AITKEN, LAUREL - GODFATHER OF SKA

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Label: GROVER

Release date: 15/05/2019

Barcode: 4026763110394

Catalog no.: GROCD0000039

Item ID: 479039

Originally out in the early '90s and now available again, this collection of recordings from ska pioneer Laurel Aitken followed-up the compilations 'The Pama Years' and 'The Long Hot Summer'. 'Godfather Of Ska' presents a number of wonderful singles, released during the years 1963-1966. Included are tunes s.a. 'Shake', 'Jamboree', 'Let My People Go', 'Coconut Woman', 'Jericho', 'This Great Day' and many more. You get 21 tracks in total!

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