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THE SKATALITES - DISCOGRAPHY

Last updated: June 2015

THE SKATALITES - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:
[I divided into 3 phases their legendary discography]

1) FIRST PHASE: (1964 - 65)
2) SECOND PHASE: (The Skatalites in 70's)
3) THIRD PHASE: (1983 - Present)


1) THE SKATALITES - FIRST PHASE (1964 - 65):
The Legendary "SKATALITES BAND" were: Tommy McCook, Rolando Alphonso, Lloyd Brevett, Don Drummond, Jah Jerry Haynes,Lester Sterling, Jackie Mittoo, Johnny Moore, Jackie Opel and....later appear: Baba Brocks, Ernest Ranglin and Rico Rodriguez.
the band broke up in 1965. The Discography of this phase is:

Discography: (Official Albums)
.1964 - Ska Authentic Vol 1
.1967 - Ska Authentic Vol 2 - (Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65)
.1969 - The Skatalite! - (Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65) - (Reissue: "Tommy McCook" 1974).
.197? - Celebration Time - (Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65) - (Contains previously unreleased tracks and rarities).
.1984 - Scattered Lights - (Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65) - (Contains previously unreleased Tracks + Rarities + Compilation).
.1997 - Foundation Ska - (Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65) - (Contains previously unreleased tracks, rarities, alternative Versions + Compilation).
.2005 - Kingston 11 - [Contains previously unreleased tracks, recorded between 1964 to 65 + Compilation).


2) THE SKATALITES - SECOND PHASE: (The Skatalites in 70's)
(Partial Reunion of some musicians. The band played a few live sessions). The Discography of this phase is:

Discography: (Official Albums)
.1976 - The Legendary Skatalites - (Reissue: "African Roots" 1978)



3) THE SKATALITES - THIRD PHASE: (1983 - Present)
Reunion Full Of Old Musicians, (except: Don Drummond and Jackie Opel) with the contribution over the years of new talents, as....
Lloyd Knibb, Doreen Shaffer, Rohan Gordon, Kevin Batchelor, Cedric "IM" Brooks, Val Douglas, Andrae Murchison, Cameron Greenlee ....and many other musicians.
The Discography of this phase is: (See below the pictures)

Discography: (Official Albums)
.1984 - Return Of The Big Guns
.1984 - At Sunsplash - (Live)
.1986 - Stretching Out (Vol. 1) - (Live Album) - (Reissue: "Stretching Out (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2).
.1987 - Stretching Out (Vol. 2) - (Live Album) - (Reissue: "Stretching Out (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2).
.1993 - Ska Voovee - (Aka: "The Skatalites Plays McCookes Book Ska Volume 1")
.1994 - Hi-Bop Ska (The 30th Anniversary Recording)
.1996 - Greetings From Skamania
.1997 - Ball Of Fire
.1999 - Ska Splash (The Skatalites and Friends) - (2 Cd)
.2000 - Bashaka
.2002 - From Paris With Love
.2005 - Roots Party (Live In Brussels 2003)
.2006 - Live At Lokerse Feesten - (2 Dvd + Cd)
.2006 - In Orbit Vol.1 (Live From Argentina) - (Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009)
.2007 - Rolling Steady (The 1983 Music Mountain Sessions)
.2007 - On The Right Track
.2012 - Walk With Me
.2015 - History of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae

New Singles:
.2016 - Consider Me - [Island Empire Records]
.2016 - Consider Me Dub Vocal - [Island Empire Records]


THE SKATALITES - COLLABORATIONS and UNOFFICIAL ALBUMS:
[Partial]:
.1963 - The Long Hot Summer (The Skatalites with Laurel Aitken) - (Reissue: "Laurel Aitken Long Hot Summer Vol. 2" 1998).
.1976 - Herb Dub, Collie Dub (King Tubby) - (Tracks Recorded in 1975, Includes Dub Versions from "The Legendary Skatalites" 1976)
.1983 - The Skatalites With Sly And Robbie And The Taxi Gang
.1993 - In The Mood For Ska (Lord Tanamo & The Skatalites)
.1999 - Heroes Of Reggae Dub (King Tubby & The Skatalites) - (Recorded in 1975)
.1999 - Ska Titans: Laurel Aitken & The Skatalites - (Reissue: "The Clash Of The Ska Titans: L. Aitken & The Skatalites" 2000)
.2003 - The Legendary Skatalites In Dub (The Skatalites & King Tubby) - (Tracks Recorded in 1975, Includes some Tracks from "The Legendary Skatalites" 1976)



DISCOGRAPHIES: (Skatalites' musicians)
Many musicians of the band, also have had a solo career:
The most interesting are:
Curent Member:
Doreen Shaffer's singer of The Skatalites - (Discography)
Past Members:
Don Drummond - (Discography) 
Tommy McCook - (Discography) 
Rolando Alphonso - (Discography) 
Jackie Mittoo - (Discography)



