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Jamaican Beat

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01
Maybe Someday - Original
Artist: The Paragons (Reggae)
2:00
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I Fell In Love - Original
Artist: The Conquerors
2:22
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Blue Bird Flying Over - Original
Artist: The Silvertones
2:53
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Red Ash - Original
Artist: Carl Bryan
3:00
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Ba Ba Riba Skank - Original
Artist: Dennis Alcapone and Lizzy
2:44
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Love Up Kiss Up - Original
Artist: The Termites
2:19
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Boom Shaka Laka - Original
Artist: Hopetown Lewis And Chosen Few
2:46
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Things You Say So - Original
Artist: The Jamaicans
2:49
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Things You Love - Original
Artist: U Roy
2:51
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Passion Love - Original
Artist: The Melodians
3:10
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Every Day Is Like A Holiday - Original
Artist: The Sensations
2:31
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I Wish It Would Rain - Original
Artist: The Techniques
2:15
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Baba Boom Time - Original
Artist: The Jamaicans
3:01
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Last Train To Expo - Original
Artist: The Melodians
3:07
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Do It Right - Original
Artist: The Three Tops
2:32
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I Caught You - Original
Artist: The Melodians
3:10
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Baby Love - Original
Artist: The Sensations
2:46
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Total Tracks: 17   Total Length: 46:16

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Jamaican Beat

bepearson1

I really like the album. If you like real "old-school" reggae music, this is an album for you!

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LOVE this album...

KrustyMonkey

Reminds me of when I lived in NYC in the early 1960s and the hot summer evenings with my girl. Actually, I never lived in NYC and I'm only 42 yrs old, but this music evokes some great imagery and takes you to a place and time that is probably different from your reality. I like "Baba Boom Time" the best off this album. Enjoy. :-)

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Backporch BBQ

Murcielago120

A great soundtrack for those too-few, fleeting summer evenings spent relaxing with friends. Boom shaka laka, put a little shake in them hips.

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Reggae’s Ba-Ba Boom Time

By Lenny Kaye, Contributor

Despite the fire and brimstone that characterized reggae's revolutionary emergence in the 1970s, I have always had an abiding affection for the evolutionary period that immediately preceded that breakthrough, when the music seemed caught between two worlds. The style is usually referred to as rocksteady - post-Ska, but still experimenting with and expanding the possibilities of that one-drop, loping afterbeat; and though Rastafarian ideology was already beginning to swiftly gospelize the music (anthemed most notably… more »