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DISC: 1

1. Gloria - Lloyd Charmers
2. Accept My Apologies - the Gaylads
3. Mucking Fuch - the Muckers
4. It's a Shame - Alton Ellis
5. You Can't Get Away - the Gaylads
6. Touching the President - Lloyd Charmers
7. Prime Minister - I Roy
8. Vice President - Bongo Herman
9. Seven in One Part 1 - the Gaylads
10. Seven in One Part 2 - the Gaylads
11. Show Business - Lloyd Charmers
12. Desiderata - Lloyd Charmers
13. Lover's Quarrel - B.B. Seaton
14. Take a Message to Mary - Ken Parker
15. Just As Long As You Need Me - Busty Brown
16. Crying in the Chapel - Mikey Chung
17. Lean on Me - B.B. Seaton
18. Feme Version - I Roy
19. Feyu Version - Bongo Herman
20. You Are Everything - Lloyd ; Hortense
21. Oily Version - Lloyd Charmers
22. Oily Sound - Lloyd Charmers
23. Salvation Train - Scotty
24. Kinky - Lloyd Charmers
25. Have I Sinned - Lloyd Charmers
26. Sinful Piano - Lloyd Charmers
27. Breezing - Mikey Chung
28. Power - Lloyd Charmers
29. Jam Dung - Max Romeo
30. What Can I Do - Lloyd Charmers
31. Black Heart - U Roy
32. It's Too Late (Instr.) - Mikey Chung
33. We All Are Human - the Messengers
34. Sunshine Reggae - Lloyd Charmers
35. Thin Line Between Love and Hate - B.B. Seaton
36. Samba Pati - Mikey Chung
37. Thula Thula - the Messengers
38. Summertime - B.B. Seaton
39. Heaven There Is No Beer - Lloyd Charmers
40. Stoned in Love (Version) - Mikey Chung
41. I'll See You Through - B.B. Seaton
42. Tell Me a Lie - Bunny Ruggs
43. Turpin Soul - Lynford Turpin

More Info:

Many tracks new to CD. Includes numerous Jamaican hits. Features some of reggae's biggest stars of the 1970s. In the years immediately following it's arrival during the latter part of 1968, reggae music continued to develop and transmute, with a handful of independent record producers primarily responsible for each new development. Among those at the forefront of these musical revolutions was the multi-talented Lloyd Charmers who since embarking on a career as a record producer in 1968 had scored numerous national hits, despite limited financial resources. His run of hits continued throughout the early 70s, with best-selling singles from this time including recordings by some of Jamaica's most popular performers, notably vocalists Alton Ellis, B. B. Seaton & The Gaylads, Ken Parker and DJ pioneers U Roy and I Roy. These works feature on this long overdue collection that focuses upon the very best of Charmers' productions from one of the most overlooked periods in Jamaican music history. Featuring an array of Jamaican hits along with numerous rarities new to CD, 'Salvation Train' provides a compelling insight into the development of reggae during one of it's most exciting periods, as well as demonstrating why Lloyd Charmers is widely regarded as one of reggae music's most creative and accomplished record producers.