• 2×CD£14.99
      Out of stock
      • 1. Disc 1: Hit After Hit – Your A Big Girl Now (version 1)
      • 2. Your A Big Girl Now (version 3)
      • 3. Shaft
      • 4. Stranger On The Shore
      • 5. I’m Sorry
      • 6. Mexican Divorce
      • 7. People Make The World Go Round
      • 8. Everybody Plays The Fool
      • 9. I Wanna Go Home
      • 10. Melting Pot
      • 11. Ebony Eyes
      • 12. Do Your Thing
      • 13. Bonus Tracks – Why Can’t I Touch You
      • 14. Um-Ba-Ya
      • 15. Time Is Hard
      • 16. Everybody Just A Stall
      • 17. Am I Black Enough For You
      • 18. Fat Boy
      • 19. Lloyd Charmers Selection – Children Of The Night
      • 20. Stoned In Love
      • 21. It’s Too Late
      • 22. You Are Everything
      • 23. Disc 2: Everybody Plays The Fool – I Love The Way You Love (part 1)
      • 24. I Second That Emotion
      • 25. Make Way For The Young Folks
      • 26. Hide & Seek
      • 27. My Thing
      • 28. Tears Of A Clown
      • 29. Hang On Sloopy
      • 30. Queen Majesty
      • 31. La La At The End
      • 32. I Love The Way You Love (part 2)
      • 33. Bonus Track – Collie Stuff
      • 34. In Miami – Night And Day
      • 35. I Am A Man
      • 36. In The Rain
      • 37. Wandering
      • 38. Funky Buttercup
      • 39. Candy I’m So Doggone mixed Up
      • 40. Why Can’t We Live
      • 41. Drift Away
      • 42. Daniel
      • 43. Hit Me With The Music

      CD debut for “Hit After Hit” LP 10 tracks new to CD Includes some of Jamaica’s biggest hits from 1970 to 1975

      Soon after forming in the late Sixties, the Chosen Few became widely regarded as one the most accomplished harmony groups on the Jamaican music scene, as demonstrated by a series of hits for local producers, Derrick Harriott and ‘Prince’ Tony. A subsequent collaboration with Florida-based ex-pat, Noel Williams aka King Sporty spawned the reggae-funk masterpiece, ‘In Miami’ featuring backing from leading soul outfit K.C. & the Sunshine Band.

      The enduring popularity of the quartet, comprising Franklyn Spence and the three Browns – Busty, Noel and Errol – was demonstrated by the release of three acclaimed long players between 1973 and 1975, all of which were issued in the UK by the country’s premier Jamaican music record company, Trojan Records.

      This trio of albums form the basis of this superb collection of classic soulful reggae sounds, which is further enhanced by 11 bonus tracks from the period.

      Other Releases by The Chosen Few

      The Chosen FewI Love The Way You LoveRock A Shacka
      The Chosen Few’s 2nd album originally released in 1975 aka “Everybody Plays The Fool” full of killer soulful funk reggae J.A. style with cover versions...
      • The Chosen Few – I Love The Way You Love
      • The Chosen Few – Second That Emotion
      • The Chosen Few – Make Way For The Young Folks
      • The Chosen Few – Hide & Seek
      • The Chosen Few – Reggae Stuff
      • The Chosen Few – My Thing
      • The Chosen Few – Everybody Plays The Fool
      • The Chosen Few – Tears Of A Clown
      • The Chosen Few – Hang On Snoopy
      • The Chosen Few – Queen Majesty
      • The Chosen Few – La La At The End
      • The Chosen Few – I Love The Way You Love (Pt.2)
      • The Chosen Few – Children Of The Night (Bonus Track)
      • CD£20.00
        In stockAdd to Bag
      • LP (150g) + poster£26.99
        Out of stock

      Other Releases on Doctor Bird

      Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far IA.1. Dub / Cry Tuff Encounter Chapter IVDoctor Bird
      Two of the finest dub collections from the early 1980s A.1 Dub & Cry Tuff Dub Chapter IV both make their CD debuts Numerous tracks unavailable for decades Released...
