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Soul Jazz records Presents Dancehall: The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall Culture (Soul Jazz)

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RELEASED: 10th November 2017
Triple Vinyl LP (SJRLP401)

The album is a lightning-flash collection of all-time classic and definitive dancehall classics as well as a stellar selection of more obscure Featuring Yellowman, Tenor Saw, Sister Nancy, Ini Kamoze, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Michigan & Smiley, Super Cat, Cutty Ranks, Eek-A- Mouse, Gregory Isaacs and more, this album features non- stop floor-filling party tune rockers throughout.

‘Dancehall’ is released to coincide with the new 2017 edition of the stunning 400+ photos deluxe coffee table book ‘Dancehall: The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall Culture’, featuring Beth Lesser’s amazing ‘Dancehall’ photography (also newly published by Soul Jazz Records). This book has become the definitive cultural reference book for Jamaican dancehall and features hundreds of killer photographs, extensive text and interviews with many of the artists.

  1. Yellowman - Bam Bam
  2. Tenor Saw - Pumpkin Belly
  3. Reggie Stepper - Cu Oonuh
  4. Chaka Demus and Pliers - Murder She Wrote
  5. Pinchers - Agony 
  6. Michigan & Smiley - Diseases(3.31)
  7. Ini Kamoze - World A Music
  8. Junior Murvin - Cool Out Son
  9. General Echo - Arleen
  10. Cornel Campbell - Boxing
  11. Cutty Ranks - Chop Chop
  12. Lone Ranger - M16
  13. Super Cat - Trash and Ready
  14. Gregory Isaacs - Soon Forward
  15. Jacob Miller & Trinity - I'm Just A Dread / One Shut
  16. Eek A Mouse - Wa Do Dem 
  17. Sister Nancy - Only Woman
  18. DJ With Degree
  19. Trinity - Uptown Girl 
  20. General Echo - Track Shoes
  21. Cornel Campbell - Mash You Down
  22. Horace Ferguson - Sensi Addict
  23. Clint Eastwood - Jump and Pawn