CD comprises rare recordings from the Treasure Isle vaults, with 20 of the tracks previously unreleased. As either a stand-alone collec on or a companion volume to the exis ng or soon-to-be issued Doctor Bird compila ons showcasing the very best of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle label, 'Ska La-Rama' is an Essen al acquisi on for anyone wan ng to own the very best in original Jamaican ska sounds.
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