Various ‎– The Trojan Story - The Label That Defined Reggae

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Metro Doubles ‎– METRDCD518
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1-1 Duke Reid* Judge Sympathy
Written-By – Reid*
2:21
1-2 The Techniques Queen Majesty
Written-By – Mayfield*
3:32
1-3 Desmond Dekker & The Aces 007 (Shanty Town)
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Dacres*, Kong*
2:33
1-4 The Pioneers Long Shot
Written-By – Agard*, Robinson*, Crookes*
2:45
1-5 Clancy Eccles Feel The Ridim
Written-By – Eccles*
2:32
1-6 Slim Smith & The Uniques My Conversation
Written-By – Lee*, Riley*, Charmers*
3:29
1-7 Untouchables (2) Tighten Up
Written-By – Harriott*, Perry*
2:39
1-8 The Ethiopians Hong Kong Flu
Written-By – Dillon*
2:18
1-9 The Upsetters Return Of DJango
Written-By – Perry*
2:31
1-10 Harry J & The Allstars* Liquidator
Written-By – Johnson*
2:54
1-11 Dave Barker (2), The Upsetters, Tommy McCook & The Supersonics Lock Jaw
Written-By – Perry*
3:04
1-12 The Maytals Monkey Man
Written-By – Hibbert*
3:45
1-13 Tony Tribe Red Red Wine
Written-By – Diamond*
2:58
1-14 Lord Creator Kingston Town
Producer – Clancy EcclesWritten-By – Patrick*
3:12
1-15 King Stitt Herbsman (Shuffle)
Written-By – Eccles*
2:39
1-16 Lloyd, Dice And Mum The Trial Of Pama Dice
Written-By – Mansamo*
2:15
1-17 The Kingstonians Sufferer
Written-By – Harriott*
3:27
1-18 Andy Capp The Law
Written-By – Lee*, Anderson*
2:16
1-19 The Melodians Sweet Sensation
Written-By – Cogle*
3:54
1-20 U-Roy Wake The Town
Written-By – Reid*, Beckford*
2:43
1-21 Bob & Marcia Young, Gifted & Black
Written-By – Simone*, Irvine*
3:09
1-22 Derrick Harriott Slave
Written-By – Whitfield-Strong
2:31
1-23 Nicky Thomas Love Of The Common People
Written-By – Hurley*, Wilkins*
2:19
1-24 Bob Marley & The Wailers Soul Shakedown Party
Written-By – Marley*
3:09
1-25 Bruce Ruffin Rain
Written-By – Feliciano*, Feliciano*
2:25
2-1 Bob Marley & The Wailers More Axe
Written-By – Marley*
3:32
2-2 Dave & Ansel Collins Double Barrel
Written-By – Barker*, Riley*
2:46
2-3 Niney The Observer Blood And Fire
Written-By – Holness*
3:07
2-4 Bob Marley & The Wailers Trenchtown Rock
Written-By – Marley*
2:59
2-5 Junior Byles Beat Down Babylon
Written-By – Meikle*, Byles*, Perry*
2:35
2-6 Max Romeo & The Upsetters Public Enemy No. 1
Written-By – Perry*
3:19
2-7 Rue Lloyd Loving You
Written-By – Riperton*, Rudolph*
2:47
2-8 Bob Andy Life
Written-By – Anderson*
3:41
2-9 Judge Dread Big Six
Written-By – Hughes*, Ranglin*
3:00
2-10 I-Roy Cow Town Skank
Written-By – Reid*
3:20
2-11 The Heptones Cool Rasta
Written-By – Sibbles*
3:02
2-12 Big Youth S.90 Skank
Written-By – Hudson*
2:51
2-13 Ken Boothe Everything I Own
Written-By – Gates*
3:48
2-14 John Holt Help Me Make It Through The Night
Written-By – Kristofferson*
3:08
2-15 Dennis Brown Why Seek More
Written-By – Brown*
3:01
2-16 King Tubby & Observer Allstars Casanova Dub
Written-By – Brown*
3:09
2-17 Johnny Clarke Enter Into His Gates With Praise
Written-By – Clarke*
2:48
2-18 Prince Far I Heavy Manners
Written-By – Gibbs*
3:15
2-19 Marie Pierre Nothing Gained (From Loving You)
Written-By – Bovell*, Newell*
3:09
2-20 Sugar Minott The People Got To Know
Written-By – Minott*
3:23
2-21 Barrington Levy Poor Man Style
Written-By – Levy*
3:20
2-22 Dennis Brown History
Written-By – Brown*, James*
3:57

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This compilation ℗ 2003 Union Square Music © 2003 Union Square Music.

Manufactured in the EU.

"Nearly 20 years of reggae history - on two CDs. This is how it was - and how it always will be - with every reggae style covered, from Rocksteady to Roots, Lovers Rock to Ragga. Includes legends like Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, U Roy, The Upsetters and many more, in the ultimate reggae rewind."

Includes unique history of Trojan Records and track by track commentary.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 98458 70182 4
  • Rights Society: mcps
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): METRDCD518/1 02
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): METRDCD518/2 01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1): IFPI L135
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 2): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 - Outer ring): IFPI 04AI
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2 - Outer ring): IFPI 04AM
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1): IFPI 0444
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2): IFPI 0478

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