Rude boy ska, lovers rock and classic reggae provide the focus for the next 3 vinyl albums in Trojan's 'Original Classics' series.
Launched in July, the genre-themed albums are pressed on 180g vinyl and presented in handsome generically-designed sleeves, with previous volumes highlighting the best in ska, reggae, dub, roots, rock steady and boss reggae.
The respective track-listings are as follows:
VARIOUS 'ORIGINAL RUDE BOY CLASSICS' - TBL1025 (4050538211382)
SIDE ONE: 1. Don't Be A Rude Boy - The Rulers, 2. Soldiers Take Over - The Rio Grandes, 3. Denham Town - Winston & George, 4. No Good Rudie - Justin Hinds & The Dominoes, 5. Rudie Gets Plenty - The Spanishtonians, 6. Cry Tough - Alton Ellis & The Flames
SIDE TWO: 1. Rudy Got Soul - Desmond Dekker & The Aces, 2. Stop Them - Hazel & The Jolly Boys & The Fugitives, 3. Rudies All Around - Joe White, 4. Why Oh Why - The Black Brothers, 5. (Gun Fever) Blam Blam Fever - The Valentines, 6. Rudy, A Message to You - Dandy
VARIOUS 'ORIGINAL LOVERS ROCK CLASSICS' - TBL1026 (4050538211405)
SIDE ONE: 1. You Will Never Find Another Love Like Mine - John Holt, 2. Lovin' You - Janet Kay, 3. I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The J Sisters, 4. Feel Like Makin' Love - Elizabeth Archer & The Equators, 5. Where Is The Love? - Sonya Spence
SIDE TWO: 1. I’m Still In Love With You - Marcia Aitken, 2. Tell Me A Lie - Candy McKenzie, 3. Loving Pauper - Ruddy Thomas & Trinity, 4. Keep It Like It Is - Louisa Mark, 5. Walk Away - Marie Pierre
VARIOUS 'ORIGINAL VINTAGE REGGAE CLASSICS' - TBL1027 (4050538211436)
SIDE ONE: 1. Sweet Sensation – The Melodians, 2. Kingston Town – Lord Creator, 3. Now I Know – Ken Boothe, 4. Satisfaction – Carl Dawkins, 5. Love Of The Common People – Nicky Thomas, 6. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
SIDE TWO: 1. Blood & Fire - Niney, 2. Stick By Me (And I'll Stick By You) – John Holt, 3. A Little Love – Jimmy London, 4. Let The Power Fall On I – Max Romeo, 5. Beat Down Babylon – Junior Byles, 6. Money in My Pocket (1972 version) – Dennis Brown
Released on 18th November, all three vinyl collections are now available from the Trojan online shop and Pledge Music, who also offers a range of special deals, including limited edition, officially stamped 12" x 12" 'collectors' cards and the once in a lifetime opportunity to buy mega-rare, limited test pressings!