AITKEN, LAUREL - REGE DEGE DING (2LP)

AITKEN, LAUREL - REGE DEGE DING (2LP)

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: DYNAMITE!

Release date: 22/05/2014

Barcode: 8592735001992

Catalog no.: DNM0014003

Item ID: 401708

Two LP's of early singles from 'The Godfather of Ska', Laurel Aitken. Born in Cuba of mixed Cuban and Jamaican descent, Aitken was cutting mento and boogie hits by the mid-'50s, including some of the earliest tracks ever produced by Island Records legend Chris Blackwell. 'Rege Dege Ding' culls together mento and ska tracks recorded between 1958 and 1962 for labels like Kalypso and Blue Beat. An absolutely essential collection, feel that boogie in your bones! SIDE A: 1. Mass Charlie (The Prisoners Song) 2. They Got It (Ghana Independence) 3. Calypso Rock And Roll 4. Nightfall In Zion (A.k.a. Roll River Jordan) 5. Nebuchadnezzar 6. Sweet Chariot 7. The Walls Of Jericho SIDE B: 1. Rege Dege Ding 2. Aitken's Boogie 3. Cherrie 4. Whole Lotta Rock 5. Come Back Jeannie 6. Boogie Rock 7. Heavenly Angel SIDE C: 1. Tribute To Collie Smith
2. Baba Kill Me Goat 3. Boogie In My Bones 4. Little Sheila
5. Honey Girl 6. Drinkin' Whisky 7. If It's Money You Need SIDE D: 1. Jeannie Is Back 2. Lowdown Dirty Girl 3. Yea Yea Baby 4. Judgement Day 5. More Whisky 6. Stars Were Made
7. Love Me Baby

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