THE SKATALITES - COMPILATION/BEST OF:
[Partial]:
.1974 - Best Of The Skatalites - (Studio One label)
.1989 - Skagroove In Japan - (Alpha Recordings rec.)
.1991 - Hog In A Cocoa - (Skatalites and Friends)
.1998 - At Randy's - (Vp label)
.1998 - Skatalites And Friends At Randy's
.1998 - Ska Boo-Da-Ba: Top Sounds From Top Deck, Vol. 3 (The Skatalites)
.1998 - Ska-Ta-Shot: Top Sounds from Top Deck, Vol. 4
.2001 - Nucleus Of Ska - (Music club rec label)
.2001 - Guns Of Navarone - [Harry May Record Company]
.2002 - Lucky Seven - (2 Cd)
.2002 - More Celebration Time - (Studio One label)
.2003 - Guns Of Navarone (The Best Of) - (Trojan label)
.2004 - The Skatalites and Friends - Phoenix City - (2 Cd)
.2004 - In The Mood For Ska: The Moonska Years - (Recall label)
.2006 - Independence Ska
.2007 - Anthology - (2 Cd)
.200? - Latin Goes Ska Live: At The Blue Monk Jazz Gallery Kingston Jamaica - (Contains an extract from the album: "Stretching Out Vol. 1 + Vol. 2") - (Jumpbeat label)
.2009 - Occupation Ska! Very Best of Skatalites - (2 Cd)
.2010 - Rollin' On - (King Edwards Label)
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THE SKATALITES - DISCOGRAPHY:
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1) THE SKATALITES - FIRST PHASE (1964 - 65):
Official Albums:

.1964 - Ska Authentic Vol 1
(Original Press):
Lp: "Ska Authentic Vol 1" 1964 - (Studio One Label)
Reissue Cd: "Ska Authentic Vol 1" 199? - (Studio One Label)
Reissue Cd: "Ska Authentic Vol 1" 2000 - (Studio One Label)
Editions:

Lp: "Ska Authentic Vol 1" 1964 - (Original Version)
Lp Tracks:
1) Lee Oswald. 2) Bridge View. 3) President Kennedy. 4) Further East. 5) Ska In Vienna Wood. 6) You're So Delightful. 7) Four Corners. 8) Scrap Iron. 9) Feeling Good. 10) Royal Flush. 11) Ball Of Fire. 12) Christine Keiler.
[Label: Studio One (Lp: 1964)(Lp: 1967)]

Cd: "Ska Authentic Vol 1" 2000 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Lee Harvey Oswald. 2) Bridge View. 3) President Kennedy. 4) Mother In Law [Lee Perry]. 5) Musical Communication. 6) Ska In Vienna Woods. 7) You Are So Delightful. 8) Four Corners. 9) Dance The Ska [Delroy & Paulette]. 10) Teach The Ska [Lord Brynner]. 11) Scrap Iron. 12) Ball Of Fire. 13) Christine Kieler. 14) Heavens Declare [Maytals]. 15) Ska-Ba. 16) Exodus.
[Label: Studio One (Cd: 199?)(Cd: 2000)]
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.1967 - Ska Authentic Vol 2 - (Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65)
(Original Press):
Editions:

Lp: "Ska Authentic Vol 2" 1967 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Roland Alphonso - "Tear Up". 2) Andy & Joey - "My Love". 3) Roland Alphonso - "President Kennedy". 4) The Maytals - "Tell Me". 5) Lester Sterling - "Can't Sit Down". 6) The Gaylads - "Dream Dream". 7) Don Drummond - "Rain Or Shine" 8) Tommy McCook & Roland Alphonso - "Trotting In" 9) Tommy McCook & Roland Alphonso - "Dr Killdare". 10) The Gaylads - "River Bed". 11) Delroy Wilson - "Love Abiding". 12) Tommy McCook - "Cow & Gate".
[Label: Studio One (Lp: 1967)]

Cd: "Ska Authentic Vol 2" 2001 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Roland Alphonso - "Tear Up". 2) Andy & Joey - "My Love". 3) Roland Alphonso - "President Kennedy". 4) The Maytals - "Tell Me". 5) Lester Sterling - "Can't Sit Down". 6) The Gaylads - "Dream Dream". 7) Don Drummond - "Rain Or Shine" 8) Tommy McCook & Roland Alphonso - "Trotting In" 9) Tommy McCook & Roland Alphonso - "Dr Killdare". 10) The Gaylads - "River Bed". 11) Delroy Wilson - "Love Abiding". 12) Tommy McCook - "Cow & Gate". 13) Lee King Perry - "Mother In Law" 14) Tommy McCook & The Skatalites - "Full Dread". 15) Jackie Opel - "You' re Too Bad". 16) Johnny Moore - "Skavling Johnny".
[Label: Studio One (Cd: 2001)]
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.1969 - The Skatalite! -  (Reissue: "Tommy McCook" 1974).
[Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65]
(Original Press):
"The Skatalite!" 1969 - (Treasure Isle Label)
Reissue: "Tommy McCook" 1974 - (Attack Label)
Editions:

