House Of Joy
"This box set,designed to replicate the original speaker design, contains fifteen rare Studio One singles as well as a poster, booklet, 45 adapter, and a keychain, and is compiled from the extensive Studio One catalogue to honor the pioneering Jamaican soundman Clement Dodd, who started recording in the early 1950s.
House Of Joy was the name used in Jamaica for the the large wooden speakers that powered the early dancehalls. Featuring singles with the original labels this collection mines the rich history of Studio One and is a true testimony of the label's greatness. The original 7""s are almost impossible to track down these days and would be over £1.5k to source the originals Disc 1: Mother Miserable - Kingstonians / I Make A Woman - Kingstonians Disc 2: Soulful Music - The Invaders / Happy Organ - The Soul Vendors Disc 3: I Made A Mistake - Termites / Undying Love - Ernest Wilson Disc 4: Set A Better Example - Alton Ellis / Lick It Back - Duke Morgan Disc 5: Sho Be Do Be - Clarendonians / Sweetheart Of Beauty - Clarendonians Disc 6: Just Another Girl - Ken Boothe / Fooling You - Jimmy Newton Disc 7: Red In A Babylon - Lloyd Jones / Red In A Babylon Version - Lloyd Jones Disc 8: Natty Don't Go - Cornel Campbell / Natty Don't Go Version - Cornel Campbell Disc 9: Jet Stream - Don Drummond / Schooling The Duke - Don Drummond Disc 10: Baby - Heptones / Onyl Sixteen - Heptones Disc 11: Nanny Goat - Larry Marshall / Wepp - The Actions Disc 12: Simmer Down - Wailers / I Don't Need Your Love - Wailers Disc 13: Silky - Clue J / Muriel - Alton & Eddy Disc 14: Dew Drops - Don Drummond / I'll Be There - The Rhythm Aces Disc 15: Andrea - Jiving Juniors / Darling Don't Leave Me - Jiving Juniors"