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Ultimate Ska Anthems (5CD)

Cat. No.: ULTIM5CD035
Barcode: 4050538371208

The Ultimate Collection: Ska Anthems is a 5CD set containing 100 tracks of a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s right the way through to the commercial chart hits from the Trojan label of the late 60s and onto the ska revival of the late 70s and early 80s.

 

Including original ska classics by The Maytals “Monkey Man” and Dandy Livingstone’s “Rudy, A Message To You” both of which went on to be covered by The Specials, Harry J All Stars’ football terrace anthem “The Liquidator”, the very best in instrumental ska by The Skatalites plus big hit singles from the ska revival by Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.

 

For rudeboys and rudegirls everywhere; The Ultimate Collection: Ska Anthems is jammed packed full of classics to keep you skanking all night long..!   

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Various Artists - Ultimate Ska Anthems (5CD) - CD
CD1
01.
 Madness - The Prince
02.
 The Maytals - Monkey Man
03.
 Dandy Livingstone - Rudy, A Message To You
04.
 The Pioneers - Long Shot Kick De Bucket
05.
 Harry J All Stars - The Liquidator
06.
 Symarip - Skinhead Moonstomp
07.
 Dave & Ansel Collins - Double Barrel
08.
 Lord Tanamo - I'm In The Mood For Love
09.
 Bibby & The Astronauts - Please Beverley
10.
 Roland Alphonso, Don Drummond - Non-Stop
11.
 Ferdie Nelson & Ivan Yap - Ska Down Jamaica Way (South Of The Border)
12.
 The Heptones - Gunmen Coming To Town
13.
 The Techniques, The Baba Brooks Band - I Am In Love
14.
 The Three Tops - Do it Right
15.
 Johnny Moore - Yogi Man (Take 2)
16.
 Rueben Anderson - Ambition Of Men
17.
 The Slickers - Johnny Too Bad
18.
 Tony Tribe - Red Red Wine
19.
 The Selecter - On My Radio (Live)
20.
 The Specials - Skinhead Girl
CD2
01.
 The Ethiopians - Train To Skaville
02.
 The Maytals - Pressure Drop
03.
 The Pioneers - Jackpot
04.
 Desmond Dekker & The Aces - 007 (Shanty Town)
05.
 The Paragons - The Tide Is High
06.
 Lord Creator - Kingston Town
07.
 The Upsetters - Return Of Django
08.
 Baba Brooks & His Band - Robin Hood
09.
 Al & The Vibrators - Money Of Love
10.
 Bibby & The Astronauts - No More I Will Wonder
11.
 Johnny Moore - Red Is Danger (Take 4)
12.
 Roland Alphonso - VC-10 (Shake A Lady)
13.
 Lord Tanamo - Come Down (Pomps And Pride)
14.
 Ferdie Nelson - Weeping and Waling
15.
 Millie & Jimmy - Hey Boy, Hey Girl
16.
 The Zodiacs - Renegade
17.
 Roland Alphonso - Determination (Take 1)
18.
 The Selecter - Missing Words (Live)
19.
 The Specials - El Pussycat Ska
20.
 Laurel Aitken & The Unitone - Rudi Got Married
CD3
01.
 Millie - My Boy Lollipop
02.
 Madness - Madness
03.
 The Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom
04.
 The Selecter - Three Minute Hero (Live)
05.
 The Paragons - Wear You To The Ball
06.
 Roland Alphonso, The Skatalites - A Shot In The Dark - Take 1
07.
 The Melodians - Sweet Sensation
08.
 Ferdie Nelson - War And Strife
09.
 The Deacons - Hungry Man
10.
 The Deacons - Man Alone (Take 2)
11.
 The Cherry Pies - Do You Keep On Dreaming
12.
 Desmond Dekker - This Woman
13.
 Don Drummond & baba Brooks & The Skalites - Stampede
14.
 Owen & Leon - Next Door Neighbour
15.
 Roland Alphonso, The Skatalites - Ska-Ra-Van (Caravan) - Take 3
16.
 Stranger Cole,Ken Boothe, Patsy Todd - What A Day
17.
 Baba Brooks & The Trenton Spence Orchestra - Distant Drums
18.
 The Angelic Brothers - Ten Virgins
19.
 The Silvertones - Bluebirds Flying Over
20.
 Larry Lawrence - Garden Of Eden
CD4
01.
 Desmond Dekker & The Aces - The Israelites
02.
 The Maytals - 54-46 Was My Number
03.
 The Pioneers - Let Your Yeah Be Yeah
04.
 Max Romeo - Wet Dream
05.
 The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon
06.
 Boy Friday - Version Girl
07.
 Cool Sticky - Train To Soulsville
08.
 The Inspirations - Tighten Up
09.
 Stranger Cole - Conqueror
10.
 Byron Lee, The Ska Kings - Watermelon Man Ska
11.
 Jimmy Cliff - One Eyed Jacks
12.
 Lloyd Briscoe - Trojan
13.
 Stranger Cole & Patsy - We Two Happy People
14.
 Roland Alphonso & Joshua Rosen - Step Down - Low Riff
15.
 Eric Monty Morris - Beautiful Garden
16.
 Justin Hinds & The Dominoes - Jump Out Of The Frying Pan
17.
 Roland Alphonso - Live Desire (Sax Version)
18.
 Baba Brooks & His Band - River Bank
19.
 Derrick Morgan - No Raise, No Praise
20.
 Theo Beckford - Bajan Girl
CD5
01.
 Bob & Marcia - (To Be) Young, Gifted & Black
02.
 Nicky Thomas - Love Of The Common People
03.
 Desmond Dekker & The Aces - It Mek
04.
 Dave & Ansel Collins - Monkey Spanner
05.
 The Mellotones - None Such Busted Me Bet
06.
 The Ethiopians - Engine 54
07.
 The Skatalites - Lucky Seven
08.
 Alton Ellis & The Flames & Tommy McCook & The Supersonics - Cry Tough
09.
 The Sensations - Baby Love
10.
 Derrick Morgan - Seven Letters
11.
 The Jamaicans - Ba Ba Boom
12.
 Lloyd Clarke - Love You The Most
13.
 Laurel Aitken - I Shall Remove
14.
 Phyliss Dillon - Rocksteady
15.
 Lynn Tait And Baba Brooks Band - Skalarama (The Magnificent Seven Theme)
16.
 Ferdie Nelson - Certainly
17.
 Jackie Opel - Take Your Time
18.
 Baba Brooks - Five O'Clock Whistle
19.
 The Angelic Brothers - My Sunshine
20.
 Tommy McCook - Scattered Lights
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