Various ‎– Before Reggae 1951-1962 (Jamaican Mento - Boogie - Rhythm & Blues - Doo Wop - Twist - Rock'n'Roll & Ska)

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NDH Music ‎– 001165
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4 × CD, Compilation
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Tracklist Masquer Crédits

1951-1959
1-1 Lord Fly Whai, Whai, Whai
Backing Band – The Dan Williams Orchestra*Clarinet, Saxophone – Bertie KingDouble Bass [Contrebasse] – Herbert Nelson (2)Drums – Donald JarrettGuitar – Fitz Hugh Colash*Piano – Mapletoft PoulleProducer – Stanley MottaWritten-By – Gerald Lyon
2:10
1-2 Louise Bennett Bongo Man
Backing Band – The Caribbean Serenaders*Producer – Denis Preston
2:24
1-3 Harold Richardson & The Ticklers Glamour Gal
Guitar – Charles SangMarimbula [Rumba Box] – Danny "Lord Danny Boy" Slue*Producer – Stanley MottaVocals – Harold Richardson (2)Written-By – Everald "Willie" Williams*
2:44
1-4 Alerth Bedasse & Chin's Calypso Sextet Depression
Guitar, Banjo – Cheston WilliamsMaracas, Percussion – Everald "Willie" Williams*Marimbula [Rumba Box, Probably] – Aaron Carr (2), "Peck"*Producer – Ivan ChinSaxophone [Saxophone En Bambou] – "Wilbert"*Vocals, Guitar – Alerth BedasseWritten-By – Everald "Willie" Williams*
3:00
1-5 Alerth Bedasse & Chin's Calypso Quintet Night Food
Producer – Ivan ChinWritten-By – Everald "Willie" Williams*
3:01
1-6 Alerth Bedasse & The Local Calypso Quintet* Rough Rider
Producer – Ivan ChinWritten-By – Everald "Willie" Williams*
2:59
1-7 Count Lasher & His Calypsonians Calypso Cha Cha
Producer – Dada Tuari*
2:51
1-8 Count Lasher & Charlie Binger Calabash
Producer – Dada Tuari*
2:42
1-9 Lord Flea & His Calypsonians The Naughty Little Flea
Drums – Alvin Patterson*Producer – Ken Khouri
2:34
1-10 Baba Motta & His Jamaicans She Pon Top
Piano – Baba MottaProducer – Stanley Motta
2:29
1-11 Laurel Aitken Ghana Independence (They Got It)
Producer – Dada Tuari*
3:07
1-12 Laurel Aitken Nightfall In Zion
Producer – Dada Tuari*
2:44
1-13 Laurel Aitken Aitken's Boogie
Producer – Dada Tuari*, Laurel AitkenSaxophone – Roland Alphonso
3:04
1-14 Count Owen & His Calypsonians* Island In The Sun
Producer – Ken KhouriVocals – Count OwenWritten-By [Uncredited] – Harry Belafonte, Irving Burgess
3:12
1-15 Lord Lebby Ethiopia
Producer – Ken KhouriWritten-By – Everald "Willie" Williams*
3:02
1-16 Laurel Aitken Walls Of Jericho
Producer – Dada Tuari*
3:13
1-17 Laurel Aitken & The Boogie Cats Baba Kill Me Goat
Guitar – Ernest RanglinProducer – Dada Tuari*, Laurel Aitken
2:34
1-18 Duke Reid & His Group* What Makes Honey
Producer – Duke Reid*
3:08
1-19 Duke Reid & His Group* Duke's Cookies
Producer – Duke Reid*Trombone – Rico Rodriguez
2:25
1-20 Laurel Aitken Boogie In My Bones
