COMPLETE UK UPSETTER SINGLES COLLECTION VOL. 1
CD: Trojan CDTAL902
1998


Disc 1:
01. Eight For Eight - Lee Perry & The Upsetters
02. You Know What I Mean - The Inspirations
03. Return Of Django - The Upsetters
04. Dollar In The Teeth - The Upsetters
05. Good Father - David Isaacs
06. What A Situation - Slim Smith
07. Ten To Twelve - The Upsetters
08. People Funny Fe True - Lee Perry
09. What A Price - Busty Brown
10. How Can I Forget - Busty Brown
11. I've Got Memories - David Isaacs
12. Leaving On A Jet Plane - David Isaacs
13. Mini Dress - Winston Jarrett
14. Mad House - Lee Perry
15. Night Doctor - The Upsetters
16. I'll Be Waiting - The Termites
17. To Love Somebody - Busty Brown
18. Farmer's In The Den - The Bleechers
19. Kiddy-O - The Silvertones
20. Endlessly - The Silvertones
21. Man From MI5 - The Upsetters
22. Oh Lord - The West Indians
23. He'll Have To Go - David Isaacs
24. Since You Are Gone - David Isaacs
25. Medical Operation - The Upsetters

Disc 2:
01. Badam Bam - The Ravers
02. Live Injection - The Upsetters
03. Everything For Your Fun - The Bleechers
04. Come Into My Parlour - The Bleechers
05. Dry Up Your Tears - The Mellotones
06. Cold Sweat - The Upsetters
07. Pound Get A Blow - The Bleechers
08. Hello Dolly - Pat Satchmo
09. King Of The Trombone - Busty Brown
10. The Vampire - The Upsetters
11. Check Him Out - The Bleechers
12. Soulful I - The Upsetters
13. No Bread And Butter - Milton Morris
14. Who To Tell - Bruce Bennett
15. I Can't See Myself Cry About You - Busty Brown
16. The Dirty Dozen - The Shadows
17. Crying Too Long - The Shadows
18. Stranger On The Shore - Val Bennett
19. Drugs And Poison - The Upsetters
20. The Same Thing That You Gave To Daddy - Nora Dean
21. A Testimony - The Upsetter Pilgrims
22. The Same Things - The Gaylads
23. I Wear My Slanders - The Gaylads
24. Yakety Yak - Lee Perry
25. The Tackro - The Upsetters

The Complete UK Upsetter Singles series is a fantasic collection of all of the 7" singles that were relased on the Upsetter UK label between 1969 and 1973. In 1969, Scratch was responsible for some of the tightest and grooviest reggae being made in Jamaica, and the excellent Volume One contains 50 examples of that early Upsetter sound. While this music represents Scratch's production at its most commercial, there are a few upsetting moments, such as the berserk "Mad House" and the bizarre "Tackro". From start to finish, this is wonderful, straight up first wave reggae at its best. Essential listening for any Lee Perry fan.

See also Complete UK Upsetter Singles Vol. 2, Vol. 3,and Vol. 4.

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