Category: Classic Rock

The Tide Is High - Various - The Ultimate Trojan Ska Box Set (CD)


  1. Disc 1 1. The Prince - Madness 2. Monkey Man - The Maytals 3. Rudy, a Message to You - Dandy Livingstone 4. Long Shot Kick De Bucket - The Pioneers 5. The Liquidator - Harry J Allstars 6. Skinhead Moonstomp - Symarip 7. Double Barrel - Dave & Ansel Collins 8. I'm in the Mood for Love - Lord Tanamo 9. Please Beverley - Bibby & The Astronauts Non-stop - Roland Alphonso & Don Drummond Reviews: 1.
  2. To be honest I think I prefer rocksteady to the later reggae that followed, having listened to this and various other excellent trojan box sets, it's much more honest and well crafted. Yep this set contains the link between the harsher ska (prior) and reggae (later) following the hot Jamaican summer of /5(13).
  3. The Paragons version "The Tide Is High" was written by John Holt and originally recorded by the Paragons (the rocksteady vocal trio of which he was a member), and accompanied by Tommy McCook and the Supersonic Band. It was produced by Duke Reid and released as a 7-inch single on Reid's Treasure Isle and Trojan labels and as the B-side of the single "Only a Smile".
  4. Container: FLAC (tracks +.cue) Quality: Hi-Fi, lossless audio Sample Rate: kHz / 16 Bit Source: 5 x CD Album Artist: Various Album Name: Ska Anthems: The Ultimate Collection Genre: Ska, Pop Rock Release Date: ArtWork: included.
  5. Various Artists: Ultimate Ska Anthems CD Box Set 5 discs () Amazing ValueTitle: Ultimate Ska Anthems Artist: Various Artists Genre: Rock/Pop|Compilation Format: CD / Box Set Type: CD No. of Discs: 5 disc(s) Studio / Label: Ultimate Collection UK Release Date: 17 Aug /5(3).
  6. The Ultimate Collection: Ska Anthems is a 5CD set containing tracks of a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late s right the way through to the commercial chart hits from the Trojan label of the late 60s and onto the ska revival of the late 70s and early 80s. Including original ska classics by The Maytals “Monkey Man” and Dandy Livingstone’s “Rudy, A Message To You.
  7. Trojan Ska Box Set. Another Cycle. Les Voix en or, Volume 3. Wow That Was the 70's. Various Trojan Ska Collection. Christmas Under Palm Trees, Vol. 3. The Tide Is High: 60's Reggae Hits. The Hottest Reggae Covers '60s Ska Explosion. Reggae's Silhouette. Best Of Reggae Volume
  8. The Tide Is High: Anthology to Trojan Reggae: Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae Classics - Looking Back: The Definitive Collection. This Is Reggae Music: The Golden Era to Trojan UK Hits Box Set. Reggae Pulse 3: Love Songs. The Trojan Records Sampler

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