In the summer of 1970, little known Jamaican performer Cecil ‘Nicky’ Thomas was transformed into an international singing star when his sublime interpretation of the Winstons’ pop hit, ‘Love Of The Common People’ climbed to number 9 in the UK charts. It was an achievement swiftly repeated throughout [...]
Just thought I would let everyone know that the Laurel Aitken re-issues continue. Here is the tracklisting for “High Priest of Reggae” with bonus tracks.
1. Jesse James 2:42
2. Mr Popcorn 2:40
3. I Got To Have Your Love 2:43
4. (Sloop) John B 2:23
5. Shoo Bee Shoo Bee [...]
FROM TROJAN RECORDS WEBSITE:
May 2009 will be the 40th anniversary since Jamaica lost one of its best-loved sons, the legendary and tragic Don Drummond. As a tribute to one of the greatest trombonist the world has ever known, Trojan are making available once more the ‘Memorial Album’ that first saw issue on the label [...]
I’ve got another reissue note. The news hit weeks ago and I should have posted it then but as you can probably tell I’ve been very slack in getting this updated lately. I’m working to correct that. NOW TO THE NEWS.
Prince Buster has been releasing his material on less then steller JA pressings of [...]
Cherry Red Records out of the UK has reissued two Laurel Aitken albums, “Ska With Laurel” and “Says Fire” with loads of bonus tracks on each. As a HUGE fan of “El Padrino” The Godfather I am always excited when there is new releases and it’s been some time since there was. I’ll be picking [...]
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