Various Soul Of Jamaica / Here Comes The Duke (Expanded Edition)

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      • 1. Joya Landis – Angel Of The Morning
      • 2. Alton Ellis – Willow Tree
      • 3. Tommy McCook – Heat Wave
      • 4. Phyllis Dillon – Out The Light
      • 5. The Paragons – My Best Girl
      • 6. Tommy McCook – The World Needs Love
      • 7. Alton Ellis – I Can't Stand It
      • 8. Phyllis Dillon – Long Time
      • 9. Tommy McCook – Ride M Donkey
      • 10. Alton Ellis – Love Letters
      • 11. The Jamaicans – Woman Go Home
      • 12. Tommy McCook – Flying Home
      • 13. + 14 Bonus Tracks
      • 15. Ken Parker – True True True
      • 16. The Techniques – Run Come Celebrate
      • 17. The Gladiators – Sweet Soul Music
      • 18. Joya Landis – Kansas City
      • 19. The Termites – Love Up Kiss Up
      • 20. The Soul Lads – Funny
      • 21. Tommy McCook – Regay
      • 22. Tommy McCook – Second Fiddle
      • 23. Dandy Simpson – Mary Poppins
      • 24. Tommy McCook – Soul Remedy
      • 25. The Techniques – I'm In The Mood For Love
      • 26. The Soul Lads – I'm Yours Forever
      • 27. + 14 Bonus Tracks

      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 in the summer of 1968, the productions of Arthur ‘Duke’ Reid’s Treasure Isle Records dominated Jamaica’s musical landscape, spurring the newly formed London-based company to hastily secure exclusive UK rights to this esteemed catalogue.

      There followed a series of popular singles and two superb albums that provide the bulk of this 2CD set. Showcasing the talents of some of the giants of the rock steady era, the recordings, all issued during the latter half of ’68, demonstrate just why the Duke is widely regarded as the king of the rock steady sound.

      With many of these tracks unavailable for decades, this 52 track collection provides essential listening for fans of Duke Reid’s distinctive Treasure Isle rock steady sound, which remains just as appealing today as it was when first created some 50 years ago!

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