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Double vinyl LP pressing. 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.
Double vinyl LP pressing. 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.
4050538768671
Rise Jamaica: Jamaican Independence Special (Various Artists)
Artist: Various Artists
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $35.98
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DISC: 1

1. Jamaican Radio Hits of '62 - Jamaican Radio Hits of '62
2. Al T. Joe - Rise Jamaica (Independence Time Is Here)
3. Jimmy Cliff - Miss Jamaica
4. Owen Gray - My One Desire
5. Drumbago's All Stars - Duck Soup
6. The Beltones - Gloria (Love)
7. Roy ; Patsy - My Happy Home
8. Derrick Morgan - the Hop
9. Derrick Morgan - Forward March
10. Lloyd Clarke - Good Morning
11. Don Drummond's Group - Twelve Minutes to Go
12. Jimmy Cliff - Hurricane Hattie
13. Owen Gray - Midnight Track
14. Derrick ; Patsy - Housewife's Choice
15. Lord Creator - Independent Jamaica
16. The Duke's Dubplates '62 - the Duke's Dubplates '62
17. Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group - Chick Chick
18. Stranger ; Ken - Power (Take 2)
19. Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group - As the Teardrops Fall
20. Cosmo ; Dennis - Baby Please Don't Go
21. Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group - Neck Tie (Take 2)
22. Hortense Ellis - Midnight Train (Take 1)
23. Duke Reid's All Stars - Herring Bone
24. Roland Alphonso ; Duke Reid's Group - Double Six
25. Stranger ; Patsy - This Is Love (Take 2)
26. Frank Cosmo - Have Mercy Baby
27. Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group - Honey Comb
28. Stranger ; Ken - Straight Home Aka I'm Going Home
29. Duke Reid's Group - Woodchopper's Ball (Take 2)
30. Cosmo ; Dennis - I'm Gone

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Double vinyl LP pressing. 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.
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