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Monkey Business: The Definitive Skinhead Reggae Collection

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2CD

Released: 19th Feb 2016

£7.99


upgraded and expanded version of the classic ‘Monkey Business’ album, which originally saw issue as a vinyl LP in 1980, at the height of the 2Tone era.

This long overdue expanded edition features the album’s original 20 tracks augmented by an additional 36 skinhead favourites from 1968 to 1970. Presented in a striking new sleeve, the 16-page booklet includes a fascinating essay on the original skinhead scene adorned by an array of rare and striking imagery from the original skinhead era. this is the starting point for all those seeking to discover the sounds that inspired a generation., and ss the cover asserts - this is the definitive skinhead reggae collection.

Monkey Business: The Definitive Skinhead Reggae Collection

Tracklist

  1. Tighten Up - The Untouchables
  2. Fatty Fatty - Clancy Eccles
  3. 54 - 46 Was My Number - The Maytals
  4. 007 (Shanty Town) - Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  5. Liquidator - The Harry J All Stars
  6. Fire Corner - King Stitt
  7. Double Barrel - Dave & Ansel Collins
  8. Birth Control - Lloydie & The Lowbites
  9. Herbsman - King Stitt & Andy Capp
  10. Elizabethan Reggae - Boris Gardiner & The Love People
  11. Return Of Django - The Upsetters
  12. Monkey Spanner - Dave & Ansel Collins
  13. Young Gifted And Black - Bob & Marcia
  14. Long Shot Kick De Bucket - The Pioneers
  15. Monkey Man - The Maytals
  16. Dollar In The Teeth - The Upsetters
  17. Barbwire - Nora Dean
  18. Shocks Of Mighty - Dave Barker & The Upsetters
  19. Them Laugh And Kiki - The Soul Mates
  20. Cherry Oh Baby - Eric Donaldson
  21. No More Heartaches - The Beltones
  22. Sufferer - The Kingstonians
  23. People Funny Boy - Lee Perry
  24. How Long Will It Take - Pat Kelly
  25. Hong Kong Flu - The Ethiopians
  26. Fat Man - Derrick Morgan
  27. Pop A Top - Andy Capp
  28. Wet Dream - Max Romeo
  29. Israelites - Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  30. Singer Man - The Kingstonians
  31. Lock Jaw - Dave Barker & The Upsetters
  32. Mama Look Deh -The Reggae Boys
  33. Hang ‘Em High - Richard Ace
  34. John Jones - Rudy Mills
  35. Everything Crash - The Ethiopians
  36. River To The Bank - Derrick Morgan
  37. Clint Eastwood - The Upsetters
  38. Moonlight Lover - Joya Landis
  39. Come Into My Parlour - The Bleechers
  40. Bangarang - Stranger Cole & Lester Sterling
  41. Ride Your Donkey - The Tennors
  42. The Law - Andy Capp
  43. A Place In The Sun - David Isaacs
  44. Pressure Drop - The Maytals
  45. Reggae Pressure - The Hippy Boys
  46. Cuss Cuss - Lloyd Robinson
  47. Spread Your Bed - The Versatiles
  48. Seven Letters - Derrick Morgan
  49. Reggae Hit The Town - The Ethiopians
  50. Music Like Dirt - Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  51. A Live Injection - The Upsetters
  52. Wreck A Buddy - The Soul Sisters
  53. Reggae In Your Jeggae - Dandy
  54. Queen Of The World - Lloyd & Claudette
  55. Red Red Wine - Tony Tribe
  56. Skinhead Moonstomp - Symarip