      • DISC 1: A.1. Dub - Morwell Unlimited – Different Style
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – West Side Ranking
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Waterpump Skank
      • Cry Tuff Encounter Chapter IV - Prince Far I – Foundation Stepper
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Deadly Command
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Time Stone Turning
      • DISC 2: The Revoltionaries & Roots Radics In Fine Style – In Fine Style
      • Jammy's At The Control – Jammin' For Survival
      • David Isaacs – Just Like A Sea Version
      Roots Rock ReggaeDoctor Bird
      • 13 TRACKS PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE ON CD• INCLUDES 6 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED RECORDINGS• THE ALBUM’S FIRST GLOBAL REISSUE ON CD Originally released...
        The Full ExperienceLee 'Scratch' Perry PresentsDoctor Bird
        By the late Seventies, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry was at the height of his creative powers, producing a succession of spellbinding recordings from his compact...
          All Aboard THE C.N. EXPRESSRock Steady And Boss Reggae Sounds 1967-1968Doctor Bird
          Clancy Eccles influential rock steady and proto-reggae recordings provide the focus for this brand new collection. Recorded between mid-1967 and late...
            The UniquesAbsolutely The... UniquesDoctor Bird
            Comprising Keith ‘Slim’ Smith, Lloyd ‘Charmers’ Tyrell and Martin ‘Jimmy’ Riley, The Uniques enjoyed a run of hits on Jamaica’s national...
              • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£21.99
                Out of stock
              • CD£12.99
                In stockAdd to Bag
              John HoltLike A BoltDoctor Bird
              First issued in 1973, “Like A Bolt” is today widely regarded as one of the finest albums to showcase the inestimable talents of Jamaican singing legend,...
                Foolish Fool & Herbsman ReggaeDoctor Bird
                First official reissue of two classic 1970 Trojan albums Six tracks previously unreleased 25 tracks unavailable digitally. By the close of the Sixties,...
                  Clancy Eccles & The DynamitesFreedom / Fire CornerDoctor Bird
                  The dawning of the rock steady sound, late in 1966, eliminated the need for record producers to employ horn sections, a consequence of which was to significantly...
                    Hits Of '77Doctor Bird
                    Debut CD release of the popular Sonia Pottinger-produced long-player showcasing the island’s biggest reggae hits of 1977, performed by some of Kingston’s...
                      Linval ThompsonThe Trojan Dancehall Albums CollectionFt. Barrington Levy, Scientist, The Viceroys & Tristan PalmaDoctor Bird
                      At the close of the 1970s, a new, strident style of reggae developed that by the close of the year had supplanted the roots sound, continuing to dominate...
                      • DISC 1: Barrington Levy – Poor Man Style
                      • Linval Thompson – Don't Give Up
                      • Linval Thompson – Sensimelea
                      • Linval Thompson – I Can't Wait Too Long
                      • Scientist & Prince Jammy – Strike Back!
                      • Linval Thompson – Storming The Death Star
                      • Linval Thompson – Mission Impossible
                      • Linval Thompson – The Alien Aborts
                      • Linval Thompson – Settle Down 12" mix
                      • DISC 2: The Viceroys – We Must Unite
                      • Linval Thompson – Come Closer My Love
                      • Linval Thompson – Show Me Your Company
                      • Linval Thompson – We Must Unite
                      • Linval Thompson – Settle Down Girl
                      • Linval Thompson – My Love
                      • Linval Thompson – You're Too Young
                      • Linval Thompson – Don't Make Me Cry
                      Linval Thompson & The RevolutionariesNegrea Love Dub & Outlaw DubDoctor Bird
                      Today, almost half a century since its emergence in Jamaica, dub still continues to exert a profound influence upon popular music globally, although it...
