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Article ID RE-6762
Format 10x 7Inch Vinyl with Box
Artist Various Artists
Title Scorcha !
Track list
Pos. Sample Artist Title Riddim Remarks
1 MP3 sample Symarip Skinhead Girl
2 MP3 sample Gloria All Stars Jombo Jet
3 MP3 sample Clancy's All Stars C.N. Express (Part 1)
4 MP3 sample Dave Barker & The Charmers I Can't Get Next To You
5 MP3 sample Desmond Dekker & The Aces It Mek
6 MP3 sample The Versatiles Worries
7 MP3 sample Lloyd Terrel Bang Bang Lulu
8 MP3 sample Cool Sticky Train To Soulsville
9 MP3 sample Cornel Campbell Girl Of My Dreams
10 MP3 sample Jo Jo Bennett & Mudie’s All Stars Leaving Rome
11 MP3 sample The Melodians Sweet Sensation
12 MP3 sample The Tommy McCook Quintet Rock Away
13 MP3 sample Ken Boothe Freedom Street
14 MP3 sample Freddie Notes & The Rudies Guns Of Navarone
15 MP3 sample The Sensations Everyday Is Just A Holiday
16 MP3 sample Lyn Taitt & The Jets Soul Food
17 MP3 sample Phyllis Dillon Don't Stay Away
18 MP3 sample Carl Dawkins Satisfaction
19 MP3 sample Dennis Alcapone Shades Of Hudson
20 MP3 sample Errol Dunkley The Scorcher
Style(s) Ska+Rocksteady
Label Trojan TJBOX 006
Year 2020
Country GB - United Kingdom
Quality m/m
Remarks Skins, Suedes and Style From The Streets (1967-1975)
Soundtrack to the book by the same name written by Paul Anderson.

Half a century ago, vast numbers of British working-class youths adopted a style that reflected both their attitude and tastes. Dubbed by the country’s media as ‘skinhead’, the look starkly contrasted with that of the country’s largely middle-class ‘hippy’ population, drawing heavily on the smart, practical and stylish fashions introduced to the UK by the Windrush generation. The Caribbean influence was even more evident in the music that provided the soundtrack to the skinhead scene: reggae.

To finally set the record straight about this greatly mis-understood sub-culture, celebrated writers, Paul 'Smiler' Anderson and Mark Baxter have penned a brand new book, ‘Scorcha! Skins, Suedes and style from the Streets - 1967 to 1973’. In addition, the pair have also compiled a companion 7” vinyl box set of the same title, comprising ten 45s, each featuring a pair of reggae classics favoured by first generation skinhead record buyers.

Pressed on high quality vinyl and presented in sturdy reproduction Trojan-branded sleeves, the singles are accompanied by an insert featuring a fascinating essay on the music and those on the scene by the book’s co-author, Paul Anderson.
Price EUR 72.92
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