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Soul Jazz Records Presents - Studio One Ska (Green Vinyl, Digital Download, RSD 2023)

Soul Jazz Records Presents - Studio One Ska (Green Vinyl, Digital Download, RSD 2023)

Format: LP

UPC: 5026328300856

Release Date: 04/22/23

Condition: N

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Event: RECORD STORE DAY 2023
Release Date: 4/22/2023
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Soul Jazz Records
Quantity: 1000
Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release 

Soul Jazz Records’ 20th anniversary limited-edition heavyweight green vinyl pressing of Studio One Ska comes for Record Store Day 2023, complete with a download code.A blistering collection of non-stop Ska classic tunes from Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd’s legendary Studio One Records, Jamaica's foundation label of reggae music. Featuring classic cuts from the originators of Ska alongside a heavy dose of superb rarities from the mighty vaults of 13 Brentford Road - pure fire!Studio One Records and the seminal in-house band The Skatalites created and defined Ska, in the process making Jamaican music famous throughout the world. This compilation features classic vocal and instrumental tracks from The Skatalites, Bob Marley and The Wailers, Delroy Wilson alongside super-rare tracks from the likes of Ken Boothe, The Maytals, Jackie Mittoo, Tommy McCook and many more. Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd’s musical empire was founded on Ska, the first explosive and most exciting music to come out of the newly independent Jamaica, which soon spread across the world. Studio One is often described as both the University of Reggae and the Motown of Jamaica. This album is a celebration of the music of Studio One Records’ seminal Ska releases and features a who’s who of the most important artists and musicians in the history of reggae.“Every side collected here is a classic” --All Music“Utterly brilliant collection of Ska music. Essential stuff” --Q“Ripping Ska compilation. The sound is tremendous as well thanks to Studio One recording techniques - already superior at the birth of Reggae - and Soul Jazz mastering. It's a superior Studio One Ska compilation what's not to like?” --The Face"Soul Jazz's exemplary Studio One series continues." --The Wire

A1. Jackie Mittoo – El Bang Bang
A2. Ken Boothe & Stranger Cole – Arte Bella
A3. The Wailers – (I'm Gonna) Put It On
A4. The Skatalites – Addis AbabaB1. Roland Alphonso – President Kennedy
B2. Joe Higgs – (I'm The) Song My Enemies Sing
B3. The Skatalites – Beardsman Ska
B4. Delroy Wilson – I Want Justice

C1. Tommy McCook's Orchestra – Sampson
C2. The Ethiopians – I'm Gonna Take Over
C3. Tommy McCook – Freedom Sounds
C4. The Maytals – Marching OnD1. The Skatalites – Exodus
D2. Roland Alphonso – Look Away Ska
D3. Don Drummond – Don Cosmic
D4. Roland Alphonso – Scambalena
D5. Andy & Joey – You're Wondering Now 

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GRADING

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New (N) (Not typically included in the Goldmine Standard)
New records are purchased directly from the label, distributor, or registered wholesaler. Records are still sealed. Jackets may have slight shelf wear, but media has never been played.
Mint (M)
Still sealed. Never played. No observable flaws.  Items have been purchased secondhand.
Near Mint (NM)
A Near Mint (NM) record will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. The record should show no obvious signs of wear.
The cover (and any additional packaging) has no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable defects.
Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus (VG+) record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
Defects should be more of a cosmetic nature, not affecting the actual playback as a whole. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.
The disc and LP cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be gently marred by spindle marks, paper scuffs, wrinkled corners, etc.
Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident, but will not overpower the music. Disc may have light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels, jackets, and inserts will have visible cosmetic flaws such as wrinkles, cut-outs, slight splitting, etc. However, it will usually have less than a dozen minor flaws.
Good (G)
A record in Good condition can be played through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise, scratches, and visible groove wear. A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear, or other defects will be present.
While the record will be playable without skipping, noticeable surface noise and "ticks" will almost certainly accompany the playback. 
Poor (P), Fair (F)
The record may be cracked, badly warped, or won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve may be water damaged, split, or heavily marred by wear and writing.
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