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Rise Jamaica: Jamaican Independence Special

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Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962.

The first of the two discs focuses on the biggest home-grown sellers of the year, featuring ska and r&b hits by such celebrated foundation artists as Jimmy Cliff, Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray and Don Drummond, while he second disc comprises previously unissued recordings, produced by the country’s leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.

Released: August 2022
Cat: 4050538768671
Label: Trojan

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Tracklist

SIDE 1:

1. Rise Jamaica - Al T. Joe
2. Miss Jamaica - Jimmy Cliff
3. My One Desire - Owen Gray
4. Duck Soup - Drumbago's All Stars
5. Gloria Love - The Belltones
6. My Happy Home - Roy & Patsy
7. The Hop - Derrick Morgan

SIDE 2:

1. Forward March - Derrick Morgan
2. Good Morning - Lloyd Clarke
3. Twelve Minutes To Go - Don Drummond's Group
4. Hurricane Hattie - Jimmy Cliff
5. Midnight Track - Owen Gray
6. Housewife's Choice - Derrick & Patsy
7. Independent Jamaica - Lord Creator

LP2: THE DUKE'S DUBPLATES ‘62

SIDE 1:

1. Chick Chick - Roland Alphonso
2. Power - Stranger & Ken
3. As Teardrops Fall – Roland Alphonso
4. Baby Please Don't Go - Cosmo & Dennis
5. Neck Tie (take 2) – Roland Alphonso
6. Midnight Train – Hortense Ellis
7. Herring Bone – The Duke Reid All Stars

SIDE 2:

1. Double Six – Roland Alphonso
2. This Is Love - Stranger & Patsy
3. Have Mercy Baby – Frank Cosmo
4. Honey Comb – Roland Alphonso
5. Straight Home - Stranger & Ken
6. Woodchoppers Ball– Duke Reid's Group
7. I'm Gone - Cosmo & Dennis

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