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Soul Jazz Records Presents COXSONE'S MUSIC 1 Vinyl Record

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Soul Jazz Records Presents COXSONE'S MUSIC 1 Vinyl Record
Limited double vinyl LP pressing including digital download. Volume One of Two. Coxsone's Music is a stunning collection featuring early Jamaican proto-ska, rhythm and blues, jazz, Rastafari and gospel music - charting the earliest recording produced by Clement Dodd, in the years before he launched the mighty Studio One Records, brought together here for the first time. Clement Dodd's Sir Coxsone The Downbeat Soundsystem ruled Kingston's dancehalls during this era and these recordings strongly reflect the influences of American rhythm and blues and jump jazz on Jamaican music fans. By the time the new record company formed in Brentford Road, Kingston in 1963, the young Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd had already managed to release an incredible wealth of recordings by the talented musicians and artists on the island of Jamaica and this collection reflects just that. Before Studio One, Clement Dodd released this music on a variety of his early record labels such as Worldisc, All Stars, Coxsone, D Darling (named after Coxsone s mother, who received a production credit on the label), Muzik City (named after Dodd's record store on East Queen's Street), Port O Jam, Supreme and Sensational. Sleevenotes to this collection are by Studio One authority Rob Chapman, author of the Never Grow Old and Downbeat Special books cataloguing the many recordings of the label. Featuring Don Drummond, Roland Alphonso, Derrick Harriott, Owen Gray, Clancy Eccles, Count Ossie, Monty Alexander, The Blues Busters, Ernest Ranglin, Rico Rodriguez and many, many more all captured here in their formative early years.

Track List
[Disc 1]
  1. Roll on Sweet Don - Don Drummond
  2. Answer Me - Derrick Harriott
  3. Do Du Wap - Aubrey Adams & His Dudroppers
  4. What a World - Busty & Cool
  5. Counter Punch - Roland Alphonso
  6. Do You Know - Owen & Millie
  7. Calypso Jazz - Workshop Musicians
  8. Elevation Rock - Don Drummond
  9. There's Always Sunshine - the Blues Busters
  10. Unknown Shuffle Blues - Clue J & His Blues Busters
  11. Darling Don't Leave Me - the Jiving Juniors
  12. Time to Pray - the Mellow Larks
[Disc 2]
  1. Twisting My Baby - Owen Gray
  2. What Is the Thing Called Love - Cecil Lloyd Quintet
  3. That's Me - Theo Beckford
  4. White Christmas - Simms & Robinson
  5. Sometimes I Am Happy - Cecil Lloyd Quintet
  6. Best Twist - Owen Gray
  7. Tell Me Why - the Blues Busters
  8. Dew Drops - Don Drummond
  9. River Jordan - Clancy Eccles
  10. Serenade in Sound - Workshop Musicians
  11. Young Lover - Owen Gray
  12. Oceans 11 - the City Slickers


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Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

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