Various 'Rise Jamaica: Jamaican Independence Special' 2xLP
Green and yellow vinyl.
Marking the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence in August 2022, this celebratory album collection showcases an array of major hits and previously unissued tracks all of which were recorded in the year that the island became a sovereign nation: 1962.
The first of the two discs focuses on the biggest home-grown sellers of the year, featuring ska and r&b hits by such celebrated foundation artists as Jimmy Cliff, Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray and Don Drummond, while he second disc comprises previously unissued recordings, produced by the country’s leading sound system operator-turned-record producer, Duke Reid.
Catalogue number: 4050538768671