KSCD032

To celebrate Jamaica’s
50 Years of Independance
1962-2012

We have put together a set of releases that cover the
musical styles that reggae mutated into through it’s
history, SKA, ROCKSTEADY, ROOTS REGGAE,
DUB, DJ STYLE & DANCEHALL....

So Listen Up! and enjoy!

Welcome to the SKA BEAT!, the sound that came from Jamaica between
1961 – 1967.Based on the American R & B and Doo-wop records that the
Sound Systems in Kingston Town used to play. The American records style
started to mellow out while the Jamaicans preferred a more upbeat sound.
So to meet this demand the Sound System bosses became record
producers to cater for this demand. Sir Coxonne, Duke Reid lead the
way by putting the top musicians on the Island in the studio to make this
Ska Sound!! Here for your enjoyment is a selection of some of the top
tunes that made SKA so great… we hope you enjoy the beat…..


CD Track Listing

1 Ska–Boo- Da–Ba The Skatalites
2 Alley Cat The Skatalites
3 Red Is Danger
Johnny Moore
4 Cool Smoke
The Skatalites
5 Non Stop Roland Alphonso
6 Stampede
The Skatalites
7 Nuclear Weapon
The Skatalites
8 China Clipper The Skatalites
9 Ali Pang
The Skatalites
10 Yogi Man
Johnny Moore
11 Throughfare The Skatalites
12 Ghost Town
The Skatalites
13 Surftide Seven
The Skatalites
14.Magnificent Ska
The Skatalites
15 Street Corner
The Skatalites*
16 Cleo’s Back
Roland Alphonso*
•CD Bonus Track

Vinly Track Listing

Side 1
1 Ska–Boo- Da–Ba The Skatalites
2 Alley Cat
The Skatalites
3 Red Is Danger
Johnny Moore
4 Cool Smoke
The Skatalites
5 Non Stop
Roland Alphonso
6 Stampede
The Skatalites
7 Nuclear Weapon
The Skatalites

Side 2

1 China Clipper
The Skatalites
2 Ali Pang
The Skatalites
3 Yogi Man
Johnny Moore
4 Throughfare
The Skatalites
5 Ghost Town
The Skatalites
6 Surftide Seven
The Skatalites
7 Magnificent Ska
The Skatalites


Musicians Include:
Don Drummond: Trombone
Roland Alphonso: Tenor Saxophone
Tommy McCook: Tenor Saxophone
Johnny ‘Dizzy’ Moore: Trumpet
Lester Sterling: Alto Saxophone
Jerome ‘Jah Jerry’ Hines: Guitar
Jackie Mittoo: Piano
Lloyd Brevett: Bass
Lloyd Knibbs: Drums

Recorded at:­­­ Treasure Isle, Federal, Wirl Studios
Manufactured Under Licence from E.Lee/ Adley Ross
Design By: Gary @ Voodoo London
All tracks Copyright control