THE UPSETTER SELECTION
CD: Trojan TJDDD 341
2007


Disc 1:
01. Give Me Justice - Lee Perry
02. The Woodman - Lee Perry
03. Run For Cover - Lee Perry
04. I Am The Upsetter - Lee Perry
05. Kimble The Nimble - Lee Perry
06. People Funny Boy - Lee Perry
07. Honey Love - Burt Walters
08. Evol Yenoh - The Upsetters
09. Tighten Up - The Inspirations
10. Return Of Django - The Upsetters
11. Man From MI5 - The Upsetters
12. Clint Eastwood - Lee Perry & The Upsetters
13. A Live Injection - The Upsetters
14. Medical Operation - The Upsetters
15. Prisoner Of Love - Dave Barker
16. My Cup - The Wailers
17. Soul Rebel - The Wailers
18. 400 Years - The Wailers
19. Duppy Conqueror - The Wailers
20. Kaya - The Wailers
21. Small Axe - The Wailers
22. Rhythm Land - U Roy
23. Beat Down Babylon - Junior Byles
24. Words Of My Mouth - The Gatherers
25. To Be A Lover - Chenley Duffus
26. I Do Love You - The Heptones

Disc 2:
01. Cow Thief Skank - Charlie Ace & Lee Perry
02. Bathroom Skank - Lee Perry & The Upsetters
03. Kentucky Skank - Lee Perry & The Upsetters
04. Dub Organizer - Dillinger & The Upsetters
05. Rejoice Jah Jah Children - The Silvertones
06. The Lama - Jah Lion
07. Penny Reel - Prince Jazzbo
08. Enter The Dragon - The Upsetters
09. Hurt So Good - Susan Cadogan
10. Curly Locks - Junior Byles
11. Move Out Of My Way - Bunny Clarke
12. Kojak - Lee Perry & The Upsetters
13. Fire Fe De Vatican - Max Romeo
14. Sons Of Slaves - Junior Delgado
15. Natural Mystic - Bob Marley
16. Bad Food - Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo
17. Judgement Ina Babylon - Lee Perry
18. I Am A Madman - Lee Perry
19. Jamaican ET - Lee Perry

Even a quick look at the track listing of The Upsetter Selection: A Lee Perry Jukebox will reveal that it's not a very inspired collection. With only a few exceptions, it features mostly well-worn songs from the Trojan catalog. What makes this compilation unique, however, is that Lee Perry himself chose the music! Working with David Katz, Scratch provides annotation for all of the songs on The Upsetter Selection, which makes for interesting reading at times. "Me did want to make another James Brown out of Dave Barker," says Scratch about "Prisoner Of Love". Later he explains "we want to compete with Blackwell, now he have Bob, me have another singer who can compete" when discussing Max Romeo's "Fire Fe De Vatican". While you no doubt have all of these songs already, if you're a serious fan the booklet is what makes The Upsetter Selection worth owning.

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