Backing Band – The CaribsDouble Bass [Contrebasse] – Lloyd BrevettDrums – Lowell MorrisGuitar – Dennis Sindray*Piano – Peter StoddartProducer – Chris BlackwellSaxophone – Max Wildman
2:47
1-21 Laurel Aitken Little Sheila
Backing Band – The CaribsDouble Bass [Contrebasse] – Lloyd BrevettDrums – Lowell MorrisGuitar – Dennis Sindray*Piano – Peter StoddartProducer – Chris BlackwellSaxophone – Max Wildman
1:53
1-22 Laurel Aitken & The Boogie Cats Boogie Rock
Producer – Dada Tuari*
2:34
1-23 Theophilus Beckford Easy Snapping
Backing Band – Clue J & His Blues Blasters*Double Bass [Contrebasse] – Cluett JohnsonDrums [Batterie, Probably] – Ian Person*, Ken Williams (6)Guitar [Probably] – Ernest Ranglin, Keith Stoddart, Ken Richards (2)Piano – Theophilus BeckfordProducer – Clement Seymour "Coxsone" Dodd*Tenor Saxophone – Roland AlphonsoTrombone [Probably] – Don Drummond, Rico Rodriguez
2:50
1959-1961
2-1 Alton & Eddie* Muriel
Backing Band – Clue J. & His Blues Blasters*Producer – Coxsone*Vocals – Alton Ellis, Eddy Perkins*
3:10
2-2 Lord Lebby & The Jamaican Calypsonians One Kiss For My Baby
Producer – Chris Blackwell
2:42
2-3 Laurel Aitken Honey Girl
Producer – Chris Blackwell
1:58
2-4 Laurel Aitken Come Back Jeannie
Producer – Dada Tuari*Tenor Saxophone [Très Probablement / Very Probably] – Stanley "Ribs" Notice*
2:20
2-5 Owen Gray Jenny Lee
Producer – Chris Blackwell
2:24
2-6 Higgs & Wilson Manny Oh
Backing Band – Ken Richards & His Comets*Guitar – Ken Richards (2)Producer – Edward SeagaVocals – Joe Higgs, Roy Wilson (2)
2:23
2-7 Neville Esson Shimmy & Twist
Producer – Lloyd "The Matador" Daley*
2:28
2-8 Wilfred "Jackie" Edwards* & The Caribs We're Gonna Love
Producer – Chris Blackwell
2:51
2-9 Trenton Spence Trenton's Hop
Producer – Simeon SmithTenor Saxophone – Trenton Spence
2:21
2-10 Derrick Morgan Lover Boy (South Corner Rock)
Backing Band – Drumbago (Parks) Et Ses All Stars*Guitar – Jah Jerry*Producer – Duke Reid*Written-By – Derrick Morgan
2:39
2-11 Derrick Morgan Fat Man
Producer – Simeon Smith
2:20
2-12 Don Drummond & The City Slickers Don Cosmic
Producer – Coxsone*Trombone – Don Drummond
2:29
2-13 Roland Alphonso & His Alley Cats* Hully Gully Rock
Producer – Coxsone*Saxophone – Roland Alphonso
2:58
2-14 Owen Gray & The Caribs Please Let Me Go
Backing Band – The CaribsGuitar – Ernest RanglinProducer – Chris BlackwellVocals – Owen Gray
2:45
2-15 Byron Lee & The Dragonaires* Dumplin'
Composed By – Ernie FreemanProducer – Byron Lee, Edward Seaga
2:43
2-16 Lloyd Clarke Parapinto Boogie
Producer – Duke Reid*
2:39
2-17 Keith & Enid Worried Over You
Backing Band – Trenton Spence & His GroupProducer – Simeon SmithTenor Saxophone – Trenton SpenceVocals – Enid Cumberland, Altamont Keith Stewart*
