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  • First digital release of long lost 1966 LP
  • Includes 34 tracks new to CD
  • Features some of Jamaica’s biggest Ska artists

Originally scheduled for release in 1966 by leading AfroCaribbean music specialists, R&B Records, “The Ska From Jamaica” album remained lost for well over half a century before the ¼” master tape was finally discovered in the Trojan archives earlier this year. Featuring tracks by numerous talents now widely regarded as Jamaican legends, the LP showcased the work of leading producer, Lindon Pottinger, comprising a dozen top quality tracks from his Gaydisc/SEP catalogue that first saw issue in the UK on R&B’s venerated Ska Beat label between 1964 and ’66.

The album finally saw release on vinyl as an extremely limited Record Store Day release in August and with this 2CD set has been expanded to include a further 47 Pottinger-produced recordings.

With over 30 tracks unavailable on any format since the Sixties and virtually all other tracks unavailable for decades, the collection is a ska fan’s dream and in combination with the companion volume, “Festival Jump Up” (DBCDD046), presents the opportunity to discover and enjoy the most popular works of one of the most influential, yet underrated, record producers in Jamaican music history.

Track List:

DISC ONE: THE SKA FROM JAMAICA

1. THE SKA (FROM JAMAICA) – Jackie Estick
2. LET’S JUMP – The Maytals
3. WHAT HAVE I DONE – Winston Samuels
4. SAMMY NO DEAD – Clancy Eccles
5. CLING TO ME – Horrell Dawkins
6. SKA MARY – Bobby Aitken & The Carib-Beats
7. MONKEY SKA – Derrick Harriott
8. TIME WILL TELL – Winston Samuels
9. PARADISE – Roy Shirley & Ken
10. DOREEN – Ben Levy *
11. TOO LATE – Lloyd & Glen
12. WAYWARD SKA – Lloyd Brevett

BONUS TRACKS
13. BE PREPARED – Winston Samuels *
14. DRY WEATHER HOUSE – Count Lasher *
15. I DON’T NEED YOUR LOVE – Chuck & Dobby
16. KEEP SMILING – Ben Levy *
17. JOY AND JEAN – The Maytals *
18. LO-KI – Winston Richards *
19. MY BEST FRIEND – The Charmers *
20. STOP KNOCKING – Roy & Yvonne *
21. MISS IDA – Clancy Eccles *
22. MY BRIDE TO BE – Winston Samuels
23. SEED YOU SOW – Clive Bonnie
24. NEVER KNEW LOVE – Ben Levy *
25. WHAT IS KATTY – King Rocky *
26. BUTTERFLY – Horrell Dawkins
27. NEVER AGAIN – Winston Samuels *
28. YOUR LOVE – Jimmy James *
29. TELL ME – Roy & Yvonne *
30. CHELIP CHELIP – Bobby Aitken & The Carib Beats *

DISC TWO: THE SKA IS HERE TO STAY

1. SKA IS HERE TO STAY – Karl Bryan
2. UP AND DOWN – Winston Samuels
3. CALLING – Roy & Ken
4. DERRICK! – Derrick Harriott
5. TRIBUTE TO SOBERS – Count Lasher *
6. SCARAMOUCHE – Bobby Aiken & The Carib Beats
7. ROAM JERUSALEM – Clancy Eccles *
8. YOU’RE MY ANGEL – Winston Samuels *
9. MY DARLING – The Maytals *
10. DAISY – Jackie Estick *
11. FUNNY – Winston Grennon *
12. COME WHAT MAY – Winston Samuels *
13. A TEENAGER’S PRAYER – Dobby Dobson *
14. RASCAL BOY – Lord Creator *
15. DON’T DO THAT – Clancy Eccles *
16. I’M SORRY – Winston Samuels *
17. MATTIE RAG – Baba Brooks *
18. JERICHO WALL – Ezekial Brown *
19. LIVE AND LET OTHERS LIVE – Lloyd & Glen *
20. I’LL MAKE YOU GLAD – Ben Levy *
21. THUNDER BALL – The Originators *
22. TURN ON THE LIGHTS – Winston Grennan *
23. BROKEN HEARTED – Winston Samuels *
24. MY BLUE ROSE – Dobby Dobson *
25. GUNS TOWN – Clancy Eccles
26. HOT IRON – The Originators
27. RUDIES GIVE UP – Lloyd & Glen
28. FAST MOUTH – The Cables
29. ORANGE STREET SPECIAL – Bobby Aitken & The Carib Beats
* Tracks new to CD

