We're celebrating the release of our new Trojan compilation series with a big giveaway!
We recently released the first two compilations in our new Trojan series: Tougher Than Tough - Trojan Rude Boy Sounds and Right On Time - Trojan Rock Steady. These wonderful limited edition LP's are pressed on coloured vinyl and feature the best works from the legendary reggae label Trojan Records. The track listings were compiled by Laurence Cane-Honeysett, who also wrote the linernotes.
And now, to celebrate this new series, we're doing a giveaway!
What can you WIN?
We're giving away a package of five classic Trojan titles on orange coloured vinyl:
BROTHER DAN ALL STARS - LET'S CATCH THE BEATCLANCY ECCLES - FREEDOMTHE VICEROYS - WE MUST UNITETHE MAYTALS - MONKEY MANTOMMY MCCOOK AND THE SUPERSONICS - GREATER JAMAICA MOONWALK REGGAE
All you need to do to participate is go to our Instagram and/or Facebook page and follow the instructions in the post about this contest. You can enter until 7 March, and the winner will receive a private message the next day.
As one of Jamaica's leading record producers Arthur 'Duke' Reid embraced the new reggae sound. London- based reggae giant Trojan Records brought together a dozen of his finest works under the title “Greater Jamaica Moonwalk Reggae”.
The Viceroys (also known as The Voiceroys, The Interns, The Inturns, The Brothers, and The Hot Tops) are a reggae vocal group founded in 1966. Their first album released as the Viceroys was the Linval Thompson production We Must Unite, released in 1982 by Trojan Records.
The Jamaican musical group The Maytals can be considered as one of the best known and most important ska and rocksteady groups of all time.
The development of the rock steady sound, late in 1966, enabled a new generation of young, dynamic music makers to make a mark upon Jamaica's recording industry and of these, few proved more successful or influential than Clancy Eccles. In 1969 year he scored his biggest hit, the rambunctious 'Fattie Fattie', which sold in huge amounts both at home and the UK.
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