The Skatalites at Studio One Collectors 7" Box Set Independence Ska and The Far East SoundOriginal Ska Sounds From The Skatalites 1963-65

Soul Jazz Records
Don Drummond and Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd in the studio
  • 1. The Skatalites – Guns Of Navarone
  • 2. The Skatalites – Suavito
  • 3. The Skatalites – Russian Ska Fever
  • 4. The Skatalites – El Pussycat
  • 5. The Skatalites – Coolie Boy
  • 6. The Skatalites – Surplus
  • 7. The Wailers – Tell Them Lord
  • 8. The Skatalites – Further East
  • 9. The Skatalites – Independent Anniversary Ska
  • 10. The Skatalites – King Solomon

LAST COPIES!!!!! - GOING,GOING ........

Unique new Soul Jazz Records’ Collectors Limited-Edition  7-inch box set special edition release  from the greatest ska band of all time!

Ten stone-cold classic, killer tracks from Studio One, brought together here on this one-off pressing limited-edition box set containing five mighty seven-inch singles which bring together seminal, rare and classic tunes collected together here for the first time ever.

The Skatalites were the definitive Jamaican group, who first came together in Kingston in the late 1950s and featured the acknowledged finest musicians in the country - Tommy McCook Rolando Alphonso Lester Sterling, Lloyd Brevett Lloyd Knibb, Don Drummond, Jah Jerry Haynes, Jackie Mittoo, Johnny Moore and Jackie Opel. 

In 1963 they became the house band at Clement 'Sir Cosxone' Dodd's newly opened Studio One at 13 Brentford Road. The group played on every song cut at the studio, backing the greatest singers of the day - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Ken Boothe, Toots and The Maytals - as well as recording some of the finest instrumental music ever made under their own name.

Here is a selection of some of their finest and hardest-to-find cuts made at Studio One between 1963-65. 

This unique box-set edition is only available as a one-off pressing especially for Record Store Day 2016.

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