The History of Blue Beat The Birth of Ska BB51 - BB75: The A Sides

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  • 1. Magic Notes, The - Drumbago & Jazz Beat, The – Rosabel
  • 2. Laurel Aitken With Blue Beats, The (2) – Bouncing Women
  • 3. Eric Morris* With Drumbago All Stars – Humpty Dumpty
  • 4. 'Mellowcats, The'*, Count Ossie & The Warrickers* – Another Moses
  • 5. Blues Busters, The – Donna
  • 6. Rico Rodriguez – Luke Lane Shuffle
  • 7. Derrick Morgan & Patsy* – Feel So Fine
  • 8. Roland Alphonso – Blackberry Brandy
  • 9. Chuck & Dobby – Oh Fanny
  • 10. Clue J & His Blues Blasters* – Little Willie
  • 11. Monty & Roy - Lumbago & His Orchestra* – In And Out Of The Window
  • 12. Derrick Morgan With Drumbago All Stars – Shake A Leg
  • 13. Monty & Roy, Drumbago & His Orchestra* – Sweetie Pie
  • 14. J.E. Stick* With Drumbago All Stars – Boss Girl
  • 15. Derrick And Patsy - Drumbago & His Harmonisers – Let The Good Times Roll
  • 16. Sir Dee's Group With K. Brown* – Hey Diddle Diddle
  • 17. Clancy Eccles – Freedom
  • 18. Mellow Cats, The* & Count Ossie & The Warrickas* – Rock A Man Soul
  • 19. B. Gabbidon* & Buster's Group, The* – Warpaint Baby
  • 20. Laurel Aitken With Blue Beats, The (2) – Please Don't Leave Me
  • 21. Azzie Lawrence - Melobeats, The – So Far Apart
  • 22. Shenley & Annette* – Million Dollar Baby
  • 23. Blues Busters, The – There's Always Sunshine
  • 24. Eric Morris* - Drumbago All Stars – My Forty Five
  • 25. Owen Grey With The Jets* – Rocking In My Feet

180 gram double-album featuring the A-sides of 25 singles issued by the legendary Blue Beat label in late 1961 and early 1962. The label played such a major role in marketing and popularising Jamaican music in the UK that it gave the genre it's name.