Something Special: Ska Hot Shots - Roland Alphonso

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  • Four Corners (aka Four Corners Of The World)
  • From Russia With Love
  • Dr. Ring Ding
  • Jack Ruby
  • El Pussy Cat Ska (take 2)
  • Federal Special
  • Do It Good
  • Jah Shakey (aka Jack Steady)
  • Pepe To
  • You Trouble Me
  • Rollie Pollie
  • Proof Rum
  • James Bond
  • Provocation
  • Grand National
  • Hully Gully Rock
  • Something Special
  • Roland Special
  • Groovy Sax
  • Marie Elena
back button Sax man Roland Alphonso was one of the true originators of Jamaican Ska and Rock Steady music. On this fine Heartbeat collection, we have 20 tracks recorded between 1961 and 1968, some never before released on CD. On these tracks he plays with many fine musicians and groups including, the Skatalites and The Soul Brothers. A must for original Ska collectors. Jamaica's legend, Roland Alphonso O.D., Chief Musician. Issued on Heartbeat CD HBEA 228 (USA)