A mix of the known and the lesser-known within this Ska La-Rama – Treasure Isle Ska 1965-1966 CD set, which lands in June.
A reissue and a thing of beauty. You can now order The Trojan Story vinyl and CD collection.
There was vinyl released for Record Store Day, but this is The Ska From Jamaica double CD set.
Featuring rare and new to CD tracks, J.J. Johnson’s Ska and Rocksteady Productions 1966-1968 CD set is worth a look.
Time for some more Spotify sounds, this time heading in the direction of Jamaica for Van Cleef’s Rocksteady Omnibus.
Each one hand-numbered, the Skatalite by The Skatalites limited edition coloured vinyl is available to order now.
138 tracks, many new to CD. The Laurel Aitken – Skinhead Train five-CD box set is a substantial affair.
Doug Hadgraft speaks to Steve Barrow – original 1960s mod, reggae authority and founder of the Blood and Fire label about mod in the 1960s and the Jamaican music scene.