Skatalites & Friends

Phoenix City

 

2-CD SET
DISC 1
Let George Do It – Duke Reid’s Group
Yard Broom - Roland Alphonso & Don Drummond
Back Beat - Roland Alphonso
Strolling In - The Duke Reid Band
Sailing On – Don Drummond & Roland Alphonso
Apanga - Tommy McCook
One More Time - Lloyd Brevet
J.F.K.’s Memory - Don Drummond & Tommy McCook
Musical Communion - Baba Brooks & Tommy McCook
Spider - Don Drummond & Baba Brooks
(Straighten Up And) Fly Right - Roland Alphonso & Baba Brooks
Spitfire - Don Drummond
Dreadnaught - Baba Brooks & Roland Alphonso
Boat Ride - Baba Brooks & The Skatalites
Eastern Standard Time - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Feeling Fine - Roland Alphonso
Musical Storeroom - Frank Anderson & Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Green Island - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Twelve Minutes To Go - Tommy McCook & The Skatalites
Garden On Love - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Sandy Gulley - Roland Alphonso
Corner Stone (aka A Trip To Mars) - Roland Alphonso & The Skatalites
Cool Smoke - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Silver Dollar - Don Drummond & Roland Alphonso
Good News - The Skatalies
Street Corner - The Skatalites
Melody Jamboree - Don Drummond & Baba Brooks
Disc 2
(Music Is My) Occupation - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Cotton Tree (aka Knockout Punch) - Tommy McCook & The Skatalites
Doctor Decker - Don Drummond & The Baba Brooks Band
Around The World - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Latin Goes Ska - Lester Sterling & The Skatalites
Don De Lion - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Alipang (aka Alley Pang aka Apanga) - Roland Alphonso & Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Thoroughfare (aka Treasure Isle) - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Guns Of Navarone - Roland Alphonso & The Skatalites
Dragon Weapon - Baba Brooks & The Skatalies
Mesopotania - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Burning Torch - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Stampede - Don Drummond & Baba Brooks & The Skatalites
Man In The Street - Don Drummond & The Skatalites
Duck Soup - Cuttings with Baba Brooks & His Band
Independence Ska - Lyn Taitt & The Baba Brooks Band
Guns Fever - The Baba Brooks Band
Girl’s Town Ska - The Baba Brooks Band
Nuclear Weapon - Roland Alphonso & The Baba Brooks Band
University Goes Ska - Don Drummond
Vitamin A - The Baba Brooks Band
Teenage Ska - The Baba Brooks Band
Lucky Seven - Don Drummond & Baba Brooks
James Bond - Roland Alphonso & The Soul Brothers
Special Event - Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
Alley Cat Ska - Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
Phoenix City - Roland Alphonso & The Soul Brothers

The first CD in this 2CD set (54 tracks) has many early Skatalite tracks not readily available. This would be a good starter for a new Skatalites collector, not much apart from the first CD for the seasoned collector. A nice package from Trojan TJCCD160.

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