Doing Our Thing: More Soul From Jamdown 1970-1982 (CD)


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Format: CD 
Label: Cree 
Year: 2017 

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 

TRACKS: 

  1. Dave Barker - Johnny Dollar 
  2. Dave Barker - Double Heavy 
  3. Dave Barker - Life Of A Millionaire 
  4. Lloyd Charmers - Travelling On 
  5. Glen Adams - Do Your Thing 
  6. Alton Ellis - Too Late To Turn Back Now 
  7. Augustus Pablo - Too Late 
  8. B.B. Seaton - Thin Line Between Love and Hate 
  9. Cedric "Im" Brooks - South African Reggae 
  10. Willie Lindo - Breezing 
  11. Dillinger - Cornbread, Earl & Me 
  12. Richard Ace - Supernatural Thing 
  13. Junior Byles - Ain't Too Proud To Beg 
  14. Roots Convention - Run Babylon Run 
  15. John Holt - You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine 
  16. Hortense Ellis - Ain’t That Loving You 
  17. Philip Frazier - Special Request To The Manhattans 

Cover versions have always been an integral part of Jamaican music and an indication of the wide-ranging influences on reggae and the versatility and adaptability of its artists, musicians and producers in their approach to music making.  

This set, compiled by reggae historian Steve Barrow, not only demonstrates the massive influence of American soul and disco releases on Jamaican music but also showcases the wholly original approach of Jamaica's musical maestros. The track listing for 'Doing Our Thing' reads like a roll call of some of the best of Jamaica's greatest ever singers, deejays, musicians and producers. 

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