Options Marc Grobman: Playlist from December 29, 2002 Options

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Options December 29, 2002: Special Spotlight: Jamaican Oldies Fun: Ska, Rock Steady, Jamaican Gospel, and Mento.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
Tennors w/Toimmy McCook & Supersonics  Ride Yu Donkey   Options   Randy's  prob. 1960s  45   
Maytals  Never Grow Old   Options Never Grow Old  Studio One  early 1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue 
Techniques  Little Did You Know   Options   Treasure Isle  1960s  45  Jamaica press 
Ska Kings w/Monty Morris  Oil in My Lamp   Options   Atlantic  1963-64  45   
Cables  Baby Why   Options   Studio One  1967  45  Jamaica press, reissue 
 
Music behind DJ:
Don Drummond 
Man in the Street   Options In Memory of  Studio One  1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue 
Clarendonians  Shu-Be-Do   Options   Coxsone  1966  45  reissue 
Lee and the Clarendonians  Night Owl   Options   High School  1972  45  Jamaica press 
Dennis Alcapone  Fine Style   Options   High School  prob. 1970s  45  Jamaica press 
Desmond Dekker  007   Options   Beverley's  1966  45  Jamaica press 
Gloria and the Dreamletts w/Baba Brooks Band  Stay Where You Are   Options   Treasure Isle  1960s  45  Jamaica press 
 
Music behind DJ:
Don Drummond 
Garden of Love   Options Greatest Hits  Treasure Isle  1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue 
Keith and Enid  Everything Will Be All Right   Options   Hero  1960s  45  Jamaica press, prob. reissue, orig. on Smith's and Gaydisc lbls 
Roy and Paulette  I've Lost My Baby   Options   Randy's  1963  45  Jamaica press. The male singer is Roy Richards. 
Stranger Cole & Patsy with the Fugitives  Give Me the Right   Options   Gay Feet  1960s  45  Jamaica press. This is Winston Cole and Millicent Todd. 
Jackie & Millie  Since I Met You Baby   Options   Beverley's  1960s?  45  Jamaica press. This is actually Jackie Edwards and Millie Small 
Don Drummond  Street Corner   Options Greatest Hits  Treasure Isle  1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Astronaughts  Mek We Jam   Options   Thunder Bolt    45  Jamaica press, reissue 
Jimmy James  Swinging Down the Line   Options   Studio One  1960s?  45  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Techniques  No One   Options   Kentone  1960s  45  Jamaica press 
 
Music behind DJ:
none 
no song   Options          
Louise Bennett  Heart Transplant   Options Listen to Louise  Federal  ca. 1966  LP  Jamaica press 
Toots & the Maytals  Sailing On   Options   Jaguar  1973  45  Jamaica press 
Bob Andy  I've Got to Go Back Home   Options   Coxsone  prob. late 1960s  45  Jamaica press, prob. reissue 
Skatalites  Skalaparisine   Options   Studio One  1960s  45  Jamaica press, reissue. 
 
Music behind DJ:
none 
no music   Options          
Chakademus & Pliers  Murder She Wrote   Options Reggae Bangara  Sonic Sounds  1980s?  LP  Jamaica press. Artist's name also spelled as Chada Demus. 
Theophilus Beckford  Easy Snappin   Options   Studio One  1960  45  Jamaica press, reissue. Artist also known as T. Beckford. He also re-recorded this song. 
Jiving Juniors  Lollipop Girl   Options   Duke Reid  1960  45  reissue 
 
Music behind DJ:
Don Drummond 
Silver Dollar   Options Greastest Hits  Treasure Island  1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Sharon Inright  I'm Going Home   Options   Silvercords  1987  45  Jamaica press 
Gloria Bailey  Jesus Is the Rock   Options   Henry's  ?  45  Jamaica press, issued by Church of Jesus Christ, Kingston. 
Monica Alexander  Man from Galilee   Options   Tabernacle  ?  45  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Marvettes  Sweet Jesus   Options   Tabernacle  ?  45  Jamaica press, reissue 
Don Sam Group  Sing Till the Power Come Down   Options   Glory    45  Jamaica press 
Otis Wright  Home Once More   Options   Glory  ?  45  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Hubert Cunningham  In This Sween By and By [sic]   Options   Prince Cunningham  ?  45  Jamaica press. 
Gospel Harmonizer  Golden Bell   Options   Tabernacle  ?  45  Jamaica press. Although I played an original issue, this 45 has been reissued on the same label. 
 
Music behind DJ:
Don Drummond 
Occupation   Options Greatest Hits  Treasure Isle  1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Laurel Aitkens  More Whiskey   Options   Teasure Isle  1960s  45  Reissue. 
Laurel Aitkens  Low Down Dirty Girl   Options   Treasure Isle  1960s  45  reissue 
Derrick Morgan  Greedy Girl   Options   Beverly's  prob. late 1960s  45  Jamaica press. 
Stranger Cole with Owen & Leon & Baba Brooks Band  Koo Koo Do   Options   Treasure Isle  1960s  45  Treasure Isle. Lead singer is Winston Cole. 
Eric "Monty" Morris w/ Byron Lee & Dragonaires  Sammy Dead   Options   Kentone  1964  45  Jamaica press 
Paragons  Tide Is High   Options   Duke Reid  1967  45  Jamaica press, reissue. This is the original version of the song popularized by Blondie. 
 
Music behind DJ:
Tommy McCook 
Tide Dub   Options   Duke Reid  1967  45  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Llans Thelwell & the Celestians  Golden Horns   Options Llans Plays It All  Soul  1964  LP  Jamaica press. 
Melodians w/Tommy McCook & the Supersonics Band  I Will Get Along   Options   Treasure Isle  prob. late 1960s  45  Jamaica press 
 
Music behind DJ:
Don Drummond 
Occupation   Options Greatest Hits  Treasure Isle  1960s  LP  Jamaica press, reissue. 
Count Lasher  Talking Parrot   Options Calypsos from Jamaica  Kalypso  1959  45  This is from a reissue 45 EP, prob. released in 1960s. 
A. Bedasse & Chin's Calypso Quintet  Night Food   Options Meet Me in Jamaica  Monogram  1954-59  LP  reissue LP, prob. early 1960s. Song was originally released on Kalypso label as "Night Food Recipe." Sources vary in giving recording date. 
Marie Bryant  Tomato   Options   Lyragon  ca. 1959  78  U.K. press 
Jamaican Calypsonians with Hubert Porter vcl  Miss Daisy and Brown Skin Girl   Options   Times  ca. 1959  78  U.K. press 
Wailers  Shame and Scandal   Options   Studio One  1964-64  45  Jamaica press. Lead vocal may be Peter Tosh. 
Jamaican Calypsonians w/Lord Lebby vcl  Hol'im Joe   Options   Kalypso  ca. 1959  78  Jamaica press. 
 
Music behind DJ:
none 
no music   Options          
Paragons  Wear You to the Ball   Options   blank label  prob. late 1960s  45  Jamaica press 
Shorty the President  Jestering   Options   Micron  1970s  45  Jamaica press 

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