Various ‎– This Is Reggae Music - The Golden Era 1960 - 1975

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Trojan Records ‎– TJNBX254
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4 × CD, Compilation
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Train To Skaville - Mento, R&B And Ska 1960 - 1968
1-1 Lord Tanamo Iron Bar
Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – Traditional
2:17
1-2 Derrick Morgan Fat Man
Producer – Simeon L. Smith*Written-By – Derrick Morgan
2:21
1-3 Stranger Cole Rough And Tough
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Theodore Cole*
3:01
1-4 Don Drummond & Tommy McCook (Music Is My) Occupation
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Arthur Reid*, Thomas McCook*
3:03
1-5 Millie* My Boy Lollipop
Producer – Chris BlackwellWritten-By – Johnny Roberts, Morris Levy, Robert Spencer
2:01
1-6 Eric "Monty" Morris Penny Reel-O
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Arthur Reid*, Eric Morris*
2:30
1-7 Roland Alphonso & The Soul Brothers Phoenix City
Producer – Clement "Coxsone" DoddWritten-By – Roland Alphonso
3:01
1-8 Bongo Man Byfield Bongo Man
Producer – Arthur "Duke" Reid
3:11
1-9 The Clarendonians Rude Boy Gone A Jail
Producer – Clement "Coxsone" DoddWritten-By – Peter Austin
2:47
1-10 Desmond Dekker & The Aces Rudy Got Soul
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Desmond Dacres, Leslie Kong
2:49
1-11 Stranger & Patsy Down By The Train Line
Producer – Sonia PottingerWritten-By – Wilburn Cole*
2:46
1-12 Alton Ellis & The Flames Cry Tough
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Alton Ellis
2:16
1-13 Desmond Dekker & The Aces 007 (Shanty Town)
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Desmond Dekker
2:33
1-14 Hopeton Lewis Take It Easy
Producer – Keith Scott (2), Sam Mitchell (4)Written-By – Hopeton Lewis
2:54
1-15 Derrick Harriott The Loser
Producer – Derrick HarriottWritten-By – Derrick Harriott
3:37
1-16 The Ethiopians Train To Skaville
Producer – Leonard DillonWritten-By – Leonard Dillon
2:51
1-17 The Jamaicans Ba Ba Boom
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Arthur Reid*, Norris Weir
3:19
1-18 Keith & Tex Stop That Train
Producer – Derrick HarriottWritten-By – Derrick Harriott, Keith Rowe (2), Texas Dixon
3:16
1-19 Alton Ellis & The Flames Rocksteady
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Alton Ellis
2:39
1-20 The Paragons The Tide Is High
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – John Holt
2:42
1-21 Ken Parker True, True, True
Producer – Arthur "Duke" ReidWritten-By – Arthur Reid*, Euwart Beckford*
2:13
1-22 Desmond Dekker Israelites
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Desmond Dekker
2:34
1-23 Toots & The Maytals 54-46 That's My Number
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Frederick Hibbert
3:23
1-24 The Ethiopians Everything Crash
Producer – Karl "J.J." Johnson*Written-By – Leonard Dillon
2:31
Do The Reggay - Rocksteady To Reggae 1968 - 1970
2-1 Toots & The Maytals Do The Reggay
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Frederick Hibbert
3:09
2-2 Desmond Dekker & The Aces It Miek
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Desmond Dacres, Leslie Kong
2:33
2-3 The Ethiopians Engine 54
Written-By – Leonard Dillon
2:38
2-4 The Uniques The Beatitude (Blessed Are The Meek)
Featuring – Slim SmithProducer – Edward "Bunny" Lee*Written-By – Keith Smith (11)
3:11
2-5 Lloyd Robinson Cuss Cuss
Producer – Harry Johnson*Written-By – Harry Johnson*
2:33
2-6 Lee Perry People Funny, Boy
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
2:36
2-7 The Untouchables* Tighten Up
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
2:39
2-8 The Upsetters Return Of Django
