Various Artists ‘Original Ska Classics’



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Trojan introduce a genre-themed vinyl album range aimed at satisfying the demands of Jamaican music fans of all persuasions – from hardcore collectors to casual buyers.  Pressed on high quality vinyl and presented in handsomely designed sleeves that convey an authentic yet contemporary feel, each LP focuses on a specific style, ranging from vintage mento to modern dancehall, with the first three in the series highlighting the ever-popular sounds of ska, dub and classic reggae.  Over the coming months every major genre will be highlighted on further equally compelling collections, ensuring fans of all Jamaican music styles are satisfied.  Every album will be exhaustively promoted via Trojan’s website, Facebook page, Twitter, YouTube channel and mailing list, with reviews actively solicited from all the major music periodicals and online sites.  The national sound of Jamaica throughout the early Sixties, the driving dance-friendly sounds of ska dominated the island’s music scene until the onset of rock steady late in 1966.  Ska was later revived by a plethora of British based bands such as Madness, The Specials and The Selector and has since continued to remain popular around the globe.  This collection brings together 12 of the biggest ska hits from its golden age, featuring some of the greatest exponents of the style.

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