Out Of Many 50 Years Of Reggae Music

VP Records
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To mark the momentous occasion of the 50th anniversary of Jamaican independence, record labels have been scouring their vaults to compile celebratory items. VP Records introductory 3-CD box set gives a cursory exploration of the evolution of the music, and weighs in heavier on the dancehall side of things.

Disc 1

  1. Independent Jamaica – Lord Creator (1962)
  2. Blow Roland Blow – Joanne Gordon/ Roland Alphonso (1963)
  3. Malcolm X – The Skatalites (1964)
  4. Mouth A Massy – Alton Ellis (1965)
  5. Take It Easy – Hopeton Lewis (1966)
  6. Ba Ba Boom – The Jamaicans (1967)
  7. Such Is Life – Lord Creator (1968)
  8. Love The Reggay – Gaylads (1969)
  9. Love Of The Common People – Nicky Thomas (1970)
  10. Cherry Oh Baby – Eric Donaldson (1971)
  11. Java – Augustus Pablo (1972)
  12. Westbound Train – Dennis Brown (1973)
  13. Everything I Own – Ken Boothe (1974)
  14. Fade Away – Junior Byles (1975)
  15. I'm Still In Love With You – Marcia Aiken (1976)
  16. Two Sevens Clash – Culture (1977)
  17. Smoking My Ganja – Capital Letters (1978)
  18. We Got Love – Freddie McGregor (1979)
  19. Ice Cream Love – Johnny Osbourne (1980)

Disc 2

  1. Wah-Do-Dem – Eek-A- Mouse (1981)
  2. Fattie Boom Boom – Ranking Dread (1982)
  3. Zungguzungguzunggezeng – Yellowman (1983)
  4. Here I Come – Barrington Levy (1984)
  5. Under Me Sleng Teng – Wayne Smith (1985)
  6. Hello Darling – Tippa Irie (1986)
  7. Rumours – Gregory Isaacs (1987)
  8. Telephone Love – JC Lodge (1988)
  9. Twice My Age – Krystal & Shabba Ranks (1989)
  10. Mr. Loverman – Shabba Ranks & Deborah Glasgow (1990)
  11. The Going Is Rough – Home T, Cocoa Tea & Cutty Ranks (1991)
  12. Gal Wine – Chaka Demus & Pliers (1992)
  13. The Return – Father & Son – Ninjaman & Ninja Ford (1993)
  14. Under mi Sensi (94 Spliff) – Barrington Levy (1994)
  15. Can't Stop A Man – Beres Hammond (1995)
  16. Give Me The Reason – Lady Saw (1996)

Disc 3

  1. Who Am I – Beenie Man (1997)
  2. Heads High – Mr. Vegas (1998)
  3. Can You Play Some More – Beres Hammond & Buju Banton (1999)
  4. Down By The River – Morgan Heritage (2000)
  5. Give It To Her – Tanto Metro & Devonte (2001)
  6. Just One Of Those Days – Sizzla (2002)
  7. Get Busy – Sean Paul (2003)
  8. Pon De River Pon De Bank – Elephant Man (2004)
  9. Living In Love – I Wayne (2005)
  10. These Streets – Tanya Stephens (2006)
  11. Weh Dem A Do – Mavado (2007)
  12. Roots – Etana (2008)
  13. I Feel Good – Beres Hammond (2009)
  14. Hold You – Gyptian (2010)
  15. Zungguzungguguzungguzeng (Horsepower Prod Remix) - Yellowman (2011)
  16. Independent Jamaica – Peetah Morgan & Hollie Cook (2012)