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• Featuring two of the most collectable early reggae LPs of all time
• Both albums new to CD
• Includes some of the biggest Jamaican hits of the late Sixties and early Seventies

Among those at the vanguard of the reggae explosion that took the music world by storm in the late Sixties and early Seventies was performer-turned producer, Rupie Edwards.

Having launched the aptly named Success Records in 1968, his productions regularly graced the local charts, with the popularity of his work prompting Britain’s leading reggae company, Trojan Records to gather a dozen of his best-known productions on the now extremely collectable 1970 LP, “You Can’t Wine”.

Soon after, the London-based operation scheduled a follow-up compilation, “Music Alone Shall Live”, but for reasons now lost in the mists of time, the album failed to receive an official UK release, only seeing issue in limited numbers in Jamaica.

Now, after almost half a century, both of these insanely rare and collectable long-players finally receive their long overdue re-release, with their contents further bolstered by the very best of Rupie Edwards’ remaining output from the period.

TRACKLISTING

DISC ONE: YOU CAN’T WINE
1. YOU CAN’T WINE – The Kingstonians
2. GRANDFATHER’S CLOCK – Winston Wright & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
3. THE WAY I FEEL – Bob Andy
4. THE BIG SIN THING – Lloyd Charmers & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
5. LOVE IS THE FOUNDATION – Lloyd & Devon
6. UNCERTAIN LOVE – Rupie Edwards
7. A TASTE OF MUSIC – Lloyd Charmers & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
8. I CAN’T HELP MYSELF – Lloyd Charmers & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
9. I NEED YOUR LOVING – The Concords
10. THE MASQUERADE IS OVER – Dobby Dobson
11. THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN – Winston Wright & The Soul Kings
12. EACH DAY – Gregory Isaacs
BONUS TRACKS
13. YOUR NEW LOVE – Dobby Dobson
14. HIGH TIDE – Val Bennett & The Virtues
15. LOVE IS A WONDERFUL WICKED THING – Rupie, Bob & Tyrone
16. I WASN’T BORN YESTERDAY – Dobby Dobson
17. LET ME LOVE YOU – Rupie Edwards
18. CRAZY – Dobby Dobson
19. CHATTY CHATTY – The Itals
20. I CAN’T FORGET – Rupie Edwards
21. POP HI – Neville Hinds & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
22. MAN AND WOMAN – John Holt
23. PROMOTOR’S GROUSE – Rupie Edwards
24. STRANGE – Dobby Dobson
25. FALLING IN LOVE – Rupie Edwards
26. OH LORD WHY LORD – The Itals
27. YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK – Neville Hinds & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
28. EXCLUSIVELY YOURS – Rupie Edwards
29. SOULING WAY OUT – Glen Adams & The Rupie Edwards All Stars

DISC TWO: MUSIC ALONE SHALL LIVE
1. MUSIC ALONE SHALL LIVE – The Meditators
2. SINCE THE OTHER DAY – Joe White
3. WHEN YOU GO TO A PARTY – The Meditators
4. FULL MOON – The Rupie Edwards All Stars
5. THIS IS THE TIME – Joe White
6. EVERY TIME – The Itals
7. GOOD MORNING MOTHER CUBA – The Meditators
8. SHARPEN YA MACHETE – Winston Wright & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
9. TOO LATE – Gregory Isaacs
10. BUTTOO – The Concords
11. HERBERT SPLIFFINGTON – Winston Blake
12. LONG LOST LOVE – Rupie Edwards
BONUS TRACKS
13. CONJUNCTION – Neville Hinds & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
14. THE BIG M THING – Winston Blake
15. IF YOU CAN’T BEAT THEM – Rupie Edwards
16. YOUNG GAL MELODY – Karl Bryan & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
17. RED SUN RISE – Hughroy Henry & The Concords
18. LOOK WHO BUST A STYLE – The Meditators
19. BEE STING – The Rupie Edwards All Stars
20. FAT GIRL, SEXY GIRL – John Holt
21. HANDICAP – Rupie Edwards
22. REVENGE VERSION II – The Rupie Edwards All Stars
23. CRY A LITTLE CRY – Dobby Dobson
24. DON’T LET ME SUFFER – The Concords
25. RETURN OF HERBERT SPLIFFINGTON – Winston Blake
26. I’M GONNA GET THERE – Joe White
27. YOUR NEW LOVE – Neville Hinds
28. CENSUS TAKER – Rupie Edwards

