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The Vinyl Series Vol. 1 (Island Records/UMe) LP
The Vinyl Series Vol. 1 (Island Records/UMe) LP

The Vinyl Series Vol. 1 (Island Records/UMe) LP

uDiscover Music

Various Artists


Since its beginnings in Jamaica in 1959, the story of the pioneering Island Records label has been inextricably linked to the story of its founder, Chris Blackwell. Now, Blackwell has curated a series of compilation LPs, featuring his hand-picked tracks that correspond with his and Island’s legendary history. Volume One of The Vinyl Series, a 14-track album covering the years 1962 to 1969, including Toots & the Maytals, Desmond Dekker & the All-Stars and more.


A1. Long Shot Kick De Bucket – The Pioneers
A2. Six and Seven Books of Moses – Toots & The Maytals
A3. Rivers of Babylon – The Melodians
A4. Forward March – Derrick Morgan
A5. Liquidator – Harry J. All Stars
A6. Israelites – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
A7. 007 (Shanty Town) – Desmond Dekker and The Aces

B1. My Boy Lollipop – Millie Small
B2. 54-46 Was My Number – Toots & The Maytals
B3. Keep On Running – The Spencer Davis Group
B4. Gimme Some Lovin’ – The Spencer Davis Group
B5. Mockingbird - Charlie & Inez Foxx
B6. Harlem Shuffle – Bob & Earl
B7. I Can’t Stand It – The Soul Sisters