By the early Seventies, Derrick Harriott was firmly established as one of the leading lights on the Jamaican music scene, writing, performing and producing for his Crystal and Move & Groove labels, while also operating the hugely popular Music Chariot disco and managing his shop in Kings Street, Kingston. The high standard of his work is reflected in the quality of his productions from this period, with the likes of the Ethiopians, Augustus Pablo, I Roy, Junior Murvin, the Mighty Diamonds, Big Youth and Horace Andy all benefitting from his considerable talents in the recording studio. "Earthly Sounds" demonstrates the immensity of Harriott's production skills, drawing together the very best of his output from 1971 to 1973. Featuring numerous Jamaican classics from the era, including along 20 tracks new to CD, this double disc set is an essential acquisition for all self-respecting fans of high-quality reggae sounds.
By the early Seventies, Derrick Harriott was firmly established as one of the leading lights on the Jamaican music scene, writing, performing and producing for his Crystal and Move & Groove labels, while also operating the hugely popular Music Chariot disco and managing his shop in Kings Street, Kingston. The high standard of his work is reflected in the quality of his productions from this period, with the likes of the Ethiopians, Augustus Pablo, I Roy, Junior Murvin, the Mighty Diamonds, Big Youth and Horace Andy all benefitting from his considerable talents in the recording studio. "Earthly Sounds" demonstrates the immensity of Harriott's production skills, drawing together the very best of his output from 1971 to 1973. Featuring numerous Jamaican classics from the era, including along 20 tracks new to CD, this double disc set is an essential acquisition for all self-respecting fans of high-quality reggae sounds.
5013929277830

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 05/21/2021
UPC: 5013929277830

Derrick Harriott Presents Earthly Sounds / Various
Artist: Derrick Harriott Presents Earthly Sounds / Various
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Cotton Comes To Harlem - Winston Wright
2. What A Pain - The Ethiopians
3. Short Cut - The Crystalites
4. Keith ; Tex Medley, Parts 1 ; 2 - Keith ; Tex
5. Home Sweet Home - Bongo Les ; Herman
6. Lot Wife - The Ethiopians
7. Medicine Stick - Denzil Laing
8. Know Far I - Bongo Herman ; Bunny
9. Salaam (Peace) - Bongo Herman, Les ; Bunny
10. Throne Of Justice - The Ethiopians
11. Earthly Sounds - The Crystalites
12. Mash Up - The Diamonds
13. Hail I - Bongo Les ; Herman
14. Best Of Five Part One - The Ethiopians
15. Best Of Five Part Two - The Ethiopians
16. Freedom Fighters - Bongo Les ; Herman
17. Call Me Trinity - Joe White
18. Trinity Version - The Crystalites
19. Hell Below - The Crystal Generation
20. We Are Praying - Bongo Herman ; Bunny
21. We Are Praying Version - The Crystalites
22. I'm Going Home - The Ralph Brothers
23. Shaft (Instrumental) - The Now Generation
24. Black Moses - The Preacher
25. Black Moses Version - The Crystalites
26. Cool Breeze - Big Youth
27. Wild Storm - The Crystalites
28. Changing Times - Roman Stewart ; Dave
29. Smokey Eyes - Glen Brown
30. Smokey Version - The Crystalites
31. Big Boy - Junior Murvin
32. Big Boy Version - The Crystalites
33. Tougher Than Tough - I Roy
34. Tougher Than Tough Version - Augustus Pablo
35. One Wife - Junior Murvin *
36. One Wife Version - The Crystalites
37. Dock Of The Bay - Big Youth
38. Bass ; Drums Version - Augustus Pablo
39. Lonely Woman - Horace Andy
40. Lonely Woman Dub - The Crystalites
41. Bells Of Death - Augustus Pablo
42. Bells Of Death Version - Augustus Pablo
43. Blacula - The Crystalites
44. Sixth Sense - The Crystalites
45. Frankie J ; Melinda - I Roy
46. Frankie J ; Melinda Version - The Crystalites
47. Bedroom Mazurka - Augustus Pablo ; Fay
48. Bedroom Mazurka Version 2 - Augustus Pablo

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By the early Seventies, Derrick Harriott was firmly established as one of the leading lights on the Jamaican music scene, writing, performing and producing for his Crystal and Move & Groove labels, while also operating the hugely popular Music Chariot disco and managing his shop in Kings Street, Kingston. The high standard of his work is reflected in the quality of his productions from this period, with the likes of the Ethiopians, Augustus Pablo, I Roy, Junior Murvin, the Mighty Diamonds, Big Youth and Horace Andy all benefitting from his considerable talents in the recording studio. "Earthly Sounds" demonstrates the immensity of Harriott's production skills, drawing together the very best of his output from 1971 to 1973. Featuring numerous Jamaican classics from the era, including along 20 tracks new to CD, this double disc set is an essential acquisition for all self-respecting fans of high-quality reggae sounds.