Various ‎– The Trojan Story

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Trojan Records ‎– CDTAL100
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1-1 Laurel Aitken Bartender
Backing Band – The Carib BeatsWritten-By – L. Aitken*
1-2 Derrick Morgan Fat Man
Written-By – D. Morgan*
1-3 Eric Morris* Humpty Dumpty
Backing Band – The Drumbago All Stars*Guitar [Guitar Solo Almost Certainly Played By] – Ernest Wranglin*Written-By – E. Morris*
1-4 Jimmy Cliff Miss Jamaica
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – J. Cliff*
1-5 Derrick & Patsy* Housewives' Choice
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – D. Morgan*
1-6 Jackie Edwards Tell Me Darling
Producer – Chris BlackwellWritten-By – J. Edwards*
1-7 Kentrick Patrick Don't Stay Out Late
Written-By – K. Patrick*
1-8 Stranger Cole Rough & Tough
Backing Band – The Duke Reid Band*Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – D. Reid*
1-9 Kentrick Patrick Man To Man
Written-By – J. Cliff*
1-10 Stranger Cole Unos-Dos-Tres
Written-By – S. Cole*
1-11 Skatalites* Confucius
Written-By – Skatalites*
1-12 The Mellow Larks Time To Pray (Alleluia)
Written-By – B. Gabbidon*
1-13 Blues Busters* Soon You'll Be Gone
Written-By – Blues Busters*
1-14 Lord Tanamo I'm In The Mood For Ska
Written-By – McHugh/Fields*
1-15 The Riots Yeah Yeah
Written-By – The Riots
1-16 Don Drummond Man In The Street
Written-By – D. Drummond*
1-17 Baba Brooks One-Eyed Giant
Backing Band – Baba Brooks And His Band*Written-By – B. Brooks*
1-18 Honey Boy Martin Dreader Than Dread
Backing Band – Tommy McCook And The Supersonics*Backing Vocals – The Voices (6)Producer – B.K. Calnek*Written-By – Calnek*
1-19 Owen Gray Darling Patricia
Written-By – O. Gray*
1-20 Joe White Every Night
Backing Band – The Baba Brooks BandBacking Vocals – Chuck*Written-By – J. White*
1-21 The Astronauts Syncopate
Producer – Terry Nelson (3)Written-By – Astronauts*
1-22 The Clarendonians Rules Of Life
Written-By – The Clarendonians
1-23 Slim Smith The New Boss
Written-By – Smith*
1-24 Winston & George Keep The Pressure On
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – D. Morgan*
2-1 Roy Shirley Musical Train
Written-By – R. Shirley*
2-2 The Techniques Oh Babe
Producer – Duke Ried*Written-By – Kenner*, Domino/Bartholomew*
2-3 Sir Lord Comic The Great Wuga Wuga
Written-By – Unknown Artist
2-4 Dandy Livingstone Rudy, A Message To You
Written-By – R. Thompson*
2-5 The Ethiopians Train To Skaville
Written-By – L. Dillon*
2-6 The Three Tops It's Raining
Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – D. Reid*
2-7 The Ethiopians The Whip
Producer – Mrs. Sonia Pottinger*Written-By – L. Dillon*
2-8 Desmond Dekker Pretty Africa
Backing Vocals – The AcesProducer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Dekker*, Kong*
2-9 Alton Ellis Rock Steady
Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – A. Ellis*
2-10 Baba Brooks King Size
Backing Band – Baba Brooks And His Band*Written-By – B. Brooks*
2-11 Evan & Jerry With The Carib Beats* Rock Steady Train
Arranged By [Arr.] – E. McDermott*Producer – E.K. McDermott*
2-12 Sugar Simone King Without A Throne
Producer – K. Foster*Written-By – K. Foster*
2-13 Phyllis Dillon Perfidia
Backing Band – Tommy McCook And The Supersonics*Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – D. Reid*
2-14 Derrick Morgan Do The Beng Beng
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – D. Morgan*
2-15 Lynn Taitt Way Of Life
Written-By – L. Taitt*
2-16 The Tenors* I've Got To Get You Off My Mind
Producer – George Murphy*Written-By – D. Reid*
2-17 Lee Perry People Funny Boy
Producer – Lee Perry
2-18 The Supersonics Second Fiddle
Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – McCook*
2-19 The Maytals Do The Reggay
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – F. Hibbert*
2-20 The Slickers Nana
Producer – Neremiah Reid*Written-By – N. Reid*
2-21 The Pioneers Mama Look
Producer – Joel Gibson*Written-By – Agard*, Robinson*, Crooks*
2-22 The Maytals Pressure Drop
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – F. Hibbert*
2-23 The Maytones Black And White
Producer – A. Ranglin*Written-By – Arkin*, Robinson*
2-24 The Charmers Rasta Never Fails
Producer – Lloyd CharmersWritten-By – L. Charmers*

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Notes

"A History of the original Ska, Rock-Steady and early Reggae Music".

Reissue of the triple album originally released in 1972.

According to liner notes, track 1-14 is a version of the old standard "I'm in the mood for love" (probably inspired by Fat Domino's version of the song), track 2-2 a cover of Fat Domino's "Sick and Tired"

Producers for tracks 1-1, 1-2, 1-7, 1-9, 1-11, 1-13, 1-19, 2-3 and 2-5 are not credited but there is mentions :
Track 1-1: An "All Stars Recording".
Track 1-2: A "Smiths" Recording.
Track 1-7: A "D. Darling" Recording.
Track 1-9: A "Randy's" Recording.
Track 1-11: A "Top Deck" Recording.
Tracks 1-13, 2-3, 2-5: A "Wirl" Recording.
Track 1-19: A "Beverley's" Recording.

Tracks 1-1 to 1-3, 1-12 ⓟ 1961
Tracks 1-4, 1-5, 1-19 ⓟ 1962
Tracks 1-6 to 1-9 ⓟ 1963
Track 1-10 ⓟ 1964
Tracks 1-13 to 1-16 ⓟ 1965
Tracks 1-11, 1-20 to 1-24, 2-2, 2-6, 2-9, 2-10 ⓟ 1966
Tracks 1-17, 1-18, 2-1, 2-3 to 2-8, 2-11 to 2-13 ⓟ 1967
Tracks 2-14 to 2-20 ⓟ 1968
Track 2-21 ⓟ 1969
Track 2-22 ⓟ 1970
Tracks 2-23 and 2-24 ⓟ 1971

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5014438610026

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TALL 1 Various The Trojan Story(3xLP, Comp) Trojan Records TALL 1 UK 1971 Sell This Version
TALL 100 Various The Trojan Story(3xLP, Mono, Ltd + Box, Comp) Trojan Records TALL 100 UK 1980 Sell This Version
TALL 100 Various The Trojan Story(3xLP, Mono, Ltd + Box, Comp) Trojan Records TALL 100 UK 1980 Sell This Version
TALL 1, PA-18001 Various The Trojan Story(3xLP, Comp, Box) Trojan Records, Trio Records TALL 1, PA-18001 Japan Unknown Sell This Version

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