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100% Dynamite! Ska, Soul, Rocksteady and Funk in Jamaica (2015 - remasteRed & expanded)

Soul Jazz Records



CD

Released: 25th Sep 2015

£13.99


heavyweight 2lp + download

Released: 25th Sep 2015

£23.99

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the digitally remastered & expanded edition of Soul Jazz Records’ biggest ever selling release - an absolutely classic compilation - every home should have one!.

Since its original release nearly 20 years ago, ‘100% Dynamite’ has become a cornerstone of reggae: 18 killer tracks that show the influence that American Jazz, Funk & Soul music had on Jamaican Reggae. it features some serious Jamaican funk by Jackie Mittoo, The Upsetters & Toots & The Maytals, the cream of Jamaica's jazz musicians such as Tommy McCook, Cedric Brooks & Lennie Hibbert. Also included are heavyweight Reggae versions to Soul classics: Marlena Shaw’s ‘Woman Of The Ghetto’, Aretha Franklin’s ‘Rocksteady’, Syl Johnson’s ‘Is It Because I’m Black’, William DeVaughan’s seminal ‘Be Thankful’ & more. This expanded edition features seminal tracks from the greatest Jamaican producers - Clement Dodd, Lee Perry, Winston Riley (Techniques) & more. “Buy this excellent compilation immediately” - Mojo.

100% Dynamite! Ska, Soul, Rocksteady and Funk in Jamaica (2015 - remasteRed & expanded)

Tracklist

  1. Willie Williams - Armageddon Time
  2. Toots & The Maytals - Night And Day
  3. The Marvels - Rocksteady
  4. The Upsetters - Popcorn
  5. Bunny Clarke - Be Thankful
  6. Tommy McCook - Green Mango
  7. Brentford All-Stars - Greedy G
  8. Lennie Hibbert - Real Hot
  9. Horace Andy - My Soul
  10. Johnny Osbourne - We Need Love
  11. Bunny Brown - I Love The Way You Love
  12. Jackie Mittoo - Stereo Freeze
  13. Phyllis Dillon - Woman Of The Ghetto
  14. Cedric Brooks - Give Rasta Glory
  15. Alton Ellis - Son Of Man
  16. Sound Dimension - Granny Scratch Scratch
  17. Lloyd Robinson - Cuss Cuss
  18. Sound Dimension - Drum Song
  19. Ken Boothe - Is It Because I’m Black