Treasure Isle Ska Rarities / Variousby Various Artists (Vinyl Record)
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Various Artists: Treasure Isle Ska Rarities / Various (7-Inch Single)

Treasure Isle

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Comprising 20 rare and previously unreleased ska tracks, direct from the vaults of Duke Reid's legendary Treasure Isle catalogue, this sumptuous box set includes ten 7 singles and presented in a vintage style sleeve. Although all but one of the recordings on the set have never seen issue until now, the quality of the music remains of the highest order, and features many of Jamaica's finest talents from the era, all backed by Kingston's finest session players. Housed in a handsomely designed box and also including a stylishly designed inlay featuring a fascinating essay from noted vintage Jamaican music expert, Brian Keyo, the set provides the opportunity for fans to own some of the finest long lost treasures the ska era without the need of taking out a mortgage. 10 45 r.p.m. discs two-sided Practice What You Preach, I'm All Alone (No Family) [Take 1], Love Me or Leave Me (Take), Sing Ting Bury Yuh (Burial) [Alternate Take], Thinking of the Future, Use Your Head (Take 2), What a Bailing (Ninety One) [Take 1], You Wish Me Bad (Take 6), Always Remember Me (Take 2), Want Me Cock (Take 1), Oh Misery (Take 2), Fooling Around, Renegade (Take 1), Smokey Ska (Take 1), 'Til My Dying Day, Road to Nowhere (Western Flyer), My True Confession (Take 1), (How) Know Your Friend (Take 1), The Army Is Searching (Take 2), Storm Warning (Take 1)