• 100% Dynamite! - Various Artists

This is the new digitally remastered 2015 expanded edition of Soul Jazz Records' biggest ever selling release, 100% Dynamite!Ska, Soul, Rocksteady and Funk in Jamaica.

Since the album's original release nearly twenty years ago, 100% Dynamite has become a cornerstone of reggae: eighteen killer tracks that show the influence that American Jazz, Funk and Soul music had on Jamaican Reggae.

The proximity of the West Indies to the USA meant that many Jamaican musicians were influenced by American styles of music whilst at the same time defining new styles of their own such as Ska, Rocksteady and Dub.

100% Dynamite features some serious Jamaican funk by Jackie Mittoo, The Upsetters and Toots & The Maytals, the cream of Jamaica's jazz musicians such as Tommy McCook, Cedric Brooks and Lennie Hibbert. Also included here are heavyweight Reggae versions to Soul classics by Marlena Shaw's 'Woman of the Ghetto', Aretha Franklin's 'Rocksteady', Syl Johnson's 'Is It Because I'm Black', William DeVaughan's seminal 'Be Thankful' and more. 2 x LP.

Willie Williams - Armageddon Time

The Maytals - Night & Day

The Marvels - Rock Steady

The Upsetters - Popcorn

Tommy McCook - Green Mango

Brentford All Stars - Greedy G

Lennie Hibbert - Real Hot

Johnny Osbourne - We Need Love

Jackie Mittoo - Stereo Freeze

Cedric Im Brooks - Give Rasta Glory

Sound Dimension - Granny Scratch Scratch

Phyllis Dillon - Woman Of The Ghetto

Lloyd Robinson - Cuss Cuss

Sound Dimension - Drum Song

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100% Dynamite! - Various Artists

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