3:11
2-18 The Jiving Juniors Lollipop Girl
Backing Band – The CaribsBacking Vocals – Eugene Dwyer, Maurice WinterPiano – Herman "Hersang" Sang*Producer – Duke Reid*Vocals – Derrick Harriott
2:19
2-19 Laurel Aitken Judgement Day
Backing Band – Ken Richards & His HarmonisersPiano [Probably] – Theophilus BeckfordProducer – Duke Reid*Saxophone – Val BennettTrombone – Rico Rodriguez
2:53
2-20 Charlie Binger & His Quintet Jamaica Is The Place To Go
Producer – Stanley Motta
2:51
2-21 The Charmers Lonely Boy
Backing Band – The City SlickersMusician – Herman SangProducer – Coxsone*Vocals – Lloyd Tyrell, Roy Willis
2:14
2-22 Cecil Byrd Ba Ba Black Sheep
Backing Band – Sir Dee's GroupProducer – Delroy E. Dunkley*
2:44
2-23 Clancy Eccles Freedom
Backing Band – City Slickers D'Herman Hersang*Musician – Herman SangProducer – Coxsone*
2:51
1961
3-1 The Folkes Brothers* Oh Carolina
Backing Band – Count Ossie & Son Afro-Combo*Percussion [Tambour] – Count OssiePiano – Owen GrayProducer – Prince BusterVocals – Eric "Junior" Folkes, John Folkes, Mico Folkes
2:40
3-2 The Mellow Cats* & Count Ossie Rock A Man's Soul
Producer – Coxsone*
2:52
3-3 Bunny & Skitter* Lumumba
Performer – Arthur "Bunny" Robinson*, Noel "Scully" SimmsProducer – Coxsone*
2:34
3-4 Prince Buster They Got To Go
Producer – Prince BusterWritten-By – Derrick Morgan, Prince Buster
2:35
3-5 Eric "Monty" Morris Humpty Dumpty
Backing Band – Drumbago All-Stars*Drums – Arkland "Drumbago" Parks*Producer – Prince BusterVocals – Eric "Monty" Morris
2:50
3-6 Basil Gabbidon War Paint Baby
Backing Band – Buster's GroupProducer – Prince Buster
3:33
3-7 Shenley Duffus Saturday Night Rock
Producer – Simeon Smith
2:33
3-8 Bunny & Skitter* Rock With Me Baby
Producer – Coxsone*
3:20
3-9 Don Drummond That Man Is Back
Producer – Coxsone*
1:49
3-10 Lloyd Clarke Girl's Rush
Producer – Charlie Moo
2:31
3-11 Jimmy Cliff I'm Sorry
Backing Band – Cavalier's Combo*Producer – Sir CavalierVocals – James Chambers (2)
2:38
3-12 Theophilus Beckford Mr Downpressor
Producer – Theophilus Beckford
2:28
3-13 Monty* & The Cyclones Summertime
Piano – Bernard Montgomery "Monty" Alexander*Producer – Coxsone*Written-By – George Gershwin
2:38
3-14 Monty* & The Cyclones Lazy Lou
Piano – Monty AlexanderProducer – Coxsone*
2:05
3-15 Clue J. & His Blues Blasters* Milk Lane Hop
Producer – Coxsone*
2:56
3-16 Aubrey Adams & The Dudroppers* Lady In Red
Producer – Coxsone*
3:21
3-17 Girl Satchmo Darling
Backing Band – The Swinging MashersProducer – Duke Reid*Written-By – Kent Rowe*, Kendris Fagan
3:21
3-18 The Downbeats (9) Midnight Love
Backing Band – The CaribsProducer – Chris BlackwellVocals – Count Prince Miller, Winston Service
2:43
3-19 The Downbeats (9) Thinkin' Of You
