Rise Jamaica!: Jamaican Independence Special 2LP (Color Vinyl)

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Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Jamaican Independence on Color Vinyl 2LP!
Featuring the Island's Most Popular Radio Hits of 1962!
Includes Previously Unreleased Ska Classics!

Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence in August 2022, this celebratory double vinyl 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 LPs 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 the second disc comprises 14 previously unissued recordings, produced by the country's leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.


  • Double LP
  • Color Vinyl
  • Previously Unreleased Tracks from the Vaults of Sound System Legend Duke Reid
  • Gatefold Jacket
  • Manufactured in Poland


LP 1 - Jamaican Radio Hits of '62

Side A:
  1. Independence Time Is Here (Rise Jamaica) - Al T. Joe
  2. Miss America - Jimmy Cliff
  3. My One Desire - Owen Gray
  4. Duck Soup - Drumbago's All-Stars
  5. Gloria Love - The Beltones
  6. My Happy Home - Roy Panton & Patsy Todd
  7. The Hop - Derrick Morgan
Side B:
  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

LP 2 - The Duke's Dubuplates '62

Side C:
  1. Chick Chick - Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group
  2. Power (take 2) - Stranger & Ken
  3. As Teardrops Fall - Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group
  4. Baby Please Don't Go - Cosmo & Dennis
  5. Neck Tie (take 2) - Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group
  6. Midnight Train (take I) - Hortense Ellis
  7. Herring Bone - The Duke Reid All Stars
Side D:
  1. Double Six - Roland Alphonso & Duke Reid's Group
  2. This Is Love (take 2) - Stranger & Patsy
  3. Have Mercy Baby - Frank Cosmo
  4. Honey Comb - Roland Alphonso with Duke Reid's Group
  5. Straight Home aka I'm going Home - Stranger & Ken
  6. Woodchopper's Ball (Mellow Champagne) (take 2) - Duke Reid's Group
  7. I'm Gone - Cosmo & Dennis

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