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Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962. The first of the two discs focuses on the biggest home-grown sellers of the year, featuring ska and r&b hits by such celebrated foundation artists as Jimmy Cliff, Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray and Don Drummond, while he second disc comprises previously unissued recordings, produced by the country's leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.
Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962. The first of the two discs focuses on the biggest home-grown sellers of the year, featuring ska and r&b hits by such celebrated foundation artists as Jimmy Cliff, Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray and Don Drummond, while he second disc comprises previously unissued recordings, produced by the country's leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.
4050538808131
Rise Jamaica: Jamaican Independence Special (Various Artists)
Artist: Various Artists
Format: CD
New: Available $19.98
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DISC: 1

1. ** Jamaican Radio Hits Of '62
2. Al T. Joe- - Rise Jamaica (Independence Time Is Here)
3. Jimmy Cliff- - Miss Jamaica
4. Owen Gray- - My One Desire
5. Drumbago's All Stars*- - Duck Soup
6. The Beltones- - Gloria (Love)
7. Roy ; Patsy*- - My Happy Home
8. Derrick Morgan- - The Hop
9. Stranger ; Patsy- - Let's Go To The Party
10. Owen Gray- - Darling Patricia
11. Jimmy James (2)- - Bewildered And Blue
12. Derrick ; Patsy*- - Love Not To Brag
13. Lloyd Clarke- - Love You The Most
14. Rupie Edwards- - Just Because
15. The Prodigals*- - Prodigal Son
16. Derrick Morgan- - Be Still
17. Lloyd Clarke- - Love Me Or Leave Me
18. Roland Alphonso- - Easter Bonnet
19. Owen Gray- - Nobody Else
20. Derrick Morgan- - Forward March
21. Lloyd Clarke- - Good Morning
22. Don Drummond's Group*- - Twelve Minutes To Go
23. Jimmy Cliff- - Hurricane Hattie
24. Owen Gray- - Midnight Track
25. Derrick ; Patsy*- - Housewife's Choice
26. Lord Creator- - Independent Jamaica
27. ** The Duke's Dubplates '62
28. Roland Alphonso- - Chick Chick
29. Stranger ; Ken- - Power (Take 2)
30. Cosmo ; Dennis- - Baby Please Don't Go
31. Hortense Ellis- - Midnight Train (Take 1)
32. Derrick ; Patsy*- - Feel So Fine (Take 1)
33. Roland Alphonso- - Neck Tie (Take 2)
34. The Charmers- - Little Angel
35. Stranger ; Ken- - Come Over Baby
36. Cosmo ; Dennis- - Lollipop I'm In Love (Take 3)
37. The Prodigals*- - Bye Bye Baby
38. Roland Alphonso- - As Teardrops Fall
39. Derrick ; Patsy*- - Marianne (Take 1)
40. The Charmers- - Mow Sen Wa
41. Duke Reid's Group*- - Herring Bone
42. Basil Gabbidon- - Ben Johnson Day (Take 1)
43. Frank Cosmo- - At The Party (Take 3)
44. Roland Alphonso- - Double Six
45. Jerry McCarthy*- - Crazy Girl
46. Derrick Morgan- - Joy Bells (Take 3)
47. Roland Alphonso- - Honeycomb
48. Stranger ; Patsy- - This Is Love (Take 2)
49. Frank Cosmo- - Have Mercy Baby
50. Stranger ; Ken- - Straight Home
51. Duke Reid's Group*- - Woodchopper's Ball (Take 2)
52. Cosmo ; Dennis- - I'm Gone

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Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962. The first of the two discs focuses on the biggest home-grown sellers of the year, featuring ska and r&b hits by such celebrated foundation artists as Jimmy Cliff, Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray and Don Drummond, while he second disc comprises previously unissued recordings, produced by the country's leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.
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