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23 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous boss reggae hits. Plus previously unreleased material. By the close of the 1960s, Lloyd 'Charmers' Tyrell was firmly established as one of Jamaica's premier talents, having previously made his mark as a key member of leading vocal outfits, The Charmers and The Uniques. His move into record production in 1968 swiftly resulted in numerous Jamaican hits, with his success attracting the attention London-based reggae music giant, Trojan Records, with whom he swiftly signed a licensing deal in 1969. As the 60s drew to a close, Trojan released the first two best-selling instrumental albums, 'Reggae Is Tight', on which the multi-talented Charmers demonstrated his keyboard-playing talents over a dozen fast-passed rhythm tracks. Hot on it's heels came a second non-vocal collection, on which the performer-turned-producer displayed an equal degree of dexterity on piano, with leading Jamaican band, The Dragonaires backing him on a dozen instrumental cuts of early reggae favourites. Both these hugely popular LPs feature on this double-disc set, which also includes the remainder of his instrumental output from the golden age of boss reggae sounds. With over 23 tracks making it's long overdue CD debut and the 'Reggae Charm' album finally it's long overdue digital debut, the collection is must for all true fans of vintage Jamaican sounds.
23 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous boss reggae hits. Plus previously unreleased material. By the close of the 1960s, Lloyd 'Charmers' Tyrell was firmly established as one of Jamaica's premier talents, having previously made his mark as a key member of leading vocal outfits, The Charmers and The Uniques. His move into record production in 1968 swiftly resulted in numerous Jamaican hits, with his success attracting the attention London-based reggae music giant, Trojan Records, with whom he swiftly signed a licensing deal in 1969. As the 60s drew to a close, Trojan released the first two best-selling instrumental albums, 'Reggae Is Tight', on which the multi-talented Charmers demonstrated his keyboard-playing talents over a dozen fast-passed rhythm tracks. Hot on it's heels came a second non-vocal collection, on which the performer-turned-producer displayed an equal degree of dexterity on piano, with leading Jamaican band, The Dragonaires backing him on a dozen instrumental cuts of early reggae favourites. Both these hugely popular LPs feature on this double-disc set, which also includes the remainder of his instrumental output from the golden age of boss reggae sounds. With over 23 tracks making it's long overdue CD debut and the 'Reggae Charm' album finally it's long overdue digital debut, the collection is must for all true fans of vintage Jamaican sounds.
5013929283244

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 01/19/2024
UPC: 5013929283244

Reggae Is Tight & Reggae Charm (Exp) (Uk)
Artist: Lloyd Charmers
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. 5 to 5
2. Follow This Sound
3. Golden Moon
4. Higher Heights
5. Psychedelic Reggae
6. Summer Face
7. Crimson and Clover
8. Rap Trap
9. Everybody Needs Love
10. Safari
11. Reggae Is Tight
12. Stronger
13. Freedom Sounds
14. After Dark
15. Ling Ting Tong
16. (Get) in the Spirit
17. Sound of Silence
18. Ducky Lucky
19. African Zulu
20. Soul of England
21. Cooyah
22. Confidential
23. Shanghai
24. Cat Nip
25. Extension 303
26. Fire, Fire
27. Walk on By
28. Memphis Underground
29. Try to Remember
30. Dr No Go
31. Oh Happy Day
32. Honey
33. Israelites
34. Last Date
35. If I Only Had Time
36. Chokin' Kind
37. Mama Look
38. How Long
39. Love Can Make You Happy
40. Soul at Large
41. Who Done It
42. Reggae a Bye Bye
43. Dollars and Bonds
44. Ensure
45. Big Five
46. Sound Familiar
47. Colour Him Father Version II
48. Cloud Burst
49. Real Cool
50. Vengance
51. Ready Talk
52. Oh Me Oh My
53. Cool and Easy
54. Blue Moon
55. Ishan Cup Aka Hi Shan

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23 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous boss reggae hits. Plus previously unreleased material. By the close of the 1960s, Lloyd 'Charmers' Tyrell was firmly established as one of Jamaica's premier talents, having previously made his mark as a key member of leading vocal outfits, The Charmers and The Uniques. His move into record production in 1968 swiftly resulted in numerous Jamaican hits, with his success attracting the attention London-based reggae music giant, Trojan Records, with whom he swiftly signed a licensing deal in 1969. As the 60s drew to a close, Trojan released the first two best-selling instrumental albums, 'Reggae Is Tight', on which the multi-talented Charmers demonstrated his keyboard-playing talents over a dozen fast-passed rhythm tracks. Hot on it's heels came a second non-vocal collection, on which the performer-turned-producer displayed an equal degree of dexterity on piano, with leading Jamaican band, The Dragonaires backing him on a dozen instrumental cuts of early reggae favourites. Both these hugely popular LPs feature on this double-disc set, which also includes the remainder of his instrumental output from the golden age of boss reggae sounds. With over 23 tracks making it's long overdue CD debut and the 'Reggae Charm' album finally it's long overdue digital debut, the collection is must for all true fans of vintage Jamaican sounds.
        
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