"The Skatalite!" 1969 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Yard Broom. 2) Carry-Go-Bring-Come. 3) Twelve Minutes To Go. 4) Magic. 5) Strolling In. 6) Dan-De-Lion. 7) Apanga. 8) Eastern Standard Time. 9) Rough & Tough "Stranger Cole & The Skatalites". 10) Musical Store Room. 11) When You Call My Name [Stranger Cole, Patsy & The Skatalites]. 12) River Bank.
[Labels: Treasure Isle (Lp: 1969), Jet Set (Cd: 1997)]

Reissue: "Tommy McCook" 1974 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
1) Yard Broom. 2) Carry-Go-Bring-Come. 3) Twelve Minutes To Go. 4) Magic. 5) Strolling In. 6) Dan-De-Lion. 7) Apanga. 8) Eastern Standard Time. 9) Rough & Tough "Stranger Cole & The Skatalites". 10) Musical Store Room. 11) When You Call My Name [Stranger Cole, Patsy & The Skatalites]. 12) River Bank.
[Label: Attack (Lp: 1974)]
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.197? - Celebration Time
[Tracks recorded between 1964 to 65, contains previously unreleased tracks and rarities).
(Original Press):
"Celebration Time" 197? - (Studio One) - (First Edition)
"Celebration Time" 197? - (Studio One) - (Second Edition)
Editions:

"Celebration Time" 197? - (Original Version) - (First Edition)
Tracks:
1) Celebration Time. 2) Cuban Blackade. 3) Good Gravy. 4) Well Charge. 5) Peanut Vendor. 6) Forest Flower. 7) Hot Cargo. 8) Cleopatra Rock. 9) Nanny's Corner. 10) Super Time.
[Label: Studio One (Lp: 197?)]

"Celebration Time" 197? - (Original Version) - (Second Edition)
Tracks:
1) Celebration Time. 2) Cuban Blackade. 3) Good Gravy. 4) Well Charge. 5) Peanut Vendor. 6) Magic Star. 7) Forest Flower. 8) Hot Cargo. 9) Cleopatra Rock. 10) Nanny's Corner. 11) Super Time. 12) Waisting My Time On You.
[Label: Studio One (Lp: 197?)]
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.1984 - Scattered Lights
[Tracks recorded between 1964 to 65, contains previously unreleased tracks + rarities + compilation]
(Original Press):
"Scattered Lights" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) China Clipper. 2) Marcus Jr. 3) Dahil Sayo. 4) Determination. 5) Shot In The Dark. 6) Confucious. 7) Reburial. 8) Scattered Lights. 9) Ringo. 10) Ska Ta Shot. 11) Non Stop. 12) Lawless Street.
[Label: Alligator (Lp: 1984)]
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.1997 - Foundation Ska
[Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65, contains previously unreleased tracks, rarities, alternative versions + Compilation) - (2 Cd)
(Original Press):
"Foundation Ska" 1997 - (2 Cd) - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Christine Keeler. 2) Fidel Castro. 3) Simmer Down. 4) Alley Pang. 5) Exodus. 6) King Solomon. 7) Eastern Standard Time. 8) World's Fair [Feat: Stranger Cole & Ken Boothe]. 9) Two For One. 10) I Should Have Known Better. 11) Hot Cargo. 12) Black Sunday. 13) Ska La Parisienne. 14) Don D Lion. 15) Dick Tracy. 16) Hanging Tree.
Cd 2:
1) Scandal Ska. 2) Occupation. 3) Old Rocking Chair [Feat: Jackie Opel]. 4) Third Man Ska. 5) Ringo's Theme Ska. 6) Ringo's Theme [Version Two]. 7) Nimrod. 8) Woman A Come [Feat: Margarita]. 9) Cleopatra. 10) Beardsman Ska. 11) Addis Ababa. 12) Silver Dollar [Original Version]. 13) The Vow [Feat: Jackie Opel & Doree Schaffer]. 14) Dr. Kildare. 15) Killer Diller. 16) Naked City.
[Label: Heartbeat (2 Lp: 1997)(2 Cd: 1997)]
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.2005 - Kingston 11
[Contains previously unreleased tracks, recorded between 1964 to 65 + Compilation]
(Original Press):
Lp: "Kingston 11" 2005 - (King Edwards Label)
Cd: "Kingston 11" 2005 - (King Edwards Label)
"Kingston 11" 2005 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Jones Town Special. 2) Red China. 3) Dr No. 4) Jazz Ska. 5) 64 Special. 6) African Queen. 7) Four Seasons. 8) What A Skandal. 9) Shank I Sheck. 10) Lon Chaney. 11) Shuffle Duck. 12) Kingston 11. 13) Collie Foot. 14) Man About Town.
[Labels: King Edwards (Lp/Cd: 2005)]

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2) THE SKATALITES - SECOND PHASE: (The Skatalites in 70's)
(Partial Reunion of some components)...

