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Various - The Story Of Blue Beat - The Best In Ska 1960

£9.99 GBP
SUNRDD003

Format: 2CD

The first 25 releases from the fledgling Blue Beat label plus Bonus tracks from subsidiary labels, Melodisc and Duke.
CD 1 features all the 'A' sides whilst CD 2 features all the 'B' sides, and includes many rare and sought after tracks.

CD1 (THE A-SIDES)

1.Boogie Rock - Laurel Aitken & The Boogie Cats
2.Dumplin's - Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
3.Manny Oh - Higgs & Wilson with Ken Richards & His Comets
4.Lollipop Girl - The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & His Group
5.My Hearts Desire - The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & His Group
6.Worried Over You - Keith & Enid with Trenton Spence & His Group
7.Fat Man - Derrick Morgan
8.Cutest Little Woman - Owen Gray with Kenneth Richards & His Band
9.Album Of Memory - The Magic Notes with Kenneth Richards & His Band
10.Jeannie Is Back - Laurel Aitken
11.Send Me - Keith & Enid with Trenton Spence & His Group
12.Don't Cry - Derrick Morgan & The Ebonies
13.Judgment Day - Laurel Aitken with Ken Richards & His Harmonisers
14.Easy Snapping - Clue J's Blues Blasters with vocal by Theophilus Beckford
15.Time To Pray (Allelujah) - The Mellow Larks with Clue J & His Blues Blasters
16.Muriel - Alton & Eddy with Clue J & His Blues Blasters
17.Lover Boy - Derrick Morgan with Duke Reid & His Group
18.Till The End Of Time - Chuck & Dobby with Duke Reid & His Group
19.Baby What You Done Me Wrong - Bobby Kingdom & The Blue Beats
20.Shockin' - Lynn Hope
21.Railroad Track - Laurel Aitken & The Blue Beats
22.Cool School - Chuck & Dobby with Duke Reid & His Group
23.I Wanna Love - Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & His Group
24.More Whisky - Laurel Aitken with Duke Reid & His Group
25.Little Vilma - The Blues Busters with "˜Wee Willi' Williams & His Orchestra
26.Jamaica Blues - Azie Lawrence
27.Mary Lee - Laurel Aitken & The Blue Beats
28.The Wasp - The Bubbles
29.Pink Lane Shuffle - Duke Reid & His Group

CD2 (THE B-SIDES)

1.Heavenly Angel - Laurel Aitken & The Boogie Cats
2.Kissin' Gal - Byron Lee & The Dragonaires with vocal by Buddy Davidson
3.When You Tell Me Baby - Higgs & Wilson with Ken Richards & His Comets
4.Dearest Darling - The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & His Group
5.I Love You - The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & His Group
6.Everything Will Be Alright - Keith & Enid with Trenton Spence & His Group
7.I'm Gonna Leave You - Derrick Morgan
8.Running Around - Owen Gray with Kenneth Richards & His Band
9.Why Did You Leave Me - The Magic Notes with Kenneth Richards & His Band
10.If It's Money You Need - Laurel Aitken
11.People Will Say We're In Love - Trenton Spence & His Group
12.I Pray For You - Derrick Morgan & The Ebonies
13.Yea Yea Baby - Laurel Aitken with Ken Richards & His Harmonisers
14.Goin' Home - Clue J's Blues Blasters with vocal by Theophilus Beckford
15.Love You Baby - The Mellow Larks with Clue J & His Blues Blasters
16.Silky - Clue J & His Blues Blasters, featuring Ernest Ranglin, Rico Rodriquez & Roland Alphonso
17.Oh My! - Derrick Morgan with Duke Reid & His Group
18. What Makes Honey - Duke Reid's Group
19.Go Pretty Baby Go - Bobby Kingdom & The Blue Beats
20.Blue And Sentimental - Lynn Hope
21.Tell Me Darling - Laurel Aitken & The Blue Beats
22.The Joker - Duke Reid's Group
23.Duk's Cookies - Duke Reid's Group
24.Parapinto Boogie - Lloyd Clarke with Duke Reid & His Group
25.Early One Morning - The Blues Busters with Luther "˜Wee Willi' Williams & His Orchestra
26.Come Rumble And Tumble With Me - Azie Lawrence
27.Lonesome Lover - Laurel Aitken & The Blue Beats
28.Bopping In The Barnyard - The Bubbles
29.Low Down Dirty Girl - Laurel Aitken with Duke Reid & His Group