Various ‎– Island 50 1959-2009 9cd Box Set

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Island Records ‎– 06007-5320357-6
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9 × CD, Compilation, Limited Edition, Remastered
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Tracklist

1 War Ina Babylon cd1 (reggae)
2 War Ina Babylon cd2
3 War Ina Babylon cd3
4 Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal cd1 (prog)
5 Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal cd2
6 Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal cd3
7 Meet On The Ledge cd1 (Folk Rock)
8 Meet On The Ledge cd2
9 Meet On The Ledge cd3

Notes

See the review for full tracklist, all bands and artists etc

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • ASIN: B002K8BJVY

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whiskydrinker

whiskydrinker

June 27, 2016
This wonderful and historic box contains a "coffee table" book full of anecdotes and rare pictures, a facsimile of the Island tree for your mantelpiece and 9 cds giving over ten hours of memories but which can be bought separately, comprising the following three 3cd box sets and tracks…
War Ina Babylon
Disc: 1
1. Boogie In My Bones – Laurel Aitken
2. We're Gonna Love – Jackie Edwards
3. Darling Patricia – Owen Gray
4. Forward March – Derrick Morgan
5. Housewives Choice – Derrick And Patsy
6. Honour Your Mother And Father – Desmond Dekker
7. King Of Kings – Jimmy Cliff
8. Exodus – Ernest Ranglin
9. Eastern Standard Time – Don Drummond
10. My Boy Lollipop – Millie
11. Carry Go Bring Come – Justin Hinds & The Dominoes
12. Bonanza Ska – Carlos Malcolm & His Afro-Jamaican Rhythms
13. Sweet William – Millie
14. Dance Crasher – Alton Ellis
15. Guns Fever – Baba Brooks
16. Take It Easy – Hopeton Lewis
17. On The Beach – The Paragons
18. You Don't Care (aka You'll Want Me Back) – The Techniques
19. Stop That Train – Keith & Tex
20. Rock Steady – Alton Ellis
21. My Conversation – The Uniques
22. Ride Your Donkey – The Tennors
23. The Russians Are Coming (aka Take 5) – Val Bennett
24. Hold You Jack – Derrick Morgan
25. The Harder They Come – Jimmy Cliff
26. Breakfast In Bed – Lorna Bennett
27. This Is Reggae Music – Zap Pow
Disc: 2
1. Book Of Rules – The Heptones
2. Marcus Garvey – Burning Spear
3. King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown – Augustus Pablo
. Carry Go Bring Come – Justin Hinds, The Dominoes
5. Reggae Got Soul – Toots & The Maytals
6. Police & Thieves – Junior Murvin
7. Soldier And Police War – Jah Lion
8. War Ina Babylon – Max Romeo, The Upsetters
9. Back To Africa – Aswad
10. Roast Fish And Corn Bread – Lee "Scratch" Perry
11. Cocaine In My Brain – Dillinger
12. Ballistic Affair – Leroy Smart
13. Party Time – The Heptones
14. 1865 (96º In The Shade) – Third World
15. Ska Wars – Rico Rodriguez
16. Prodigal Son – Steel Pulse
17. Want Fi Goh Rave – Linton Kwesi Johnson
18. Love & Devotion – Jimmy Riley
19. Guess Who's Coming To Dinner – Black Uhuru
Disc: 3
1. Sinsemilla – Black Uhuru
2. Warrior Charge – Aswad
3. The Bed's Too Big Without You – Sheila Hylton
4. Fort Augustus – Junior Delgado
5. One Love Jam Down – Papa Michigan & General Smiley
6. Sitting And Watching – Dennis Brown
7. Night Nurse – Gregory Isaacs
8. Pass The Kouchie – The Mighty Diamonds
9. What Is Life – Black Uhuru
10. Revolution – Dennis Brown
11. Trouble You A Trouble Me – Ini Kamoze
12. Oh What A Feeling – Gregory Isaacs
13. Don't Turn Around – Aswad
14. Tease Me – Chaka Demus & Pliers
15. Boom Shack-A-Lak – Apache Indian
16. Murder She Wrote – Chaka Demus & Pliers
17. Whine & Grine – Prince Buster
18. Welcome To Jamrock – Damian Marley

Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal
Disc One
1. Art – Supernatural Fairy Tales
2. Traffic – Paper Sun
3. Wynder K Frog – Harpsichord Shuffle
4. Nirvana – Rainbow Chaser
5. Tramline – Pearly Queen
6. Spooky Tooth – Sunshine Help Me
7. John Martyn – Dusty
8. Fairport Convention – Meet on the Ledge
9. Jethro Tull – A Song for Jeffrey
10. Clouds – The Carpenter
11. Heavy Jelly – I Keep Singing That Same Old Song
12. White Noise – Black Mass (Electric Storm in Hell)
13. Free – Over the Green Hills (Part 1)
14. Free – Worry
15. Quintessance – Giants
16. Amazing Blondel – Queen of Scots
17. Traffic – Feelin' Alright
18. Blodwyn Pig – Sing Me a Song That I Know So Well
19. Fairport Convention – A Sailor's Life
Disc Two
1. Jethro Tull – A New Day Yesterday
2. Traffic – No Time To Live
3. Nick Drake – Three Hours
4. Spooky Tooth – Lost in my Dream
5. John & Beverley Martyn – Stormbringer
6. Dr Strangely Strange – Strangley Strange But Oddly Normal
7. Quintessance – Notting Hill Gate
8. Fortheringay – Banks of the Nile
9. Cat Stevens – Wild World
10. The Incredible String Band – Painted Chariot
11. King Crimson – Cat Food
12. King Crimson – Groon
13. Sandy Denny – The North Star Grassman and the Ravens
14. McDonald & Giles – Suite in C including Turnham Green, Here I am and others
15. Amazing Blondel – The Siege of Yaddelethorpe
Disc Three
1. Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Knife Edge
2. Mott the Hoople – Thunderback Ram
3. Nick Drake – Northern Sky
4. Alan Bown – Thru The Night
5. Robin Williamson – Dark Dance
6. Spooky Tooth – I Am The Walrus
7. John Martyn – Glistening Glyndebourne
8. Free – Fire and Water
9. Blodwyn Pig – See My Way
10. Vinegar Joe – See The World (Through My Eyes)
11. Cat Stevens – Peace Train
12. Clouds – Watercolour days
13. Traffic – The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys
14. Heads Hands & Feet – Song for Suzie

Meet On The Ledge: An Island Records Folk-Rock Anthology
Disc One
1-1–John Martyn Cocaine 2:53
1-2–Fairport Convention She Moves Through The Fair 4:11
1-3–Traffic Withering Tree 2:53
1-4–John Martyn Seven Black Roses 4:00
1-5–Fairport Convention A Sailor's Life 11:08
1-6–John & Beverley Martyn The Ocean 3:38
1-7–Dr. Strangely Strange Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal 4:27
1-8–Jethro Tull Living In The Past 3:20
1-9–Fairport Convention Matty Groves 8:07
1-10–Traffic John Barleycorn (Must Die) 6:21
1-11–Fotheringay Banks Of The Nile 8:03
1-12–Nick Drake One Of These Things First 4:48
1-13–Fairport Convention Sir Patrick Spens (Live) 3:26
Disc Two
2-1–Fairport Convention Dirty Linen 4:11
2-2–Cat Stevens On The Road To Find Out 5:07
2-3–Sandy Denny Late November 4:27
2-4–Mike Heron Flowers Of The Forest 5:43
2-5–Amazing Blondel Spring Season 3:41
2-6–Bronco Time Slips Away 6:08
2-7–Claire Hamill The Man Who Cannot See Tomorrow's Sunshine 2:40
2-8–Amazing Blondel Siege Of Yaddlethorpe 2:32
2-9–Incredible String Band Dear Old Battlefield 3:02
2-10–Robin Williamson Dark Eyed Lady 4:01
2-11–Richard Thompson Poor Ditching Boy 3:00
2-12–Morris OnThe Nutting Girl 4:38
2-13–Sandy Denny Bushes And Briars 3:51
2-14–Incredible String Band Black Jack David 2:41
2-15–Sutherland Brothers Sailing 2:36
2-16–John Martyn Over The Hill 2:52
2-17–Nick Drake Things Behind The Sun 3:53
2-18–Ashley Hutchings & Chums Haste To The Wedding/The Triumph/Off She Goes 6:31
Disc 3
3-1–Albion Band Hanged I Shall Be 6:21
3-2–John Martyn Eibhli Ghail Chiuin Ni Chearbhail 3:05
3-3–Richard & Linda Thompson Withered & Died 3:24
3-4–John Martyn Spencer The Rover 4:08
3-5–Bryn Haworth Darlin' Cory 3:26
3-6–Richard & Linda Thompson The Sun Never Shines On The Poor 3:39
3-7–Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance Stone 4:05
3-8–Richard & Linda Thompson Dimming Of The Day/Dargai 7:15
3-9–Ashley Hutchings & Chums Upton—Upon-Severn Stick Dance 3:11
3-10–Richard Thompson Calvary Cross (Live) 13:24
3-11–Sandy Denny I'm A Dreamer 4:45
3-12–John Martyn May You Never (Live) 3:56
3-13–Fairport Convention Meet On The Ledge 4:09