.1976 - The Legendary Skatalites - (Reissue: "African Roots" 1978)
(Original Press):
"The Legendary Skatalites" 1976 - (Jam Sounds Label)
"The Legendary Skatalites" 1976 - (Top Ranking Label)
Reissue Lp: "African Roots" 1978 - (United Artists Label)
Reissue Cd: "African Roots" (Lloyd Brevett with The Skatalites) 1995 - (Grover Rec Label) with Bonus Tracks.
Reissue: "African Roots" (Lloyd Brevett with The Skatalites) 1997 - (Moon Ska/Caroline Label) with Bonus Tracks.
Editions:

"The Legendary Skatalites" 1976 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) African Roots. 2) Stream In The Meadow. 3) Rock Bottom. 4) Candle Light. 5) Fugitive. 6) Jumbo Malt. 7) Seven Seal. 8) Herb Challis.
[Labels: Top Ranking (Lp: 1976), Jam Sounds (Lp: 1976)]

Reissue: "African Roots" 1978 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
1) African Roots. 2) Stream In The Meadow. 3) Rock Bottom. 4) Candle Light. 5) Fugitive. 6) Jumbo Malt. 7) Seven Seal. 8) Herb Challis.
[Label: United Artists (Lp: 1978)]

Reissue: "African Roots" (Lloyd Brevett with The Skatalites) 1995
Tracks:
1) Stream In The Meadow. 2) Rock Bottom. 3) Candle Light. 4) Candle Light Dub. 5) Fugitive. 6) Fugitive Dub. 7) Jumbo Malt. 8) Seven Seal. 9) African Roots. 10) Herb Challis. 11) Just Cool (Corner Stone). 12) Japan Special. 13) Space Light. 14) Rock With Me Baby.
[Label: Grover Rec (Lp/Cd: 1995)]

Reissue: "African Roots" (Lloyd Brevett with The Skatalites) 1997
Tracks:
1) Stream In The Meadow. 2) Rock Bottom. 3) Candle Light. 4) Candle Light Dub. 5) Fugitive. 6) Fugitive Dub. 7) Jumbo Malt. 8) Seven Seal. 9) African Roots. 10) Herb Challis. 11) 1Just Cool [Cornerstone]. 12) Japan Special. 13) Space Light. 14) Rock With Me Baby.
[Label: Moon Ska/Caroline (Cd: 1997)]

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3) THE SKATALITES - THIRD PHASE: (1983 - Present)
Reunion Full Of Old Musicians, (except: Don Drummond and Jackie Opel), with the contribution over the years of new talents....

.1984 - Return Of The Big Guns
(Original Press):
"Return Of The Big Guns" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) After The Rain. 2) Passong Through. 3) Reasoning. 4) Jogging. 5) Meet To Come. 6) Pep Hep Lift. 7) Eastern Rock. 8) Mission.
[Label: Island (Lp: 1984), Island/Universal (Cd: 2004)]
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.1984 - At Sunsplash - (Live)
(Original Press):
"At Sunsplash" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Freedom Sound. 2) Eastern Standard Time. 3) Bridge View. 4) Ska'Ba. 5) Lee Harvey Oswald. 6) Tear Up. 7) Guns Of Navarone. 8) Four Corners. 9) Confucious.
[Label: Synergy (Lp: 1984)]

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Recorded Live at the Reggae Sunsplash in 1983
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.1986 - Stretching Out (Vol. 1) - (Live Album)
(Original Press):
"Stretching Out (Vol. 1)" 1986 - (Roir Label)
Reissue: "Stretching Out" (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2) 1998 - (Roir Label)
Editions:

"Stretching Out (Vol. 1)" 1986 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Freedom Sounds. 2) Bridge View. 3) Latin Goes Ska. 4) Tear Up. 5) Guns Of Navarone. 6) Man In The Street. 7) Come Dung. 8) Big Trombone. 9) Ska Ba.
[Label: Roir (Lp: 1986)]

Reissue "Stretching Out" (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2) - (Includes Bonus Tracks)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Freedom Sounds. 2) Bridge View. 3) Latin Goes Ska. 4) Tear Up. 5) Guns Of Navarone. 6) Man In The Street. 7) Come Dung. 8) Big Trombone. 9) Ska Ba. 10) Road Block. 11) Eastern Standard Time. 12) Confucius.
Disc 2:
1) Lee Harvey Oswald. 2) Black Sunday. 3) Mood For Ska. 4)Fidel Castro. 5) El Pussy Cat. 6) Four Corners. 7) Exodus. 8) Old Fowl. 9) Fidel Castro. 10) Welcome Back Home.
[Label: Roir (2 Lp: 1998)(2 Cd: 1998)]

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This is a Jam Sessions of The Skatalites. Songs recorded in Jamaica at "The Blue Moonk Jazz Gallery" (Nighclub) in 1983.
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.1987 - Stretching Out (Vol. 2) - (Live Album) - (Reissue: "Stretching Out (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2).
(Original Press):
"Stretching Out (Vol. 2)" 1987 - (Roir Label)
Reissue: "Stretching Out" (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2) 1998 - (Roir Label)
Editions:

"Stretching Out (Vol. 2)" 1987 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Road Block. 2) Eastern Standard Time. 3) Confucius. 4) Lee Harvey Oswald. 5) Black Sunday. 6) Mood For Ska. 7) Fidel Castro. 8) El Pussy Cat.
[Label: Roir (Lp: 1987)]

