The Trojan Story 3LP & Book Box Set
The Trojan Story 3LP & Book Box Set

The Trojan Story 3LP & Book Box Set

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SKU:
TROLP009
UPC:
4050538665796

Historic Collection Of Jamaican Music On 3LP Box Set!
Featuring Lee Perry, The Maytals, Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff & More!

One of the most significant collections in Trojan's immense catalog, the The Trojan Story album dramatically changed the perception of Jamaican music among the general British public outside of the country's Afro-Caribbean population. Prior to its release in 1971 there had never been an attempt to present a comprehensive anthology of the island's musical development, with vintage ska, rock steady and reggae widely regarded as obsolete and of precious little merit. The treble disc set, which became an instant best-seller, had been the brainchild of Trojan's label manager and Black Music fan, Rob Bell, who, assisted by Trojan stalwarts, Dandy Livingstone, Webster Shrowder, Des Bryan and Joe Sinclair, produced arguably the most significant Jamaican music retrospectives of all time.

Now, 50 years following its original release, this hugely influential album has been revisited by Bell, along with reggae musician, Rusty Zinn, who have succeeded in improving what was already an almost perfect collection. Presented in the original eye-catching artwork, the set is further enhanced by a highly illustrated 50-page booklet in which Bell and Zinn relate the stories behind the release life at Trojan in the '60s and early '70s and the 50 tracks featured on the compilation.

Features

  • 3LP Box Set
  • Original Artwork
  • 50-Page Illustrated Booklet - Commentary by Rob Bell & Rusty Zinn
  • Housed in a 12"x12" hardback book
  • Manufactured in the Czech Republic

Selections

LP 1

Side A:
  1. Invitation To Jamaica - Lord Tanamo
  2. Fat Man - Derrick Morgan
  3. Tell Me Darling - Jackie Edwards
  4. Running Around - Owen Gray
  5. Miss Jamaica - Jimmy Cliff
  6. Housewives' Choice - Derrick And Patsy
  7. Give Me All Your Love - The Continentals
  8. Darling Patricia - Owen Gray
Side B:
  1. Rough And Tough - Stranger Cole
  2. Man To Man - Kentrick Patrick
  3. Uno-Dos-Tres - Stranger & Ken
  4. Slow Boat - Al T. Joe
  5. Rude Boy - Duke Reid's Group
  6. Gone Is Yesterday - Higgs & Wilson
  7. I'm In The Mood For Ska - Lord Tanamo
  8. Virginia Ska - The Baba Brooks Band
  9. Satan - Justin Hinds & The Dominoes

LP 2

Side A:
  1. One Eyed Giant - Baba Brooks & His Band
  2. Every Night - Joe White and Chuck
  3. King Size - Baba Brooks & His Band
  4. Syncopate - The Astronauts
  5. Keep The Pressure On - Winston & George
  6. Oh Babe - The Techniques
  7. Train To Skaville - The Ethiopians
  8. Rudy, A Message To You - Dandy Livingstone
Side B:
  1. Dreader Than Dread - Honey Boy Martin & The Voices
  2. It's Raining - The Three Tops
  3. The Whip - The Ethiopians
  4. Pretty Africa - Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  5. Rock Steady - Alton Ellis & The Flames
  6. Rock Steady Train - Ewan & Jerry
  7. King Without A Throne - Sugar Simone
  8. Perfidia - Phyllis Dillon

LP 3

Side A:
  1. Musical Train - Roy Shirley
  2. Do The Beng Beng - Derrick Morgan
  3. Way Of Life - Lyn Taitt & The Jets
  4. Second Fiddle - Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
  5. People Funny Boy - Lee 'Scratch' Perry
  6. I've Got To Get You Off My Mind - The Tennors
  7. Do The Reggay- The Maytals
  8. Nana - The Slickers
Side B:
  1. Tell Me Baby - Delano Stewart
  2. Mama Look Deh - The Reggae Boys
  3. Hong Kong Flu - The Ethiopians
  4. Pressure Drop - The Maytals
  5. Them A Laugh And A Ki Ki - The Soul Mates
  6. Walking In The Rain - The Melodians
  7. Satisfaction - Carl Dawkins
  8. Black And White - The Maytones
  9. Rasta Never Fails - The Charmers
Description

Historic Collection Of Jamaican Music On 3LP Box Set!
Featuring Lee Perry, The Maytals, Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff & More!

