Calypso: Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955-69

This is the second installment of deep roots Rastafarian reggae at Studio One and features classic music from some of the most important figures in reggae music – Alton Ellis, The Heptones, Jackie Mittoo, The Gladiators – alongside a host of rarities and little-known recordings, such as a truly rare Mystic Revelation of Rastafari seven-inch single, Willie William’s first ever recording ‘Calling’ and Horace Andy’s righteous (and equally rare) masterpiece ‘Illiteracy.’

Black Man’s Pride 2 extends the legacy of Studio One’s ground-breaking path in roots reggae which began at the end of the 1960s and continued throughout the 1970s. The album tells the story of how the rise of Studio One Records and the Rastafari movement were interconnected, through the adoption of the Rastafari faith by key reggae artists – everyone from the Skatalites and Wailers in the 1960s, major singers such as Alton Ellis and Horace Andy at the end of the decade, through to major roots artists such as The Gladiators in the 1970s – and how Clement Dodd consistently recorded this heavyweight roots music throughout Studio One’s history.

Source: Soul Jazz Records


A1 Lord Cobra Y Los Pana Afros Man On The Moon 2:52
A2 Young Growler Pussy Galore 2:32
A3 Lord Hummingbird Teenage Bossa Nova Girl 2:43
A4 Lord Byron (7) & Orquesta Nueva Alegria Yes ParssIn 2:59
A5 Cyril Diaz & Orchestra Voodoo 3:51
B1 Lord Flea & His Calypsonians Out De Fire 2:12
B2 Brownie (10) The Bed Bug Song 2:25
B3 Count Zebra & The Seasiders Cat-O-Nine 2:07
B4 Carlos Malcolm & His Afro Jamaican Rhythm* Elena 2:21
B5 Azie Lawrence* And The Carib Serenaders West Indians In England 2:13
C1 Lord Cobra Y Los Pana Afros Negro Heart 3:02
C2 Lord Kitchener Love In The Cemetery 3:30
C3 Charlie Binger & His Quartet Jamaica Is The Place To Go 2:49
C4 Mighty Dougla Exchange No Robbery 4:08
D1 Viper (28) Dog Better Than Man 3:06
D2 Lord Kitchener Jamaican Woman 2:27
D3 JB Williams Band Gee Bongo Lay 3:19
D4 Lord Ivanhoe & His Caribbean Knights Lift The Iron Curtain 2:37
D5 King Fighter People Will Talk 3:58


SKU 5026328004143
Barcode # 5026328004143
Brand Reggae/Ska

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