Reissue "Stretching Out" (Vol. 1 + Vol. 2) - (Includes Bonus Tracks)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Freedom Sounds. 2) Bridge View. 3) Latin Goes Ska. 4) Tear Up. 5) Guns Of Navarone. 6) Man In The Street. 7) Come Dung. 8) Big Trombone. 9) Ska Ba. 10) Road Block. 11) Eastern Standard Time. 12) Confucius.
Disc 2:
1) Lee Harvey Oswald. 2) Black Sunday. 3) Mood For Ska. 4)Fidel Castro. 5) El Pussy Cat. 6) Four Corners. 7) Exodus. 8) Old Fowl. 9) Fidel Castro. 10) Welcome Back Home.
[Label: Roir (2 Lp: 1998)(2 Cd: 1998)]

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This is a Jam Sessions of "The Skatalites". Songs recorded in Jamaica at "The Blue Moonk Jazz Gallery" (Nighclub) in 1983.
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.1993 - Ska Voovee - (Aka: "The Skatalites Plays: McCookes Book Ska Volume 1")
(Original Press):
"Ska Voovee" 1993 - (Shanachie Label)
Aka: "The Skatalites Plays McCookes Book Ska Volume 1" 1993 - (Parco/Quattro QTCY-2022 Label) - (Japanese Edition)
Editions:

"Ska Voovee" 1993 - (U.S. Edition)
Tracks:
1) Police Woman. 2) Skafrica. 3) Skandy. 4) The Don [Part I]. 5) The Don [Part II]. 6) Skapan. 7) Ska Boss. 8) Oriental Ska. 9) Skamaica. 10) Skalifornia. 11) Skanhattan. 12) Skavoovee.
[Label: Shanachie (Cd: 1993)]

Aka: "The Skatalites Plays McCookes Book Ska Volume 1" 1993 - (Japanese Edition)
[Same album with different title tracks]
Tracks:
1) Ska Maica. 2) Skan Hatten. 3) Ska Pan.4 ) Ska Voovee. 5) Skafrica. 6) Ups And Downs. 7) Ska Orientiac. 8) Ska Boss. 9) Colleen. 10) The Don Pt.1. 11) The Don Pt.2. 12) Police Woman.
[Label: Parco/Quattro QTCY-2022 (Cd: 1993)]
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.1994 - Hi-Bop Ska (The 30th Anniversary Recording)
(Original Press):
"Hi-Bop Ska (The 30th Anniversary Recording)" 1994 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Guns Of Navarone. 2) Flowers For Albert. 3) Ska Reggae Hi-Bop. 4) You’re Wondering Now. 5) Everlasting Sound. 6) African Freedom. 7) Man In The Street. 8) Split Personality. 9) Renewal. 10) Nelson’s Song. 11) Burru Style. 12) Ska Ska Ska.
[Label: Shanachie (Cd: 1994)]
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.1996 - Greetings From Skamania
(Original Press):
"Greetings From Skamania" 1996 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Skalloween. 2) Skamania. 3) El Pussycat. 4) Right Now. 5) Have A Good Time. 6) Phoenix City. 7) Trip To Mars. 8) Triangle. 9) Wood And Water. 10) I Wish You Love. 11) S'Kool.
[Label: Shanachie (Cd: 1996)]
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.1997 - Ball Of Fire
(Original Press):
"Ball Of Fire" 1997 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) James Bond Theme. 2) Latin Goes Ska. 3) Confucious. 4) Occupation. 5) Rock Fort Rock. 6) Eastern Standard Time. 7) Ball Of Fire. 8) Swing Easy. 9) Ringo. 10) Freedom Sound.
[Label: Island (Cd: 1997)]
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.1999 - Ska Splash (The Skatalites and Friends)
(Original Press):
"Ska Splash (The Skatalites and Friends)" 1999 - (2 Cd) - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Freedom Sounds - The Skatalites. 2) Man in the Street - The Skatalites. 3) Eastern Standard Time - The Skatalites. 4) Four Corners - The Skatalites. 5) Bridge View - The Skatalites. 6) Can't You See - Doreen Shaffer, The Skatalites. 7) Simmer Down - Doreen Shaffer, The Skatalites. 8) Sugar Sugar - Doreen Shaffer, The Skatalites. 9) Come Down - Laurel Aitken, The Skatalites. 10) In the Mood for Ska - Laurel Aitken, The Skatalites. 11) Freedom - The Skatalites. 12) Guns of Navarone - The Skatalites. 13) Phoenix City - The Skatalites.
Disc 2:
1) Al Capone - Laurel Aitken, House of Rhythm. 2) Mad About You - Laurel Aitken, House of Rhythm. 3) Jesse James - Laurel Aitken, House of Rhythm. 4) Caledonia - Laurel Aitken, House of Rhythm. 5) Sally Brown - Laurel Aitken, House of Rhythm. 6) Skinhead Train - Laurel Aitken, House of Rhythm. 7) Skinhead - House of Rhythm. 8) Head Charge - House of Rhythm. 9) Nothing in Life - House of Rhythm. 10) Rudi - House of Rhythm. 11) Sign of the Times - House of Rhythm. 12) Hor's Empire - House of Rhythm. 13) Rockford Rock - House of Rhythm. 14) Riddim - House of Rhythm .
(Label: Moon/Ska (2 Cd: 1999)]

