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Various - The Birth Of Trojan - Duke Reid Rocksteady 1967 Album

Performer: Various
Genre: Reggae
Title: The Birth Of Trojan - Duke Reid Rocksteady 1967
Country: UK
Released: 2002
Style: Rocksteady
Label: Trojan Records
Catalog Number: TJACD034
FLAC version ZIP size: 2422 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1045 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2046 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 746


1The JamaicansDedicate My Song To You
Written-By – Maufield
2Tony & DennisFolk Song
Arranged By – ReidWritten By – Trad.
3Oliver St. Patrick & Phyllis DillonTulips (From Heaven)
Written-By – Reid
4Alton EllisAin't That Loving You
Written-By – Jones, Banks
5The Three TopsIt's Raining
Written-By – Reid
6Roland Alphonso & The SupersonicsNever To Be Mine (O Solo Mio)
Written-By – Schroeder, Capua, Gold
7Tommy McCook & The SupersonicsSir Don
Written-By – Reid
8Tommy McCook & The SupersonicsTommy's Rocksteady
Written-By – McCook
9The JamaicansHow Can I Unlove You
Written-By – South
10Alton EllisWhy Birds Follow Spring
Written-By – Ellis
11The Three TopsThe Sound Of Music
Written-By – Cameron
12Duke Reid's All StarsJudge Sympathy
Written-By – Reid
13Phyllis DillonMake Me Yours
Written-By – Swann
14Oliver St. Patrick & The Diamonds I Want To Be Loved (I Need You)
Written-By – Reid
15Dobby Dobson(I'm A) Loving Pauper
Written-By – Ralph
16Phyllis DillonThis Is A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
Written-By – Adamson, McHugh
17Phyllis DillonA Thing Of The Past
Written-By – Brass, Levine
18Tommy McCook & The SupersonicsZazuka
Written-By – McCook
19Phyllis DillonLeave It In The Hands Of Love
Written-By – DeMell, De Santo
20Tommy McCook & The SupersonicsStarry Night
Written By – Williams, Williams
21Freddie McKayLove Is A Treasure
Written-By – McKay
22Tommy McCook & The SupersonicsSoul Rock
Written-By – McCook


  • Compiled ByLaurence Cane-Honeysett
  • Coordinator [Project Co-ordinator]Joe Smith
  • DesignShernette Daly
  • Liner NotesHarry Hawke
  • Other [Concieved By] – John Reed
  • ProducerDuke Reid


All tracks (P) 1967 except tracks 17, 18, 21, 22 (P) 1968


  • Barcode: 5050159903429
  • Label Code: LC 6448


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.


Compra vinili e CD e completa la tua Collezione. From the Liner Notes: Although seemingly inconsequential at the time, July 28th 1967 proved to be a momentous date in the history of Jamaican music. For it was on that day that Island Records, one of the UK's leading record companies launched a label that would come to symbolise and forever be associated with the style that was to make Jamaica a musical superpower. TJACD034 2002. you have the artwork for this album Add artwork. Do you know any background info about this album. The Jamaicans were a Jamaican rocksteady vocal group formed in 1967 and disbanded in 1972. Mostly known for the songs Ba Ba Boom that won the Island's Festival Song Contest in 1967 and Things You Say You Love produced by Arthur Duke Reid for Treasure Isle. The Jamaicans Tommy Cowan, Norris Weir, Martin Williams burst on the scene in 1967 by winning the second Jamaican Festival song contest with a bit of nonsensical rocksteady called Ba Ba Boom, a piece that had been written by Cowan and Weir. Do you like this album Leave a review. In the Know. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop Wipe Out June 22, 1963. RIFFd: Nas Nasir. Various Artists. The Birth of Trojan. Treasure Isle's Duke Reid helped set up Trojan Records in 1967 as a singles outlet for his imprint's releases in the U. This was at the peak of Jamaica's rocksteady era, and although Trojan was short-lived as a singles label, lasting only a year, it helped establish a foothold for Jamaican music in Britain. Its Rockin Time features sixteen rock steady cuts, produced by Duke Reid at the Treasure Isle Studios in 1967 and 1968. Whether instrumental or vocal, this is good Jamaican beach music, relaxed and seductively melodious. Tommy McCook & the Supersonics weigh in with four instrumental tracks, highlighted by Indian Love Call, with its snake-charming horns. Their makeover of the New Vaudeville Band's Winchester Cathedral into Train to Ska-thedral is a good blow to the funnybone. The Techniques and the Melodians sing some tight, soulful har. Arthur Duke Reid CD 21 July 1915 1 January 1975 was a Jamaican record producer, DJ and label owner. He ran one of the most popular sound systems of the 1950s called Duke Reid's the Trojan after the British-made trucks used to transport the equipment. In the 1960s, Reid founded record label Treasure Isle, named after his liquor store, that produced ska and rocksteady music. He was still active in the early 1970s, working with toaster U-Roy. He died in early 1975 after having suffered from a. Judge Sympathy - Duke Reid's All Stars. Never To Be Mine O Solo Mio - Roland Alphonso, The Supersonics. Folk Song - Arthur Duke Reid, Trad. Tony & Dennis. Starry Night - Williams, Tommy McCook & The Supersonics. It's Raining - The Three Tops. The Sound Of Music - The Three Tops. Ain't That Loving You - Alton Ellis. Tommy's Rocksteady - Tommy McCook & The Supersonics. I Want To Be Loved I Need You - The Diamonds, Oliver St. Tulips From Heaven - Phyllis Dillon, Oliver St. This Is A Lovely Way To Spend An Eve. Duke Reid's All Stars - Judge Sympathy. Roland Alphonso & The Supersonics - Never To Be Mine. Various Rock Steady Hits 1967-1969 CD. Various Premium Stars: The Very Best Of 5 Years Germaican Records 1999-2004 CD. Various No Man Is An Island Rhythm CD. Various Champions In Reggae Volume 1 CD. Various Greensleeves Rhythm Album: World Jam World A MusicWelcome To Jamrock Rhythm CD. Related best sellers: more. Disc IDs 0. Type: Album Compilation. Status: Official