Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gangsters
The Special A.K.A. 2:48
2 Monkey Man
The Maytals 3:31
3 The Prince
Madness 2 2:30
4 Return of Django
The Upsetters 2:22
5 5456 That's My Number
Toots & The Maytals 3:10
6 On My Radio
The Selecter 5 3:06
7 Liquidator
Harry J. All Stars 2:51
8 Long Shot Kick de Bucket
The Pioneers 2:40
9 It Mek
Desmond Dekker 2:18
10 Double Barrel
Dave & Ansel Collins 2:27
11 A Message to You Rudie
The Specials 4 2:54
12 Red Red Wine
Tony Tribe 5 2:55
13 I'm in the Mood for Ska
Lord Tanamo 2:30
14 Pressure Drop
The Maytals 2:55
15 Train to Skaville
The Ethiopians 2:40
16 Ghost Town
The Specials 3.65 3:39
17 007 (Shanty Town)
Desmond Dekker 2:29
18 Guns of Navarone
The Skatalites 2:30
19 Three Minute Hero
The Selecter 3:02
20 Oh Carolina
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires 2:15
21 A Message to You Rudie
Dandy 5 2:32
22 Ire Feeling
Rupie Edwards 3:45
23 Too Much Too Young
The Special A.K.A. 2:00
24 Let's Do Rocksteady
The Bodysnatchers 3 2:56

Credits

CD 1

trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 16)
arranger:
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
composer:
Jerry Dammers (tracks 16, 23)
Toots Hibbert (track 5)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 13)
Winston Riley (track 10)
Dave Barker (Reggae artist) (track 10)
Ansel Collins (JM reggae keyboardist & producer) (track 10)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 12)
engineer:
John A. Rivers (track 16)
guest trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 11)
lyricist:
Jerry Dammers (tracks 16, 23)
Winston Riley (track 10)
Dave Barker (Reggae artist) (track 10)
Ansel Collins (JM reggae keyboardist & producer) (track 10)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 13)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 12)
producer:
Elvis Costello (track 11)
writer:
John Bradbury (UK drummer for The Specials/General Public) (track 1)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Lynval Golding (track 1)
Terry Hall (track 1)
Dandy Livingstone (tracks 11, 21)
Horace Panter (track 1)
Lee “Scratch” Perry (tracks 11, 21)
Neville Staple (track 1)
publisher:
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 12)
DJ-mixes:
Live From WLION by The Lions (2012) (track 16)
mash-ups:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 132) (track 11)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 217) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Red Red Wine (track 12)
is the basis for:
D.J.s (tracks 11, 21)
later translated versions:
Rudy (Un mensaje para vos) (tracks 11, 21)
later versions:
My Number (Major Lazer & Bad Royale) (track 5)
recording of:
Double Barrel (track 10)
Gangsters (track 1)
Ghost Town (track 16)
The Prince (track 3)
Too Much Too Young (track 23)
Train to Skaville (track 15)
version of:
Al Capone (track 1)