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In 2013, Ska Splash has been reissued by Pressure Drop Records.
This compilation edition includes only 13 songs taken from the first original edition + 1 Bonus track: "Don't Stay Away" by Doreen Shaffer.
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.2000 - Bashaka
(Original Press):
"Bashaka" 2000 - (Marston Label)
Reissue: "Bashaka" 2003 - (Substance Label)
"Bashaka" 2000 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Ska Latte. 2) Sky Rocket. 3) Skaravan. 4) Tanya. 5) Roland Ride Along. 6) Reach For The Sky. 7) Milk Lane Shuffle. 8) Wild Honey. 9) A Song For Don D. 10) What A Day. 11) I Never Knew. 12) Magic Muffin. 13) Hail Tommy McCook. 14) Oh Baby. 15) Rastamma.
[Labels: Marston (Cd: 2000), Substance (Cd: 2003)]
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.2002 - From Paris With Love
(Original Press):
"From Paris With Love" 2002 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Garden Of Love. 2) Glory To The Sound. 3) From Russia With Love. 4) Ska Fort Rock. 5) When I Fall In Love. 6) Freedom Sounds. 7) Trip To Mars. 8) Pata Pata [Skata Skata]. 9) Lester's Mood. 10) Golden Love. 11) African Beat. 12) River To The Bank. 13) Thinking Of You. 14) Guns Of Navarone. 15) Rock Fort Rock.
[Labels: World Village (Cd: 2002), Celluloid/Mélodie (2 Lp: 2002)(Cd: 2002), Wrasse Records (Cd: 2009)]
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.2005 - Roots Party (Live In Brussels 2003)
(Original Press):
"Roots Party (Live In Brussels 2003)" 2005 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Freedom Sounds [Intro]. 2) I Should Have Known Better. 3) Latingo Ska. 4) Hail Pussycat. 5) The Guns Of Navarone. 6) Medley: The Rivers Of Babylon, Wings Of A Dove, A Little More Oil, Hey Man. 7) Rockfort Rock. 8) The Man In The Street. 9) Two For One. 10) Phoenix City. 11) Freedom Sounds [Outro].
[Labels: FullFill (Cd: 2005), XIIIBIS Records (Cd: 2005)]
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.2006 - Live At Lokerse Feesten - (2 Dvd + Cd)
(Original Press):
"Live At Lokerse Feesten" 2006 - (2 Dvd + Cd) - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Dvd 1: (Concert 1 - 1997)
1) Freedom Sound. 2) Eastern Standard Time. 3) James Bond Theme. 4) Guns Of Navarone. 5) Simmer Down & Turn Your Lamp Down Low Medley. 6) El Pussycat Ska. 7) Man In The Street. 8) Sugar Sugar. 9) Nice Time. 10) Latin Goes Ska. 11) Phoenix City. 12) Freedom Sound [Reprise].
Dvd 2: (Concert 2 - 2002)
1)Freedom Sound. 2) Man In The Street. 3) Guns Of Navarone. 4) El Pussycat. 5) James Bond Theme. 6) Sugar, Sugar. 7) Nice Time. 8) Simmer Down. 9) Turn Your Lamp Down Low. 10) Rockford Rock [El Cumbanchero]. 11) Latin Goes Ska. 12) Phoenix City. 13) Freedom Sound [Reprise].
Cd Tracks:
1) Freedom Sound. 2) Eastern Standard Time. 3) James Bond Theme. 4) Guns Of Navarone. 5) Simmer Down & Turn Your Lamp Down Low Medley. 6) El Pussycat Ska. 7) Man In The Street. 8) Sugar Sugar. 9) Nice Time. 10) Latin Goes Ska. 11) Phoenix City.
[Label: Charly (2 Dvd + Cd: 2006)]
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.2006 - In Orbit Vol.1 (Live From Argentina) - (Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009)
(Original Press):
"In Orbit Vol.1" 2006 - (Grover Records Label) and (P-Vine Label)
Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009 - (Deluxe Double Edition)
Editions:

"In Orbit Vol.1" (Live From Argentina) 2006 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Intro. 2) Freedom Sounds. 3) James Bond Theme. 4) Eastern Standard Time. 5) El Pussycat. 6) Guns Of Navarone. 7) Sugar, Sugar. 8) Adorable You. 9) Can't You See. 10) You're Wondering Now. 11) Real Rock/Rockfort Rock Medley. 12) Musical Communication. 13) Latin Goes Ska. 14) Ball Of Fire. 15) Phoenix City.
[Labels: Grover Records (2 Lp: 2006)(Cd: 2006), P-Vine [Japan] (Cd: 2006)]