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
2:30
2-9 Dave Barker (2) & The Upsetters Shocks Of Mighty
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
2:47
2-10 Toots & The Maytals Monkey Man
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Frederick Hibbert
3:45
2-11 The Pioneers Longshot Kick De Bucket
Producer – The PioneersWritten-By – George Gordon*, Loren Robinson*, Sidney Crooks
2:42
2-12 The Tennors Ride Your Donkey
Producer – Albert George MurphyWritten-By – Albert Murphy*, Norman Davis*
2:03
2-13 Tony Tribe Red, Red Wine
Producer – Robert Thompson*Written-By – Neil Diamond
2:55
2-14 Jimmy Cliff Wonderful World, Beautiful People
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
3:10
2-15 Toots & The Maytals Pressure Drop
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Frederick Hibbert
2:58
2-16 Gregory Isaacs Don't Let Me Suffer
Producer – Rupie EdwardsWritten-By – Gregory Isaacs
3:31
2-17 The Melodians Rivers Of Babylon
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Brent Dowe, Tony Brevette*, Trevor McNaughton
3:24
2-18 Harry J & The Allstars* Liquidator
Producer – Harry Johnson*Written-By – Harry Johnson*
2:53
2-19 The Slickers Johnny Too Bad
Producer – Sid BucknorWritten-By – Delroy Wilson, Derrick Crooks, Roy Beckford, Winston Bailey
3:11
2-20 Bob & Marcia Young, Gifted And Black (Jamaica Mix)
Producer – Harry Johnson*Written-By – Nina Simone, Weldon Irvine
3:15
2-21 Dave & Ansel Collins Double Barrel
Producer – Winston RileyWritten-By – Winston Riley
2:46
2-22 Jimmy Cliff Many Rivers To Cross
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
2:40
Black And White - Reggae Rising 1970 - 1971
3-1 Desmond Dekker You Can Get It If You Really Want
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
2:38
3-2 Freddie Notes & The Rudies Montego Bay
Producer – Joe SinclairWritten-By – Robert Bloom*, Jeff Barry
2:24
3-3 Jimmy Cliff Come Into My Life
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
2:54
3-4 Andy Capp Pop A Top
Producer – Lynford AndersonWritten-By – Clancy Eccles, Lynford Anderson
2:18
3-5 Niney* Blood And Fire
Producer – Winston "Niney" Holness*Written-By – Winston Holness*
3:06
3-6 Peter Tosh & The Wailers 400 Years
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Clement Dodd*, Winston McIntosh
2:33
3-7 Bob Marley & The Wailers Duppy Conqueror
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Bob Marley
3:45
3-8 Jimmy Cliff Vietnam
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
4:45
3-9 The Kingstonians Singer Man
Producer – Derrick HarriottWritten-By – Cebert Bernard, Derrick Harriott
3:02
3-10 Ken Parker Groovin' Out On Life (Groovin' In Style)
Producer – Byron SmithWritten-By – Robert Guidry
2:48
3-11 The Stingers Give Me Power
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
3:17
3-12 Bob Marley & The Wailers Small Axe
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Bob Marley
3:55
3-13 Toots & The Maytals Pomps And Pride
Producer – Warrick Lyn*Written-By – Frederick Hibbert
4:33
3-14 Jimmy Cliff Bongo Man
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
3:59
3-15 The Pioneers Let Your Yeah Be Yeah
Producer – Jimmy CliffWritten-By – James Chambers (2)
3:07
3-16 Johnny Nash Guava Jelly
Producer – Johnny NashWritten-By – Bob Marley
3:16
3-17 Greyhound (4) Black And White
Producer – Dave BloxhamWritten-By – David Arkin, Earl Robinson
2:29
3-18 Horace Andy I Feel Good All Over
Producer – Phil PrattWritten-By – Otis Blackwell, Winfield Scott
3:48
3-19 The Heptones Hypocrites
Producer – Joe GibbsWritten-By – Barry Llewellyn, Earl Morgan, Leroy Sibbles
3:04
3-20 John Holt Stick By Me (And I'll Stick By You)
Producer – Harry MudieWritten-By – John Holt
3:14
3-21 Eric Donaldson Cherry Oh Baby