Backing Band – The CaribsProducer – Chris BlackwellVocals – Count Prince Miller, Winston Service
1:56
3-20 Derrick And Patsy Let The Good Times Roll
Backing Band – Drumbago (Parks) & His Harmonisers*Producer – Duke Reid*Vocals – Derrick Morgan, Patsy Millicent Todd*Written-By [Uncredited] – Leonard Lee, Shirley Goodman
2:11
3-21 Derrick And Patsy Housewife's Choice
Producer – Leslie Kong
2:40
3-22 Kes Chin & The Souveniers S-U-K-I-N
Producer – Chris Blackwell
2:10
3-23 Lord Laro Referendum Calypso
Producer – Ken Khouri
2:56
1962
4-1 Prince Buster Wash Wash
Producer, Vocals – Prince Buster
3:24
4-2 Jimmy Cliff Dearest Beverley
Composed By – Jimmy CliffProducer – Leslie Kong
2:40
4-3 Desmond Dekker Honor Your Mother & Father
Arranged By – Theophilus BeckfordBacking Band – Beverley's All StarsProducer – Leslie Kong
2:24
4-4 Robert "Bob" Marley* Judge Not
Producer – Leslie Kong
2:26
4-5 The Maytals Hallelujah
Producer – Coxsone*Vocals – Henry "Raleigh" Gordon, Nathaniel "Jerry" Matthias, "Toots" Hibbert*
2:36
4-6 Delroy Wilson Lion Of Judah
Producer – Coxsone*Written-By [Co-écrit Avec / Co Written With] – Lee Perry
2:31
4-7 Cornell Campbell & The City Slickers Each Lonely Night
Producer – Coxsone*
3:04
4-8 Stranger Cole Rough & Tough
Producer – Duke Reid*
3:01
4-9 Derrick Morgan (Went To) The Hop
Producer – Leslie Kong
2:27
4-10 The Jiving Juniors Sugar Dandy
Producer – Derrick HarriottSaxophone – Buddy Lucas
2:20
4-11 Basil Gabbidon & Buster's Group Hully Gully Miss Molly
Drums – Drumbago Parks*Guitar – Jah Jerry*Producer – Prince BusterSaxophone – Dennis Campbell*, Val BennettTrombone – Rico Rodriguez
2:24
4-12 Theophilus Beckford Walking Down King Street
Producer – Delroy E. Dunkley*
2:43
4-13 Owen Gray Twist Baby
Producer – Leslie Kong
2:06
4-14 Owen Gray Twist So Fine
Producer – Coxsone*
2:28
Sammy Dead Medley 2:47
4-15a Prince Buster Oil In My Lamp
Producer – Prince BusterWritten-By – Traditionnel*
4-15b Prince Buster Sammy Dead
Producer – Prince BusterWritten-By – Traditionnel*
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4-16 Derrick Morgan Forward March
Producer – Leslie KongWritten-By – Derrick Morgan
2:50
4-17 Al T. Joe Rise Jamaica (Independence Time Is Here)
Producer – Linden Pottinger
2:37
4-18 Prince Buster & The Blue Beats (2) Independence Song
Producer – Prince Buster
2:44
4-19 Rico* & The Blue Beats (2) August 1962
Producer – Prince Buster
2:43
4-20 The Rhythm Aces (3) Joy Bells For Independence
Producer – Coxsone*Vocals – Boris Gardiner, Richard Moss*, Richard Ace, Delano Stewart*
2:04
4-21 Basil Gabbidon Independence Blues
Producer – Coxsone*
2:46
4-22 Lord Creator Independent Jamaica
Backing Band – Joe Williams OrchestraProducer – Vincent Chin*
2:50
4-23 Jimmy Cliff Miss Jamaica
Producer – Leslie Kong
2:26

