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Coxsone Records / Studio One

Various Artists - Stars On Parade

Various Artists - Stars On Parade

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Many collectors had thought Coxsone’s first LP was “All Star Top Hits” , but this “Stars On Parade” is the true owner of that honour.

The first Jamaican sound systems played American RnB, jive, and New Orleans hits, picked up by DJs fresh off the boat from States. As Jamaica gradually produced its own army of musicians, the earliest Jamaican records were mostly covers and reworkings of American songs. Eventually, the offbeat of RnB became the "ska" that changed everything.

An important work, as the origin of not only Studio One, but all time Jamaican music from ska, rocksteady, reggae to dancehall.
The liner notes by Brian Keyo include first-hand information from the artists which reveals the background of Jamaican music scene at that time.

Label: Coxsone Records / Studio One

Cat No: RCSPLP001

Format: 12" Vinyl LP

Genre: Reggae / Rock Steady / Blues

Released: 29th August 2020


A1. Clue J & His Blues Blasters - Beeston Street Riff

A2. Aubrey Adams & Blues Blasters - Little Willie

A3. Simms & Robinson with Blues Busters - I Done You Wrong

A4. Simms & Robinson - I Love You

A5. The Charmers - My Heart

A6. Owen Grey - I Need A Little Loving

B1. Dennis Sindrey & Rico - Campus Hop

B2. Winston Samuel - I Was Wrong

B3. Clancy Eccles - Freedom

B4. The Charmers - Lonely Boy

B5. Dennis Sindrey & The City Slickers - Rub Up (Jamaican Song)

B6. Blues Busters - Donna

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