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TRACKLISTING

DISC ONE: YOU CAN’T WINE
1. YOU CAN'T WINE - The Kingstonians
2. GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK - Winston Wright & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
3. THE WAY I FEEL - Bob Andy
4. THE BIG SIN THING - Lloyd Charmers & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
5. LOVE IS THE FOUNDATION - Lloyd & Devon
6. UNCERTAIN LOVE - Rupie Edwards
7. A TASTE OF MUSIC - Lloyd Charmers & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
8. I CAN'T HELP MYSELF - Lloyd Charmers & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
9. I NEED YOUR LOVING - The Concords
10. THE MASQUERADE IS OVER - Dobby Dobson
11. THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Winston Wright & The Soul Kings
12. EACH DAY - Gregory Isaacs
BONUS TRACKS
13. YOUR NEW LOVE - Dobby Dobson
14. HIGH TIDE - Val Bennett & The Virtues
15. LOVE IS A WONDERFUL WICKED THING - Rupie, Bob & Tyrone
16. I WASN'T BORN YESTERDAY - Dobby Dobson
17. LET ME LOVE YOU - Rupie Edwards
18. CRAZY - Dobby Dobson
19. CHATTY CHATTY - The Itals
20. I CAN'T FORGET - Rupie Edwards
21. POP HI - Neville Hinds & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
22. MAN AND WOMAN - John Holt
23. PROMOTOR'S GROUSE - Rupie Edwards
24. STRANGE - Dobby Dobson
25. FALLING IN LOVE - Rupie Edwards
26. OH LORD WHY LORD - The Itals
27. YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK - Neville Hinds & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
28. EXCLUSIVELY YOURS - Rupie Edwards
29. SOULING WAY OUT - Glen Adams & The Rupie Edwards All Stars

DISC TWO: MUSIC ALONE SHALL LIVE
1. MUSIC ALONE SHALL LIVE - The Meditators
2. SINCE THE OTHER DAY - Joe White
3. WHEN YOU GO TO A PARTY - The Meditators
4. FULL MOON - The Rupie Edwards All Stars
5. THIS IS THE TIME - Joe White
6. EVERY TIME - The Itals
7. GOOD MORNING MOTHER CUBA - The Meditators
8. SHARPEN YA MACHETE - Winston Wright & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
9. TOO LATE - Gregory Isaacs
10. BUTTOO - The Concords
11. HERBERT SPLIFFINGTON - Winston Blake
12. LONG LOST LOVE - Rupie Edwards
BONUS TRACKS
13. CONJUNCTION - Neville Hinds & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
14. THE BIG M THING - Winston Blake
15. IF YOU CAN’T BEAT THEM - Rupie Edwards
16. YOUNG GAL MELODY - Karl Bryan & The Rupie Edwards All Stars
17. RED SUN RISE - Hughroy Henry & The Concords
18. LOOK WHO BUST A STYLE - The Meditators
19. BEE STING - The Rupie Edwards All Stars
20. FAT GIRL, SEXY GIRL - John Holt
21. HANDICAP - Rupie Edwards
22. REVENGE VERSION II - The Rupie Edwards All Stars
23. CRY A LITTLE CRY - Dobby Dobson
24. DON'T LET ME SUFFER - The Concords
25. RETURN OF HERBERT SPLIFFINGTON - Winston Blake
26. I'M GONNA GET THERE - Joe White
27. YOUR NEW LOVE - Neville Hinds
28. CENSUS TAKER - Rupie Edwards