Reissue: "In Orbit Vol.1 & 2" 2009 - (Deluxe Double Edition) - (Full Concert).
Tracks:
Cd 1:
1) Intro. 2) Freedom Sounds. 3) James Bond Theme. 4) Eastern Standard Time. 5) El Pussycat. 6) Guns Of Navarone. 7) Sugar, Sugar. 8) Adorable You. 9) Can't You See. 10) You're Wondering Now. 11) Real Rock/Rockfort Rock Medley. 12) Musical Communication. 13) Latin Goes Ska. 14) Ball Of Fire. 15) Phoenix City.
Cd 2:
1) Presentation. 2) Occupation. 3) Two For One. 4) Simmer Down. 5) Nice Time. 6) Man In The Street. 7) Bridge View. 8) I Should Have Know Better. 9) Rivers Of Babylon. 10) Freedom Sounds.
[Label: Sony [Argentina] (2 Cd: 2009)]
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.2007 - Rolling Steady (The 1983 Music Mountain Sessions)
(Original Press):
"Rolling Steady (The 1983 Music Mountain Sessions)" 2007 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) We Nah Sleep. 2) Contention. 3) Big Trombone. 4) Away From Home. 5) Idler's Rest. 6) Rolling Steady. 7) Devil's Triangle. 8) The Master's Call. 9) Absent Without Leave.
[Label: Motion Record (Lp/Cd: 2007)]

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Album recorded in 1983
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.2007 - On The Right Track
(Original Press):
"On The Right Track" 2007 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) New York Minute. 2) Outback Ska. 3) Shock Trail. 4) Right Track. 5) Doreen Special. 6) Divine Conception. 7) Bye Bye. 8) Little Irene. 9) June Rose. 10) One Armed Bandit. 11) Marguerita's Lament. 12) Uluru Rock. 13) Outback Dub.
[Label: Aim Records (Cd: 2007)]
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.2012 - Walk With Me
(Original Press):
"Walk With Me" 2012 - [Wrasse Records]
"Walk With Me" 2013 - [Jamaican Jazz Records]
"Walk With Me" 2012 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Desert Ska. 2) Lalibela. 3) Hot Flash. 4) The Leader. 5) Love Is The Way. 6) Walk With Me. 7) Piece For Peace. 8) Song For My Father. 9) Little Theresa. 10) King Solomon. 11) Dub Lalibela.
[Label: Wrasse Records (Cd/Digital: 2012), Ska In The World/JPN (Cd: 2013), Jamaican Jazz Records (Lp/Cd: 2013)]
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.2015 - History of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae
(Original Press):
"History of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae" 2015 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Freedom Sound. 2) Police Woman. 3) Man in the Street. 4) Vow. 5) Skafrica. 6) Guns of Navarone. 7) Don't Stay Away. 8) Rockfort Rock. 9) Phoenix City. 10) Freedom Sound Part 2.
[Label: United Sound Records (Cd/Digital: 2015)]

!!!
Live album recorded  at Tempest Festival, Finland in 1994.
Feat. Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, Lloyd Knibb, Lloyd Brevett, Doreen Shaffer, Devon James, Nathan Bredlove, Will 'Skabone' Clarke, Bill Smith.

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THE SKATALITES - COLLABORATIONS and UNOFFICIAL ALBUMS:
[Partial]:

.1963 - The Long Hot Summer (The Skatalites with Laurel Aitken) - (Reissue: "Laurel Aitken Long Hot Summer Vol. 2" 1998).
Lp: "The Long Hot Summer" (The Skatalites with Laurel Aitken) 1963
(Original Press):
Reissue Cd: "Laurel Aitken Long Hot Summer, Vol. 2" 1998 - (Groover Label)
Editions:

"The Long Hot Summer" 1963 (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Bad Minded Woman. 2) Adam And Eve. 3) Hometown. 4) Devil Or Angel. 5) Sunshine. 6) Freedom Train. 7) Life. 8) Fire. 9) The Saint. 10) Mary. 11) Peace Perfect Peace. 12) Lion Of Judah.
[Labels: ? (Lp: 1963), Roir (Lp/Cassete: 1991)]

Reissue: "Laurel Aitken Long Hot Summer Vol. 2" 1998 with Bonus Tracks.
Tracks:
1) Bad Minded Woman. 2) Adam And Eve. 3) Hometown. 4) Devil Or Angel. 5) Sunshine. 6) Freedom Train. 7) Life. 8) Fire. 9) The Saint. 10) Mary. 11) Peace Perfect Peace. 12) Lion Of Judah. 13) Remember My Darling. 14) One More River to Cross. 15) In My Soul.
[Label: Groover (Cd: 1998)]
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.1976 - Herb Dub, Collie Dub (King Tubby)
(Tracks Recorded in 1975, Includes Dub Versions from "The Legendary Skatalites" 1976)
(Original Press):
"Herb Dub, Collie Dub" (King Tubby) 1976 - (Jigsaw Label)
Reissue: "Herb Dub, Collie Dub" (The Skatalites) 2001 - (Motion Label)
Editions:

"Herb Dub, Collie Dub" (King Tubby) 1976 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Roots Dub. 2) Whispering Dub. 3) Bottom Dub. 4) Sealing Dub. 5) Dumboo Dub. 6) African Dub. 7) Herb Dub Collie Dub. 8) Kimble Dub.
[Label: Jigsaw (Lp: 1976)]

