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Cat:TJDLP604     Barcode:4050538768671

2LP Green/Yellow Vinyls

Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962 …

Record Label: Trojan

Format: Album

Genre: Reggae & Ska

Release Date: 05/08/2022

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Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962.

The first of the two discs focuses on the biggest home-grown sellers of the year, featuring ska and R&B hits by such celebrated foundation artists as Jimmy Cliff, Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray and Don Drummond, while he second disc comprises previously unissued recordings, produced by the country’s leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.

Track Listing

Side A

  1. Independence Time Is Here (Rise Jamaica) – Al T. Joe
  2. Miss Jamaica – Jimmy Cliff
  3. My One Desire – Owen Gray
  4. Duck Soup – Drumbago’s All-Stars
  5. Gloria Love – The Beltones
  6. My Happy Home – Roy Panton & Patsy Todd
  7. The Hop – Derrick Morgan

Side B

  1. Forward March – Derrick Morgan
  2. Good Morning – Lloyd Clarke
  3. Twelve Minutes To Go – Don Drummond’s Group
  4. Hurricane Hattie – Jimmie Cliff
  5. Midnight Track – Owen Gray
  6. Housewife’s Choice – Derrick & Patsy
  7. Indepentent Jamaica – Lord Creator

Side C

  1. Chick Chick – Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid’s Group
  2. Power (take 2) – Stranger & Ken
  3. As Teardrops Fall – Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid’s Group
  4. Baby Please Don’t Go – Cosmo & Dennis
  5. Neck Tie (take 2) – Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid’s Group
  6. Midnight Train (take 1) – Hortense Ellis
  7. Herring Phone – The Duke Reid All Stars

Side D

  1. Double Six – Roland Alphonso & Duke Reid’s Group
  2. This Is Love (take 2) – Stranger & Patsy
  3. Have Mercy Baby – Frank Cosmo
  4. Honey Comb – Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid’s Group
  5. Straight Home aka I’m Going Home – Stranger & Ken
  6. Woodchoppers Ball (Mellow Champagne) (take 2) – Duke Reid’s Group
  7. I’m Gone – Cosmo & Dennis
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