Sociétés, etc.

Crédits

Notes

Enclosed in a cardboard slipcase.

Contains a 26 pages booklet with liner notes in french.

Track 4-4 is credited to Robert "Bob" Marley in booklet, to Bob Marley on back cover.

1-1: 1951 (78T MRS), recorded at Motta's Recording Studio
1-2: 1951 (78T Melodisc), recorded in England
1-3: 1952 (78T MRS)
1-4: 1954 (78T Chin's)
1-5, 1-6: 1955 (78T Chin's)
1-7: 1955 (78T Caribou)
1-8: 1956 (78T Caribou)
1-9: 1956 (78T Capital), recorded at Records Limited (later Federal Records)
1-10: 1957 (MRS)
1-11, 1-12, 1-13: 1957 (78T Caribou)
1-14: 1958 (78T Kalypso), version of the song originally performed by Harry Belafonte
1-15: 1958 (78T Kalypso)
1-16: 1958 (78T Caribou)
1-17: 1959 (Caribou)
1-18: 1959 (Duke Reid's)
1-19: 1959 (Duke Reid's), released in 1960
1-20: 1959 (R&B), inspired by Charlie Gonzales' "I'm free" (1951)
1-21: 1959 (R&B)
1-22: 1959 (Down Beat)
1-23: 1959 (Worldisc), recorded at Federal Studio

2-1: 1959 (Worldisc), recorded at Federal Studio
2-2, 2-3: 1959 (R&B)
2-4: 1959 (Down Beat)
2-5: 1960 (R&B)
2-6: 1960 (WIRL), recorded at Studio WIRL (West Indies Recording Limited)
2-7: 1960 (LD pre-release)
2-8: 1960 (R&B)
2-9: 1960 (Hi lite), also known as "Sligoville Shuffle"
2-10: 1960 (Duke Reid's)
2-11: 1960 (Smith's)
2-12, 2-13: 1960 (Sensational)
2-14: 1960 (R&B)
2-15: 1960 (Dragon's Breath), originally composed and performed by american pianist Ernie Freeman
2-16: 1960 (Duke Reid's)
2-17: 1960 (Smith's)
2-18, 2-19: 1960 (Duke Reid's)
2-20: 1960 (MRS)
2-21: 1961 (All Stars)
2-22: 1961 (Dee's), jamaican version of the nursery rhyme "Humpty Dumpty"
2-23: 1961 (Coxsone)

3-1: 1961 (Buster Wild Bells), recorded at the studios of the RJR, Kingston ("enregistré aux studios de la RJR à Kingston")
3-2: 1961 (Sensational)
3-3: 1961 (Worldisc)
3-4: 1961 (Voice Of The People); released in 1962
3-5, 3-6: 1961 (Buster Wild Bells)
3-7: 1961 (Smith's)
3-8: 1961 (Worldisc)
3-9: 1961 (All Stars), also known as "That Man Is Back" or "This Man Is Back"
3-10: 1961 (Moo's Records)
3-11: 1961 (Hi Tone)
3-12: 1961 (King Pioneer)
3-13: 1961 (Teen)
3-14: 1961 (All Stars)
3-15, 3-16: 1961 (Coxsone)
3-17: 1961
3-18 & 3-19: 1961 (R&B)
3-20: 1961 (Duke Reid's), cover of Shirley & Lee (1956)
3-21: 1961 (Beverley's), originally called "You Don't Know"
3-22: 1961 (Island)
3-23: 1961 (Caribou)

4-1: 1962 (Buster Wild Bells)
4-2, 4-3, 4-4: 1962 (Beverley's)
4-5, 4-6, 4-7: 1962 (Rolando & Powie)
4-8: 1962 (Treasure Isle)
4-9: 1962 (Beverley's)
4-10: 1962 (Crystal), recorded in New York with the help of R&B star Chuck Jackson
4-11: 1962 (Buster Wild Bells)
4-12: 1962 (Dee's), version of Big joe Turner's "Flip Flop And Fly Fly"
4-13: 1962 (Beverley's), also known as "Twisting Baby" and "The Twist", alternative version of "Best Twist" recorded by Owen Gray for Coxsone in 1962
4-14: 1962 (Muzik City), also known as "Twist My Baby"
4-15: 1962 (Voice Of The People), medley containing "Oil In My Lamp" and "Sammy Dead", 2 traditionals themes popularized in ska by Eric "Monty" Morris and Prince Buster
4-16: 1962 (Beverley's)
4-17: 1962 (Gay Disc)
4-18: 1962 (Voice Of The People)
4-19: 1962
4-20: 1962 (Worldisc)
4-21: 1962 (D Darling)
4-22: 1962 (Creative Calypso)
4-23: 1962 (Beverley's)

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