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Two CDs. First serious anthology of Lloyd Charmers' earliest productions. Twelve tracks new to CD. Features some of reggae music's greatest Jamaican performers. The late 60s and early 70s witnessed a transformation of the Jamaican music industry, with the global popularity of the new reggae sound opening the way for a host of ambitious independent record producers to make their mark on the local scene and shores beyond. Among this new breed of record-makers were a number of former recording artists whose influence on the future direction of reggae would prove profound, with their number including Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Winston 'Niney' Holness, Clancy Eccles, Derrick Harriott and the man whose early reggae productions are showcased on this set, Lloyd Charmers. 'Reggae In Wonderland' collects the cream of Charmers' early output as an independent producer from a fascinating period in Jamaican music history, during which reggae underwent a series of transformations that commenced with the driving rhythms of boss reggae and closed with a more measured style that echoed the rock steady sound of the late 60s. The recordings featured here are major hits and long forgotten rarities, performed by some of Jamaica's most accomplished artists, most notably Bob Andy, Ken Boothe, Dave Barker, Owen Gray, B. B. Seaton, Bobby Davis and of course Charmers himself. To quote the legendary Paul Nicholas, this is reggae like it used to be!
Two CDs. First serious anthology of Lloyd Charmers' earliest productions. Twelve tracks new to CD. Features some of reggae music's greatest Jamaican performers. The late 60s and early 70s witnessed a transformation of the Jamaican music industry, with the global popularity of the new reggae sound opening the way for a host of ambitious independent record producers to make their mark on the local scene and shores beyond. Among this new breed of record-makers were a number of former recording artists whose influence on the future direction of reggae would prove profound, with their number including Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Winston 'Niney' Holness, Clancy Eccles, Derrick Harriott and the man whose early reggae productions are showcased on this set, Lloyd Charmers. 'Reggae In Wonderland' collects the cream of Charmers' early output as an independent producer from a fascinating period in Jamaican music history, during which reggae underwent a series of transformations that commenced with the driving rhythms of boss reggae and closed with a more measured style that echoed the rock steady sound of the late 60s. The recordings featured here are major hits and long forgotten rarities, performed by some of Jamaica's most accomplished artists, most notably Bob Andy, Ken Boothe, Dave Barker, Owen Gray, B. B. Seaton, Bobby Davis and of course Charmers himself. To quote the legendary Paul Nicholas, this is reggae like it used to be!
5013929284449
Lloyd Charmers  & Friends - Reggae In Wonderland The Splash Singles 1968-1973

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 07/12/2024
UPC: 5013929284449

Reggae In Wonderland The Splash Singles 1968-1973
Artist: Lloyd Charmers & Friends
Format: CD
New: Not Available
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DISC: 1

1. Long About Now - Bruce Ruffin
2. Real Real - Lloyd Robinson
3. Come See About Me - Lloyd Charmers ; the Soul Stirrers
4. House in Session - Tommy Cowan
5. They Got to Move - Lloyd Robinson
6. Why Baby Why - Lloyd Charmers
7. Hot Shot - Karl Bryan
8. Trouble Trouble - Lloyd Robinson
9. Last Laugh - the Jokers
10. The Sweeter She Is - the Charmers
11. Doggone Right - Bobby Davis
12. Sindy - Lloyd Charmers
13. Since I Lost My Baby - Bob Andy
14. Colour Him Father - Lloyd Charmers
15. Going in Circles - Bobby Davis
16. Black Power - Lloyd ; Dave
17. Baby I Need Your Loving - Bob Andy
18. Birth Control - Lloyd Charmers
19. I'm Gone - Lloyd ; Hortense
20. I Can't Get Next to You - the Charmers
21. I Love You Madly - Busty Brown
22. Love I Madly - Bongo Tony
23. All Kinds of Everything - Lloyd Charmers
24. California Dreaming - Lloyd Charmers
25. Just As Long As You Need Me - Busty Brown
26. Just My Imagination (Take 2) - Dave Barker
27. Oh Me Oh My - Lloyd Charmers
28. What Should I Do - Dave Barker
29. Going in Circles - Lloyd Charmers
30. Cool and Easy - U Roy Junior
31. One Woman - Lloyd Charmers
32. Reggae in Wonderland - Lester Williams
33. I've Gotta Get a Message to You - the Charmers
34. Ever Strong - Bongo Tony
35. Skinhead Train - Lloyd Charmers
36. Life of a Millionaire - Dave Barker
37. Rock Steady - the Marvels
38. Travelling on - Lloyd Charmers
39. Summertime - Dave Barker
40. Humpty Dumpty - Bongo Tony
41. One Big Unhappy Family (Part One) - Lloyd Charmers
42. One Big Unhappy Family (Part Two) - Lloyd Charmers
43. Harry's Mood - Lloyd Charmers
44. Be My Baby - the Marvels
45. One, Two, Three - Roy Shirley
46. Plus One - Roy Shirley
47. Shaft - Lloyd Charmers
48. Rasta Never Fails - Lloyd ; Ken
49. Africa Is Paradise - Lloyd ; B.B
50. Owen Gray's Greatest Hits (Part 1) - Owen Gray
51. Owen Gray's Greatest Hits (Part 2) - Owen Gray
52. The End - Lloyd Charmers
53. Just My Imagination (Take 1) - Dave Barker

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Two CDs. First serious anthology of Lloyd Charmers' earliest productions. Twelve tracks new to CD. Features some of reggae music's greatest Jamaican performers. The late 60s and early 70s witnessed a transformation of the Jamaican music industry, with the global popularity of the new reggae sound opening the way for a host of ambitious independent record producers to make their mark on the local scene and shores beyond. Among this new breed of record-makers were a number of former recording artists whose influence on the future direction of reggae would prove profound, with their number including Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Winston 'Niney' Holness, Clancy Eccles, Derrick Harriott and the man whose early reggae productions are showcased on this set, Lloyd Charmers. 'Reggae In Wonderland' collects the cream of Charmers' early output as an independent producer from a fascinating period in Jamaican music history, during which reggae underwent a series of transformations that commenced with the driving rhythms of boss reggae and closed with a more measured style that echoed the rock steady sound of the late 60s. The recordings featured here are major hits and long forgotten rarities, performed by some of Jamaica's most accomplished artists, most notably Bob Andy, Ken Boothe, Dave Barker, Owen Gray, B. B. Seaton, Bobby Davis and of course Charmers himself. To quote the legendary Paul Nicholas, this is reggae like it used to be!
        
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