                      • Negrea Love Dub – Rock Me In Dub
                      • Linval Thompson & The Revolutionaries – Channel One In Dub
                      • Linval Thompson & The Revolutionaries – Thompson In Dub
                      • Outlaw Dub – 79 Rock
                      • Linval Thompson & The Revolutionaries – Danger Rockers
                      • Linval Thompson & The Revolutionaries – African Free Up
                      Lord Tanamo & FriendsFestival Jump-Up (Expanded Edition)Doctor Bird
                      By the mid-1960s, ska was in full swing, but while the driving, energetic sound dominated Jamaica’s musical landscape, other genres, such as rhythm &...
                        You Can't Wine / Music Alone Shall LiveExpanded EditionDoctor Bird
                        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...
                          Linval ThompsonTrojan Roots Albums CollectionDoctor Bird
                          By the late Seventies, increasing numbers of Jamaican performers were turning their hand to studio production work, and of these few made the transition...
                            Derrick Morgan And His FriendsExpanded EditionDoctor Bird
                            The rock steady era that dominated Jamaica’s musical landscape between late-1966 and mid-1968 is today widely acknowledged as the most influential period...
                            • Derrick Morgan – Bad Luck On Me
                            • Derrick Morgan – Lagga Head
                            • Derrick Morgan & The Viceroys – Stumbling Block
                            • The Black Brothers – You've Been Saying Things
                            • Derrick Morgan & Pauline – Someone
                            • DISC TWO - Derrick Morgan – Gimme Back
                            • The Viceroys – Give It To Him
                            • Lloyd & Devon – Red Rum Ball
                            The UpsettersClint Eastwood / Many Moods Of "The Upsetters"Doctor Bird
                            By the close of the Sixties, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry was firmly established as one of Jamaica’s most popular and innovative producers. His frequently...
                            • The Upsetters – Return Of The Ugly
                            • The Upsetters – For A Few Dollars More
                            • The Upsetters – Clint Eastwood
                            • The Inspirations – Down In The Park
                            Derrick MorganMoon HopDoctor Bird
                            Among the first major recording stars to emerge in Jamaica, Derrick Seymour Morgan first made his mark in the studio in the late 1950s, becoming the island’s...
                            • Derrick Morgan – A Night At The Top
                            • Derrick Morgan – Man Pon Moon
                            • Derrick Morgan – Moon Hop
                            • Derrick Morgan – Return Of Jack Slade
                            Desmond DekkerDouble DekkerDoctor Bird
                            Making his mark on the international recording scene with a series of global hits in the late Sixties and early Seventies, Desmond Dekker enjoyed success...
                            • Desmond Dekker – It Miek
                            • Desmond Dekker – Look What They're Doing To Me
                            • Desmond Dekker – Please Don't Bend
                            • Desmond Dekker – My Reward
                            • Desmond Dekker – Little Darling
                            Greater JamaicaMoonwalk Reggae & Reggay At It's BestDoctor Bird
                            These two essential albums now form the basis of this set, which is further bolstered by an incredible 38 bonus tracks, many of which make their CD debut,...
                            • John Holt – Stealing Stealing
                            • Dave Barker – Lock Jaw
                            • Winston Wright – Moonlight Groover
                            • The Ethiopians – Quando Mi Amor
                            The EthiopiansReggae Power & Woman Capture ManDoctor Bird
                            Comprises two of the most sought-after LPs from the boss reggae era. After being formed by Leonard Dillon, Stephen Taylor and Aston ‘Charlie’ Morrison...
                              Desmond Dekker & The AcesAction! & IntensifiedDoctor Bird
                              ncludes three major UK hits: ‘Israelites’, ‘007’ and ‘Ah It Mek’ 50th anniversary release Most comprehensive release of the trio’s output...
                                Harry J. All StarsLiquidator (Expanded Edition)Doctor Bird
                                The seminal boss reggae instrumental collection is now further enhanced with a dozen bonus tracks from Harry Johnson’s eponymously named All Stars band.
