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First compilation to focus on the final works of Duke Reid's legendary label. 35 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous Jamaican hits by some of reggae music's finest. By 1973, Duke Reid's Treasure Isle Records had been a dominating force on the Jamaican music scene for over a decade. Renowned for the consistently high standard of it's productions and musicianship, the label had become a byword for quality, as evidenced by the music collected on this set: the first ever compilation to focus on it's output during it's final two years as a fully functioning independent operation. In '75, Reid's declining health along with his dislike for roots reggae brought about the sale of his record company and studio to Sonia Pottinger, so effectively bringing the Treasure Isle story to an end. Featured on this 2CD set are numerous Jamaican hits, performed by some of the island's finest artists, their number including Pat Kelly, BB Seaton, Tinga and Roman Stewart, as well as popular Bajan singer, Smokey 007, whose irresistible version of the title track breached charts around the globe. With all but seven of the tracks previously unavailable on CD, 'Never Ending Songs Of Love' is an essential purchase for both fans of classic reggae and Treasure Isle completists!
First compilation to focus on the final works of Duke Reid's legendary label. 35 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous Jamaican hits by some of reggae music's finest. By 1973, Duke Reid's Treasure Isle Records had been a dominating force on the Jamaican music scene for over a decade. Renowned for the consistently high standard of it's productions and musicianship, the label had become a byword for quality, as evidenced by the music collected on this set: the first ever compilation to focus on it's output during it's final two years as a fully functioning independent operation. In '75, Reid's declining health along with his dislike for roots reggae brought about the sale of his record company and studio to Sonia Pottinger, so effectively bringing the Treasure Isle story to an end. Featured on this 2CD set are numerous Jamaican hits, performed by some of the island's finest artists, their number including Pat Kelly, BB Seaton, Tinga and Roman Stewart, as well as popular Bajan singer, Smokey 007, whose irresistible version of the title track breached charts around the globe. With all but seven of the tracks previously unavailable on CD, 'Never Ending Songs Of Love' is an essential purchase for both fans of classic reggae and Treasure Isle completists!
5013929280038

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 05/27/2022
UPC: 5013929280038

Never Ending Songs Of Love: Hits & Rarities From
Artist: Never Ending Songs Of Love: Hits & Rarities From
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Chatty Chatty Mouth - the Mello Lads
2. Caressing Loneliness - Patrick Allen
3. Baby Come on Home - Pat Kelly
4. Fire Fire - Lloyd Robinson
5. I Still Love You - Tinga Stewart
6. High School Dance - B.B. Seaton
7. 7 Cheer Up My Friends - Patrick Allen
8. Kiss Me Honey - the Chantells
9. Sunshine - Pat Kelly
10. Never Ending Song of Love - Smokey 007
11. Down in the Ghetto - Lloyd Robinson
12. Like Hollywood Humpty Dumpty - Sly Roker
13. My Precious Love - the Saints
14. Donkey Bray - the Black Brothers
15. Cool Im Dong - the Africans
16. Wolverton Mountain - Roman Stewart
17. Good Old Song - Smokey 007
18. Loving Feeling - Murvin Brooks
19. Tonight Is the Night - Claudette Miller
20. Tear Munnu - the Black Brothers
21. Living Just a Little - Beres Hammond
22. Revelation - Mind, Body ; Soul
23. High School Dance (Soul Version) - B.B. Seaton
24. Mike - Sly Roker ; the Slick Connection
25. Chatty Chatty Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
26. Baby Come on Home Version - Earl 'Wire' Lindo
27. Fire Fire Version - the Now Generation
28. Love Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
29. Kiss Me Honey Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
30. Sunshine Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
31. Ghetto Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
32. My Precious Love Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
33. Donkey Bray Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
34. Cool Im Dong Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
35. Wolverton Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
36. Munno Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
37. Just a Little Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
38. Loving Feeling Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
39. Tonight Is the Night Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
40. Revelation Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars
41. Get Over Dub - the Treasure Isle All Stars
42. Dreaming Version - the Treasure Isle All Stars

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First compilation to focus on the final works of Duke Reid's legendary label. 35 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous Jamaican hits by some of reggae music's finest. By 1973, Duke Reid's Treasure Isle Records had been a dominating force on the Jamaican music scene for over a decade. Renowned for the consistently high standard of it's productions and musicianship, the label had become a byword for quality, as evidenced by the music collected on this set: the first ever compilation to focus on it's output during it's final two years as a fully functioning independent operation. In '75, Reid's declining health along with his dislike for roots reggae brought about the sale of his record company and studio to Sonia Pottinger, so effectively bringing the Treasure Isle story to an end. Featured on this 2CD set are numerous Jamaican hits, performed by some of the island's finest artists, their number including Pat Kelly, BB Seaton, Tinga and Roman Stewart, as well as popular Bajan singer, Smokey 007, whose irresistible version of the title track breached charts around the globe. With all but seven of the tracks previously unavailable on CD, 'Never Ending Songs Of Love' is an essential purchase for both fans of classic reggae and Treasure Isle completists!
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