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Article ID RE-6841
Format 6x 7Inch Vinyl with Box
Artist Various Artists
Title Blue Coxsone Box Set
Track list
Pos. Sample Artist Title Riddim Remarks
1 MP3 sample Joe Higgs Neighbour Neighbour
2 MP3 sample The Melodians I Should Have Made It Up
3 MP3 sample Roy & Enid Rocking Time
4 MP3 sample Ralph Blake High Blood Pressure
5 MP3 sample The Sound Dimension Walk Don't Run
6 MP3 sample Trevor Clarke Giving Up on Love
7 MP3 sample Winston Harris Reggae a Go Go
8 MP3 sample Lord Creator Unfaithful Baby
9 MP3 sample Zoot Simms Tit for Tat
10 MP3 sample Zoot Simms We Can Talk It Over
11 MP3 sample Winston Jarrett Wreck Up a Pagan Heart
12 MP3 sample The Madlads Losing You
Style(s) Studio One, Ska+Rocksteady, Reggae
Label Coxsone
Year 1967-1969
Country US - United States
Quality m re
Remarks Studio One, the legendary Jamaican label that pioneered the reggae, ska and dancehall crazes and sparked the careers of Bob Marley, Alton Ellis, Jackie Mittoo and dozens of other reggae luminaries, have released thousands of essential reggae classics over its unrivaled six-decade long history. The label also had many iconic imprints, with one of the most sought-after being singles issued on the Coxsone imprint (named after Studio One founder and “father of reggae music” Coxsone Dodd) with instantly recognizable blue labels. These singles have come to be known as “Blue Coxsone” in collector’s circles and fetch tidy sums given their limited release and rarity.

In the later part of 1967, Studio One releases on the iconic blue Coxsone label began appearing in the UK. The run of singles eventually numbered over 100 and included many of the label’s top rocksteady output from artists like Ken Boothe, The Heptones, Bob Andy, Joe Higgs, and the legendary Soul Vendors, who all extended the swinging scene in Kingston, Jamaica all the way to England. The Soul Vendors themselves were fresh from a visit to the UK backing up a set of the label’s artists.

This limited edition box set features six rare singles all reproduced on the original Blue Coxsone label featuring essential tunes from Joe Higgs, Winston Jarrett, The Sound Dimension, The Melodians and other Studio One icons. Also included is a previously unreleased Blue Coxsone single, CS 7073 - The Sound Dimension covering “Walk Don’t Run” b/w Trevor Clarke’s “Giving Up on Love.”
Price EUR 104.17
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