                                  The UpsettersReturn Of Django / Eastwood Rides AgainDoctor Bird
                                  Two classic Trojan albums from the golden age of reggae produced by celebrated Jamaican producer, Lee 'Scratch' Perry
                                    VariousSoul Of Jamaica / Here Comes The Duke (Expanded Edition)Doctor Bird
                                    Two of the most collectable Trojan LPs ever issued,50th anniversary of both albums Features numerous tracks new to CD When Trojan Records was launched...
                                      Desmond DekkerYou Can Get It If You Really Want (Expanded Edition)Doctor Bird
                                      First ever CD issue of one of Trojan Records’ best-selling albums. Features three major UK hits: ‘You Can Get It If You Really Want’, ‘Pickney...
                                        Justin Hinds & The DominoesFrom Jamaica With ReggaeDoctor Bird
                                        First released in the mid-1970's to showcase the best and most recent recordings by the pioneering roots group, 'From Jamaica With Reggae' is presented...
                                          Hot Shots Of ReggaeVarious ArtistsDoctor Bird
                                          Expanded edition of the sought-after 1970 Trojan LP showcasing the hugely popular recordings of Jamaica's premier hit-maker, Leslie Kong.
                                            VariousDancing Down Orange StreetDoctor Bird
                                            NOW ON LIMITED VINYL..12 TRACKS FIRST EVER REISSUE OF ONE OF THE MOST COLLECTABLE REGGAE ALBUMS OF THE LATE 1960S• FEATURES SOME OF THE BIGGEST JAMAICAN...
                                            • Winson Delano Stewart – That's Life
                                            • Ken Boothe – Somewhere
                                            • The Melodians – Heartaches
                                            • Winson Delano Stewart – Tell Me Baby
                                            • The Conquerors – Look Pon You
                                            • Winson Delano Stewart – Let's Have Some Fun
                                            • The Beltones – Mary Mary
                                            • LP£22.99
                                              In stockAdd to Bag
                                            • CD£5.99
                                              Out of stock
                                            • CD£11.99
                                              Out of stock
                                            VariousGay FeetDoctor Bird
                                            Now on limited vinyl reissue...12 tracks. First ever reissue of a hugely collectable albumMany tracks new to CDIncludes many of the most sought-after...
                                              The KingstoniansFun GaloreDoctor Bird
                                              Killer double header rocksteady 1968 from The Kingstonians..don't miss the fun....
                                              • The Kingstonians – Fun Galore
                                              • The Kingstonians – Crime Don't Pay

                                              People also bought

                                              Sir J.J. SpecialJ.J. Johnson’s Ska And Rocksteady Productions 1966-68Doctor Bird
                                              Soon after embarking on a career as a record producer in 1966, record retailer and jukebox businessman Karl ‘J.J.’ Johnson, enjoyed a series of significant...
                                                • 2×CD£14.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                Omar-SFuck Resident AdvisorFXHE Records
                                                Putting the politics of the confrontational title aside, Detroit's Omar-S delivers a killer album of varied house and techno featuring John FM, OB Ignitt...
                                                • Omar-S – In My City
                                                • Omar-S – Don't Leave Me Standing Yeaa
                                                • Omar-S – Mell'like Boom Boom In'dair!
                                                • Omar-S – Washtenaw County Horn Section
                                                • Omar-S – You Gotta Beat The Clock
                                                • Omar-S – Simply
                                                • 2×LP£28.00
                                                  Out of stock
                                                KoffeeRapture E.P.Columbia
                                                Back in stock...At last, vinyl of Jamaica's newest rising star Koffee, with this 5 track E.P. featuring the killer tunes "Raggamuffin" & "Throne" "Rapture"...
                                                • Koffee – Throne
                                                • Koffee – Blazin
                                                • Koffee – Raggamuffin
                                                • Koffee – Rapture
                                                • Koffee – Toast
                                                • 12" EP£22.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                Jah9Note To SelfVP
                                                Deeply mystical, Jah9 has emerged from a chrysalis of poetry, dub and spirit to become a powerful femiNINE energy within a universal grassroots movement...