Reissue: "Herb Dub, Collie Dub" (The Skatalites) 2001 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
1) Roots Dub. 2) Whispering Dub. 3) Bottom Dub. 4) Sealing Dub. 5) Dumboo Dub. 6) African Dub. 7) Herb Dub Collie Dub. 8) Kimble Dub.
[Label: Motion (Lp: 2001)]
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.1983 - The Skatalites With Sly And Robbie And The Taxi Gang
(Originasl Press):
"The Skatalites With Sly And Robbie And The Taxi Gang" 1983 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Red Fire. 2) Blue Flame. 3) Riding Westward. 4) Hotter Fire. 5) Take A Bread. 6) Shades Of Black. 7) Unlisted Track. 8) 1000 Tons Of Tnt. 9) Burning Inferno. 10) Blazing Vulcano. 11) Thunder Storm. 12) Big Fire Burning. 13) Burning Fire. 14) Cool Vibe.
[Label: Vista (Lp: 1983)]
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.1993 - In The Mood For Ska (Lord Tanamo & The Skatalites)
[Tracks Recorded between 1964 to 65]
(Original Press):
"In The Mood For Ska" 1993 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dash Of The Sunshine. 2) Iron Bar. 3) Ol' Matilda. 4) Come Down. 5) I Am Holding On. 6) I Had A Dream. 7) I'm In The Mood For Ska. 8) You Belong To My Heart. 9) If You Were Mine. 10) Mothers Love. 11) Downtown Gal. 12) Love You Truly. 13) Got To Have You Baby. 14) Rainy Night In Georgia. 15) Keep On Moving.
[Label: Trojan (Lp/Cd: 1993)]
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.1999 - Heroes Of Reggae Dub (King Tubby & The Skatalites)
(Original Press):

"Heroes Of Reggae Dub (King Tubby & The Skatalites)" 1999 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Give Thanks. 2) Close To Jah. 3) Zion I Dub. 4) Herb Man Dub. 5) Rocky Road. 6) Hero Of Dub. 7) Dub Of Love. 8) Heavens Gate. 9) Every Day I Pray.
[Label: Motion Record (Lp/Cd: 1999)]

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Songs recorded in 1975 at King Tubby's (Kingston, Ja)
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.1999 - Ska Titans: Laurel Aitken & The Skatalites - (Reissue: "The Clash of the Ska Titans: L. Aitken & The Skatalites" 2000)
(Original Press):
"Ska Titans: Laurel Aitken & The Skatalites" 1999 - (Moon/Ska Label)
Reissue: "The Clash of the Ska Titans: L. Aitken & The Skatalites" 2000 - (Cadiz Label)
Editions:

"Ska Titans: Laurel Aitken & The Skatalites" 1999 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) In the Mood for Ska. 2) It's Too Late. 3) Same Old Song. 4) I Love You. 5) Come Down. 6) Summertime. 7) Rude Boy Dreams. 8) Bad Minded Woman. 9) Come Down (Live). 10) Sugar Sugar (Live). 11) Confucious (Live).
[Label: Moon/Ska (Cd: 1999)]

"The Clash of the Ska Titans: L. Aitken & The Skatalites" 2000 - (Same Album)
Tracks:
1) In the Mood for Ska. 2) It's Too Late. 3) Same Old Song. 4) I Love You. 5) Come Down. 6) Summertime. 7) Rude Boy Dreams. 8) Bad Minded Woman. 9) Come Down (Live). 10) Sugar Sugar (Live). 11) Confucious (Live).
[Label: Cadiz (Cd: 2000)]
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.2003 - The Legendary Skatalites In Dub (The Skatalites & King Tubby)
(Tracks Recorded in 1975, includes some Tracks from "The Legendary Skatalites" 1976)
(Original Press):
Lp: "The Legendary Skatalites In Dub" 2003 - (Motion Label)
Cd: "The Legendary Skatalites In Dub" 2003 - (Motion Label)
Editions:

Lp: "The Legendary Skatalites In Dub" 2003 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Middle East. 2) Fugitive Dub. 3) Seven Seal. 4) African Roots Dub. 5) Candlelight Dub. 6) Rock Bottom Dub. 7) Middle East. 8) Fugitive. 9) African Roots Version. 10) Starlight [The Skatalites & Tony Brevett].
[Label: Motion Record (Lp: 2003)]

Cd: "The Legendary Skatalites In Dub" 2003 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Starlight Version. 2) Middle East Dub. 3) Fugitive Dub. 4) Whispering Dub. 5) Kimble Dub. 6) Roots Dub. 7) Bottom Dub. 8) African Roots Dub. 9) Dumboo Dub. 10) African Dub. 11) Herb Dub Collie Dub. 12) Candlelight Dub. 13) Starlight [The Skatalites & Tony Brevett]. 14) Middle East. 15) Sealing Dub.
[Label: Motion Record (Cd: 2003)]

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2 comments:

  1. Gracias por todo el post, esta toda la discografía de The Skatalites, que gran trabajo.

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