This mix contains classics from some of the Studio One label’s biggest riddims. The dubplates selected here help to illustrate the story of Highlanda, an original sound system founded in Atlanta in 1999 by Guyanese and Jamaican selectors from Brooklyn, New York. See tracklist and download link below.
1 The Mighty Diamonds – Pass The Kutchie
2 Early B – The Visit of King Selassie
3 Buju Banton – Concrete Jungle Rock
4 Charlie Chaplin – Bubbling Telephone Chalice
5 Luciano and Mickey General – Sweet Guyana (Dubplate)
6 Mykal Rose – Stalk of Sensimelia
7 Everton Blender – Bring The Kutchie Come
8 Errol Dunkley – Black Cinderalla
9 Imani – The Sweetest Sound I’ve Ever Known (Dubplate)
10 Sugar Minott – Soundboy Killing (Dubplate)
11 Sluggy Ranks – Sodom and Gomorrah (Dubplate)
12 Sugar Minott – Never Gonna Give Jah Up
13 Hopeton James – Send Your Threat (Dubplate)
14 Sugar Minott – Vanity
15 Warrior King – Highlanda Kill Your Sound (Dubplate)
16 Garnett Silk – Kingly Character
17 Luciano – Give Praise/Jah Blessing (Dubplate)
18 The Heptones – Were Gonna Fight
19 Mickey General – Amazing Medley (Dubplate)
20 Barry Brown – Give My Love A Try
21 Carlton Livingston – Here I Stand
22 Johnny Osbourne – Jah Righteous Plan
23 Sugar Minott – Don’t Fuss or Fight
24 Johnny Osbourne – No War
25 Carlton Livingston – Jam It Up
26 Sugar Minott featuring The Congos – Oh DC (Dubplate)
JAMROCK Magazine proudly presents the 4th annual Vintage Fest at the world renowned Hammerstein Ballroom, Saturday Dec. 6th. The show stars classic reggae acts John Holt, Cocoa Tea, Leroy Sibbles, Sugar Minott, Carlton Livingston, Brigadier Jerry and U-Roy. A classic line up for vintage Reggae lovers. Be ready to rock steady.
4th Annual Vintage Fest Poster
Returning to the Vintage Fest stage in high demand by the people, John Holt has delivered timeless reggae classics like Police in Helicopter, Stick by Me, and Ali Baba. In height the U.S. political season Cocoa Tea lent his voice in support of Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign with his song Barack Obama, now the sweet sounds of Cocoa Tea will hit the Hammerstein with the same zeal for his fans with songs like Rocker’s Island and Lost My Sonia. Legendary bassist and vocalist Leroy Sibbles is bound to sing signature Heptones tunes like Baby and Fattie, Fattie. Singer, songwriter, Sugar Minott has had countless hits and a timeless catalogue sure to please fans. Dancehall’s originator U-Roy, affectionately known as Daddy U-Roy, will play on his classic lyrical toasting for true dancehall fans with hits like Runaway Girl, Natty Rebel and Wake the Town For the first time on stage at Vintage Fest, dub singer Carlton Livingston and classic dancehall DJ Brigadier Jerry are bound to give the audience a performance not to be missed!
Set to transport New York City on December 6, 2008 into a time where some of the best musical memories lie, the 4th Annual Vintage Fest features the best in reggae and dancehall capturing the essence of the music’s innovators.
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com and reggaefest.com. To purchase tickets by phone please call 212-307-7171 or 718-325-5555 respectively. Doors open at 7pm, show starts promptly at 8pm.