                                                • Jah9 – Heaven (Ready Fi Di Feeling)
                                                • Jah9 – Ma'at (Each Man)
                                                • Jah9 – Note To Self (Okay) ft. Chronixx
                                                • Jah9 – Field Trip (A Way) ft. Akala
                                                • Jah9 – Hey You
                                                • Jah9 – Highly (Get To Me)
                                                • Jah9 – You And I ft. Pressure Busspipe
                                                • Jah9 – Ready To Play ft. Tarrus Riley
                                                • Jah9 – Could It Be
                                                • LP£14.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                • CD£12.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                Lee Perry - The Black EmperorVol. 1 (Vocals) 7" Singles recorded at Black Ark StudioStudio 16
                                                Superb collection of rare 7" singles recorded at The Black Ark by Lee Perry between 1973 & 1979 featuring The Congos, Prince Jazzbo, Max Romeo, Junior...
                                                • Prince Jazzbo – Natty Past Through Rome
                                                • The Congos – Ark Of The Covernant
                                                • Devon Irons – Ketch Vampire
                                                • Leo Graham – Doctor Demand
                                                • James Booms – Psalms Twenty
                                                • Junior Byles – Dreader Locks
                                                • Bunny & Ricky – Freedom Fighter
                                                • Twin Roots – Know Love
                                                • Lee Perry & The Upsetters – Kiss Me Neck
                                                • Max Romeo – Fire Fe The Vatican
                                                • Debra Keese – Travelling
                                                • Keith Rowe – Groovy Situation
                                                Keith HudsonNuh Skin Up / Felt We Felt The StrainGreensleeves Records
                                                For the first time repressed is the Greensleeves 12-inch classic from 1979 with two roots anthems back to back. Deep and heavy extended workouts from 'The...
                                                • Keith Hudson – Nuh Skin Up
                                                • Keith Hudson – Felt We Felt The Strain
                                                Roscoe WeathersI'll RememberJazzman
                                                Roscoe Weathers is a jazzman who earned his chops the hard way, a sideman in smoky clubs from Memphis to Seattle, before finally settling in LA. He recorded...
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Poem For Anna
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Penny Whistle Montuna
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Yours Alone
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Afro Latin Junto II
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Root Flute
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Blue Flute
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – The Bob White Bird
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Echoes
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Dandelion Wine
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – Blue Cha Cha
                                                • Roscoe Weathers – I'll Remember Clover
                                                • LP£22.00
                                                  In stockAdd to Bag
                                                • CD£13.00
                                                  Out of stock
                                                Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far IA.1. Dub / Cry Tuff Encounter Chapter IVDoctor Bird
                                                Two of the finest dub collections from the early 1980s A.1 Dub & Cry Tuff Dub Chapter IV both make their CD debuts Numerous tracks unavailable for decades Released...
                                                • DISC 1: A.1. Dub - Morwell Unlimited – Different Style
                                                • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – West Side Ranking
                                                • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Waterpump Skank
                                                • Cry Tuff Encounter Chapter IV - Prince Far I – Foundation Stepper
                                                • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Deadly Command
                                                • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Time Stone Turning
                                                • DISC 2: The Revoltionaries & Roots Radics In Fine Style – In Fine Style
                                                • Jammy's At The Control – Jammin' For Survival
                                                • David Isaacs – Just Like A Sea Version
                                                Deutsche Elektronische Musik 4Experimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1971-83Soul Jazz Records
                                                This is the new instalment of Soul Jazz Records’ ground-breaking Deutsche Elektronische Musik series, ‘A near-definitive guide to some of the world's...
