Dancehall 2 - Album The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall Culture

Soul Jazz Records
  • 1. Lone Ranger – Barnabas Collins
  • 2. Nicodemus – Dog Is Better Than Gun
  • 3. Johnny Osbourne and Papa Tullo – Rock And Come On Ya
  • 4. Ini Kamoze – Trouble You A Trouble Me
  • 5. Half Pint – One Big Ghetto
  • 6. Yellowman – Sensemilla
  • 7. Shabba Ranks – Respect
  • 8. Trinity – Vampire
  • 9. Barry Brown – Two House Department
  • 10. Madoo – Have You Ever Been To Heaven
  • 11. Early B – History Of Jamaica
  • 12. Papa San – Money A Fe Circle
  • 13. Tiger – When
  • 14. Welton Irie – Bill Fold Wa You Fa
  • 15. General Trees – Everything So So So So
  • 16. Johnny Osbourne – Trench Town School
  • 17. Edi Fitzroy – The Gun
  • 18. Anthony Johnson – Strictly Rub A Dub
  • 19. Jah Thomas & Radics – Saying Dub
  • 20. Professor Nuts – Ina De Bus
  • 21. Errol Scorcher – Roach In De Corner
  • 22. Triston Palma – Collie Man
  • 23. Barry Brown – Tourist Season
  • 24. Buju Banton – Massa God World A Run

This is the second in the series of Soul Jazz Records’ ‘Dancehall’ series featuring the A-Z of Dancehall’s finest moments. A mammoth two-CD pack and two heavyweight double-album vinyl additions featuring killer tracks back-to-back from the finest Dancehall artists ever! Yellowman, Shabba Ranks, Lone Ranger, Buju Banton, Trinity, Johnny Osbourne, Half Pint and many more.

Compiled and with extensive sleeve-notes by Steve Barrow (author of Rough Guide to Reggae) .

‘Dancehall’ is an absolutely essential guide to the music featuring classic tracks and super-rare cuts, all-important in the world of Dancehall. Lovingly compiled by Steve Barrow (author of Rough Guide to Reggae/ founder of Blood & Fire Records), the album also comes with extensive sleeve-notes all in Soul Jazz Records distinctive packaging.

Alongside all this are more of the amazing photographs of Beth Lesser, first featured in the book ‘Dancehall’ recently published on Soul Jazz Records. Since its release ‘Dancehall’ has quickly become the bible of Dancehall history and the artists and music that make the music.

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