• Upsetter Singles Boxset


    Samedi 25 Mai à 01:42
    MAGIC-LORD

    In the late spring of 1968, after years spent making his mark within the Jamaican music industry as an artist and jobbing producer, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry unveiled his own Upsetter Records label.

    Over the months that immediately followed, his exceptional talent was repeatedly reinforced with the release a series of popular 7” singles, the most successful was his ground-breaking hit, ‘People Funny Boy’.

    By the summer of ’68, the recently launched Trojan Records had acquired exclusive rights to Perry’s productions, issuing the best of his work on the company’s flagship label, prior to creating a British version of his Upsetter imprint, early the following year.

    This deluxe 7” box set collection gathers faithful reproductions of the first ten 45s that showcased his work in the UK, each pressed on high quality vinyl and presented in specially created card sleeves.

    Also featured within this stylishly designed collection is a fold-out poster-sized insert, featuring a detailed essay on Perry by the producer’s official biographer, David Katz.

    SINGLE 1:
    Spanish Harlem - Val Bennett
    Tighten Up – The Inspirations

    SINGLE 2:
    Uncle Charley - Mellotones
    What A Botheration - Mellotones

    SINGLE 3:
    None Such (Busted Me Bet) - The Mellotones
    Popeye Stranger On The Shore - Val Bennett

    SINGLE 4:
    Place In The Sun - David Isaacs
    Handy-Cap - Upsetter All Stars

    SINGLE 5:
    Sentence - Danny and Lee
    You Crummy - Lee Perry

    SINGLE 6:
    Honey Love - Bert Walters
    Evol Yenoh - Bert Walters

    SINGLE 7:
    Baby Baby - Val Bennett
    Barbara - Val Bennett

    SINGLE 8:
    Uncle Desmond – Lee Perry
    Bronco – Lee Perry

    SINGLE 9:
    People Funny Boy - Lee (King) Perry
    Blowing In The Wind - Burt Walters

    SINGLE 10:
    What A Botheration - Lee Perry
    Stand By Me – Upsetters

     




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