                                                • Alex – Patella Black
                                                • Klaus Weiss – Driving Sequences
                                                • Can – I'm So Green
                                                • Agitation Free – Laila, Part II
                                                • Deutsche Wertarbeit – Guten Abend, Leute
                                                • Amon Düül II – Wolf City
                                                • Michael Rother – Flammende Herzen
                                                • Klaus Weiss – Pink Sails
                                                • Virus – My Strand-Eyed Girl
                                                • Conrad Schnitzler – Ballet Statique
                                                • Kalacakra – Nearby Shiras
                                                • EMAK – Tanz In Den Himmel
                                                • Et Cetera – Mellodrama 2a
                                                • Between – Triumphzug Kaiser Maximilian I
                                                • Roedelius – Halmharfe
                                                • Dzyan – Dragonsong
                                                • Harmonia – Deluxe (Immer Wieder)
                                                • Günter Schickert – Suleika
                                                • Witthüser & Westrupp – Schöpfung (1. Mose 1)
                                                • 3×LP + Download Code £26.00
                                                  Expected 16 OctPreorder
                                                • 2×CD£13.00
                                                  Expected 16 OctPreorder
                                                Sharhabil AhmedThe King Of Sudanese JazzHabibi Funk
                                                Sharhabil Ahmed, the actual 'King of Sudanese Jazz' (he actually won that title in a competition in the early 1970s) sounds very different from what we...
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – Argos Farfish
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – El Bambi
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – Malak Ya Saly
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – Kamar Dawa
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – Zulum Aldunya
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – Aziza
                                                • Sharhabil Ahmed – Ya Shagini
                                                • LP£22.00
                                                  Out of stock
                                                • CD£14.00
                                                  Out of stock
                                                WaajuGrownOlindo Records
                                                Afro-Latin roots and UK jazz combine on 'Grown', the second album by London-based quintet Waaju. Fusing dexterous hand-percussion, hypnotic guitar riffs...
                                                • Waaju – Moleman
                                                • Waaju – Listening Glasses
                                                • Waaju – Rollando
                                                • Waaju – Time’s Got A Hold
                                                • Waaju – Wassoulou
                                                • Waaju – Grown
                                                Opa MuzikPassing ThruOpa Muzik
                                                Deep dark instrumental electronic dub from Finland, only 100 pressed on Orange vinyl.
                                                • Opa Muzik – Passing Thru
                                                • Opa Muzik – Passing Dub
                                                Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story 1975-1993Various ArtistsStrut
                                                Superb compilation bringing together classics and rarities from the seminal spiritual jazz and conscious soul label Black Fire, covering 1975 to 1993....
                                                  • 2×LP£26.00
                                                    Inc. a reprint of one of the three original Black Fire magazines
                                                    In stockAdd to Bag
                                                  • CD£12.00
                                                    Out of stock
                                                  SkipyardAs OneGangGangBoosh
                                                  New U.K. Roots and dub from Skipyard with dub version on the flip.
                                                  • Skipyard – As One
                                                  • Volcanic Ash – Valley Dub
                                                  Hamam House 5Various ArtistsHamam House
                                                  Awesome edits from the essential Hamam House label - twisted new wave, EBM and proto-house given the haman scrub!
                                                  • Awesome Orientalists From Europa – GDFI
                                                  • RFX – Ha-2-Da-Mam
                                                  • Oldschool Rider Rides East – Kara
                                                  • Moonoton – Ta Ta Ka Din A Tan
                                                  Ivan DubiousCrystal / AnswerNun.Ki.Rec
                                                  Wicked new electronic steppers from Ivan Dubious, limited clear vinyl version.
                                                  • Ivan Dubious – Crystal
                                                  • 7"£9.99
                                                    Out of stock
                                                  Phenomyna / StasisVinyle Inaugural Vol. 1Fencepiece
                                                  **Woah! UK techno classics - first time on vinyl! Limited copies available** Classic productions by UK techno legend Steve Pickton under his cult Phenomyna...
                                                  • Phenomyna – Travellor
                                                  • Phenomyna – From Afar
                                                  • Stasis – Tau
                                                  DeepsideTolerance EPF Communications
                                                  Reissue of this CLASSIC techno EP from Deepside aka Ludovic Navarre (St. Germain) from 1993! Joining the dots between Detroit and European techno, this...
                                                  • Deepside – French
                                                  • Deepside – IL
                                                  • Deepside – 111
                                                  • 12"£15.00
                                                    Out of stock