One of the most significant collections in Trojan's immense catalog, the The Trojan Story album dramatically changed the perception of Jamaican music among the general British public outside of the country's Afro-Caribbean population. Prior to its release in 1971 there had never been an attempt to present a comprehensive anthology of the island's musical development, with vintage ska, rock steady and reggae widely regarded as obsolete and of precious little merit. The treble disc set, which became an instant best-seller, had been the brainchild of Trojan's label manager and Black Music fan, Rob Bell, who, assisted by Trojan stalwarts, Dandy Livingstone, Webster Shrowder, Des Bryan and Joe Sinclair, produced arguably the most significant Jamaican music retrospectives of all time.

Now, 50 years following its original release, this hugely influential album has been revisited by Bell, along with reggae musician, Rusty Zinn, who have succeeded in improving what was already an almost perfect collection. Presented in the original eye-catching artwork, the set is further enhanced by a highly illustrated 50-page booklet in which Bell and Zinn relate the stories behind the release life at Trojan in the '60s and early '70s and the 50 tracks featured on the compilation.

Features

  • 3LP Box Set
  • Original Artwork
  • 50-Page Illustrated Booklet - Commentary by Rob Bell & Rusty Zinn
  • Housed in a 12"x12" hardback book
  • Manufactured in the Czech Republic

Selections

LP 1

Side A:
  1. Invitation To Jamaica - Lord Tanamo
  2. Fat Man - Derrick Morgan
  3. Tell Me Darling - Jackie Edwards
  4. Running Around - Owen Gray
  5. Miss Jamaica - Jimmy Cliff
  6. Housewives' Choice - Derrick And Patsy
  7. Give Me All Your Love - The Continentals
  8. Darling Patricia - Owen Gray
Side B:
  1. Rough And Tough - Stranger Cole
  2. Man To Man - Kentrick Patrick
  3. Uno-Dos-Tres - Stranger & Ken
  4. Slow Boat - Al T. Joe
  5. Rude Boy - Duke Reid's Group
  6. Gone Is Yesterday - Higgs & Wilson
  7. I'm In The Mood For Ska - Lord Tanamo
  8. Virginia Ska - The Baba Brooks Band
  9. Satan - Justin Hinds & The Dominoes

LP 2

Side A:
  1. One Eyed Giant - Baba Brooks & His Band
  2. Every Night - Joe White and Chuck
  3. King Size - Baba Brooks & His Band
  4. Syncopate - The Astronauts
  5. Keep The Pressure On - Winston & George
  6. Oh Babe - The Techniques
  7. Train To Skaville - The Ethiopians
  8. Rudy, A Message To You - Dandy Livingstone
Side B:
  1. Dreader Than Dread - Honey Boy Martin & The Voices
  2. It's Raining - The Three Tops
  3. The Whip - The Ethiopians
  4. Pretty Africa - Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  5. Rock Steady - Alton Ellis & The Flames
  6. Rock Steady Train - Ewan & Jerry
  7. King Without A Throne - Sugar Simone
  8. Perfidia - Phyllis Dillon

LP 3

Side A:
  1. Musical Train - Roy Shirley
  2. Do The Beng Beng - Derrick Morgan
  3. Way Of Life - Lyn Taitt & The Jets
  4. Second Fiddle - Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
  5. People Funny Boy - Lee 'Scratch' Perry
  6. I've Got To Get You Off My Mind - The Tennors
  7. Do The Reggay- The Maytals
  8. Nana - The Slickers
Side B:
  1. Tell Me Baby - Delano Stewart
  2. Mama Look Deh - The Reggae Boys
  3. Hong Kong Flu - The Ethiopians
  4. Pressure Drop - The Maytals
  5. Them A Laugh And A Ki Ki - The Soul Mates
  6. Walking In The Rain - The Melodians
  7. Satisfaction - Carl Dawkins
  8. Black And White - The Maytones
  9. Rasta Never Fails - The Charmers
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Reggae
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
Title
The Trojan Story
Composer
Additional Artists
The Maytals, Lee 'King' Perry, The Ethiopians, Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
1
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-03-2021
Release Date
07-07-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Awaiting Repress
Format
Vinyl
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