Producer – Edward "Bunny" Lee*Written-By – Eric Donaldson
3:02
3-22 Bob Marley & The Wailers African Herbsman
Producer – Lee Perry
2:24
The Time Has Come - Birth Of Roots 1972 - 1975
4-1 Delroy Wilson Better Must Come
Producer – Edward "Bunny" Lee*Written-By – Delroy Wilson
2:44
4-2 Bongo Herman & Eric "Bingy Bunny" Lamont* Know Fari
Producer – Derrick HarriottWritten-By – Smith*
2:38
4-3 Junior Byles A Place Called Africa
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Kerrie Byles*, Hugh Rainford Perry*
2:41
4-4 Bob Marley & The Wailers Trenchtown Rock
Producer – Bob MarleyWritten-By – Bob Marley
3:00
4-5 The Righteous Flames One Love, One Heart
Producer – Lee Perry
2:47
4-6 Johnny Nash I Can See Clearly Now
Producer – Johnny NashWritten-By – Johnny Nash
2:45
4-7 Zap Pow This Is Reggae Music
Producer – Harry Johnson*Written-By – Madden*, Pinkney*, Capaldi*, Williams*
3:06
4-8 Peter Tosh & The Wailers Brand New Second Hand
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Clement Dodd*, Winston MacIntosh*
3:13
4-9 Bob Marley & The Wailers Lively Up Yourself
Producer – Bob MarleyWritten-By – Bob Marley
2:52
4-10 Johnny Nash Stir It Up
Producer – Johnny NashWritten-By – Bob Marley
3:05
4-11 Dennis Brown Money In My Pocket
Producer – Joe GibbsWritten-By – Dennis Brown, Joe Gibson*
2:32
4-12 Toots & The Maytals Funky Kingston
Producer – Warrick Lyn*Written-By – Frederick Hibbert
4:56
4-13 Slim Smith The Time Has Come
Producer – Edward "Bunny" Lee*Written-By – Keith Smith (11)
4:24
4-14 Ken Boothe Everything I Own
Producer – Lloyd CharmersWritten-By – David Gates
3:45
4-15 Dennis Brown Westbound Train
Producer – Winston "Niney" Holness*Written-By – Dennis Brown
3:01
4-16 The Willows (2) Cool Iron
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
2:25
4-17 The Upsetters Justice For The People
Producer – Lee PerryWritten-By – Hugh Rainford Perry*
3:15
4-18 Big Youth S90 Skank
Producer – Keith HudsonWritten-By – Keith Hudson, Manley Buchanan
2:51
4-19 I Roy* Black Man Time
Producer – Augustus Clarke*Written-By – Augustus Clarke*
3:40
4-20 Gregory Isaacs Bad Da
Producer – Winston "Niney" Holness*Written-By – Gregory Isaacs, Winston Holness*
3:11
4-21 Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus Run Come (Throw Away Your Stoney Heart)
Producer – Tommy CowanWritten-By – Michael George Henry
3:34
4-22 Burning Spear Marcus Garvey
Producer – Jack Ruby*Written-By – Phillip Fullwood, Winston Rodney
3:27

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Comes in a special case with 48-page booklet.
℗ 2005 The copyright in this compilation is owned by Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. © 2005 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
Made in the EU.

Even if the date 2005 is printed on the back of the sleeve, this box set was issued in late October 2004 or early November 2004. (source: Amazon US, Amazon UK, Allmusic and promotional CDr on Discogs)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 050159 925490
  • Barcode (String): 5050159925490
  • Label Code: LC 6448
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): TJNBX254/A SANCTUARY RECORDS **75413 www.vdcgroup.com
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): TJNBX254/B SANCTUARY RECORDS **75416 www.vdcgroup.com
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): TJNBX254/C SANCTUARY RECORDS **75417 www.vdcgroup.com
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): TJNBX254/D SANCTUARY RECORDS **75419 www.vdcgroup.com
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1, 2, 3 & 4): IFPI L011
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1, 2): IFPI 5QO7
  • Mould SID Code (CD 3): IFPI 5Q03
  • Mould SID Code (CD 4): IFPI 5Q10

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