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DISC ONE: THE SKA FROM JAMAICA

1. THE SKA (FROM JAMAICA) - Jackie Estick
2. LET'S JUMP - The Maytals
3. WHAT HAVE I DONE - Winston Samuels
4. SAMMY NO DEAD - Clancy Eccles
5. CLING TO ME - Horrell Dawkins
6. SKA MARY - Bobby Aitken & The Carib-Beats
7. MONKEY SKA - Derrick Harriott
8. TIME WILL TELL - Winston Samuels
9. PARADISE - Roy Shirley & Ken
10. DOREEN - Ben Levy *
11. TOO LATE - Lloyd & Glen
12. WAYWARD SKA - Lloyd Brevett

BONUS TRACKS
13. BE PREPARED - Winston Samuels *
14. DRY WEATHER HOUSE - Count Lasher *
15. I DON'T NEED YOUR LOVE - Chuck & Dobby
16. KEEP SMILING - Ben Levy *
17. JOY AND JEAN - The Maytals *
18. LO-KI - Winston Richards *
19. MY BEST FRIEND - The Charmers *
20. STOP KNOCKING - Roy & Yvonne *
21. MISS IDA - Clancy Eccles *
22. MY BRIDE TO BE - Winston Samuels
23. SEED YOU SOW - Clive Bonnie
24. NEVER KNEW LOVE - Ben Levy *
25. WHAT IS KATTY - King Rocky *
26. BUTTERFLY - Horrell Dawkins
27. NEVER AGAIN - Winston Samuels *
28. YOUR LOVE - Jimmy James *
29. TELL ME - Roy & Yvonne *
30. CHELIP CHELIP - Bobby Aitken & The Carib Beats *

DISC TWO: THE SKA IS HERE TO STAY

1. SKA IS HERE TO STAY - Karl Bryan
2. UP AND DOWN - Winston Samuels
3. CALLING - Roy & Ken
4. DERRICK! - Derrick Harriott
5. TRIBUTE TO SOBERS - Count Lasher *
6. SCARAMOUCHE - Bobby Aiken & The Carib Beats
7. ROAM JERUSALEM - Clancy Eccles *
8. YOU’RE MY ANGEL - Winston Samuels *
9. MY DARLING - The Maytals *
10. DAISY - Jackie Estick *
11. FUNNY - Winston Grennon *
12. COME WHAT MAY - Winston Samuels *
13. A TEENAGER'S PRAYER - Dobby Dobson *
14. RASCAL BOY - Lord Creator *
15. DON’T DO THAT - Clancy Eccles *
16. I'M SORRY - Winston Samuels *
17. MATTIE RAG - Baba Brooks *
18. JERICHO WALL - Ezekial Brown *
19. LIVE AND LET OTHERS LIVE - Lloyd & Glen *
20. I'LL MAKE YOU GLAD - Ben Levy *
21. THUNDER BALL - The Originators *
22. TURN ON THE LIGHTS - Winston Grennan *
23. BROKEN HEARTED - Winston Samuels *
24. MY BLUE ROSE - Dobby Dobson *
25. GUNS TOWN - Clancy Eccles
26. HOT IRON - The Originators
27. RUDIES GIVE UP - Lloyd & Glen
28. FAST MOUTH - The Cables
29. ORANGE STREET SPECIAL - Bobby Aitken & The Carib Beats
* Tracks new to CD