Trojan Story [UK Import]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Like most Trojan collections, this one is a hit or miss grab bag of tracks, with rare gems nestled in with rare bombs and enough familiar songs to make the whole thing fascinating. Whether or not this two-disc compilation actually tells the Trojan story is certainly debatable, but there are the usual wonderful moments, including the Techniques' version of Curtis Mayfield's "Queen Majesty," the Maytals' bruising "Monkey Man," Niney's "Blood and Fire," the Heptones' stylish "Cool Rasta," and Slim Smith's wonderful lead vocal on the Uniques' "My Conversation." To balance things, Bruce Ruffin's "Rain" "It's raining/it's pouring/the old man/is snoring" gains nothing from ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Like most Trojan collections, this one is a hit or miss grab bag of tracks, with rare gems nestled in with rare bombs and enough familiar songs to make the whole thing fascinating. Whether or not this two-disc compilation actually tells the Trojan story is certainly debatable, but there are the usual wonderful moments, including the Techniques' version of Curtis Mayfield's "Queen Majesty," the Maytals' bruising "Monkey Man," Niney's "Blood and Fire," the Heptones' stylish "Cool Rasta," and Slim Smith's wonderful lead vocal on the Uniques' "My Conversation." To balance things, Bruce Ruffin's "Rain" "It's raining/it's pouring/the old man/is snoring" gains nothing from having a Jamaican rhythm.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2003
  • Label: Import [generic]
  • UPC: 698458701824
  • Catalog Number: 87018

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Judge Sympathy (2:20)
  2. 2 Queen Majesty (3:31)
  3. 3 007 (Shanty Town) (2:33)
  4. 4 Long Shot - The Pioneers (2:44)
  5. 5 Feel the Ridim (2:31)
  6. 6 My Conversation - Slim Smith & The Uniques (3:28)
  7. 7 Tighten Up - The Untouchables (2:39)
  8. 8 Hong Kong Flu (2:17)
  9. 9 Return of Django (2:31)
  10. 10 Liquidator - Harry J & His Friends (2:53)
  11. 11 Lock Jaw - Dave Barker (3:04)
  12. 12 Monkey Man (3:45)
  13. 13 Red Red Wine (2:58)
  14. 14 Kingston Town (3:11)
  15. 15 Herbsman (Shuffle) (2:39)
  16. 16 The Trial of Pama Dice (2:14)
  17. 17 Sufferer (3:27)
  18. 18 The Law (2:15)
  19. 19 Sweet Sensation (3:53)
  20. 20 Wake the Town (2:43)
  21. 21 Young, Gifted & Black (3:08)
  22. 22 Slave (2:30)
  23. 23 Love of the Common People - Nicky Thomas (2:18)
  24. 24 Soul Shakedown Party (3:09)
  25. 25 Rain (2:24)
Disc 2
  1. 1 More Axe (3:32)
  2. 2 Double Barrel - Ansel Collins (2:45)
  3. 3 Blood and Fire - Niney the Observer (3:06)
  4. 4 Trenchtown Rock (2:59)
  5. 5 Beat Down Babylon (2:35)
  6. 6 Public Enemy No. 1 (3:19)
  7. 7 Loving You - Rue Lloyd (2:47)
  8. 8 Life (3:41)
  9. 9 Big Six - Judge Dread (3:00)
  10. 10 Cow Town Skank (3:20)
  11. 11 Cool Rasta (3:02)
  12. 12 S. 90 Skank (2:51)
  13. 13 Everything I Own - Ken Boothe (3:47)
  14. 14 Help Me Make It Through the Night - John Holt (3:08)
  15. 15 Why Seek More - Dennis Brown (3:00)
  16. 16 Casanova Dub - King Tubby (3:09)
  17. 17 Enter into His Gates With Praise (2:48)
  18. 18 Heavy Manners - Prince Far I (3:14)
  19. 19 Nothing Gained (From Loving You) (3:09)
  20. 20 The People Got to Know (3:22)
  21. 21 Poor Man Style (3:20)
  22. 22 History - Dennis Brown (3:56)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Patrick Street Composer
Kris Kristofferson Composer
Dennis Brown Composer
Johnny Clarke Composer
Bob Marley Composer
José Feliciano Composer
Nina Simone Composer
Byron Lee Composer
Neil Diamond Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer
Minnie Riperton Composer
David Gates Composer
Joe Gibbs Composer
Weldon Irvine Composer
Leroy Sibbles Composer
Clancy Eccles Composer
Duke Reid Composer
Ewart Beckford Composer
Leonard Dillon Composer
Toots Hibbert Composer
Winston "Niney" Holness Composer
John Hurley Composer
Lloyd James Composer
Leslie Kong Composer
Bunny Lee Composer
Sugar Minott Composer
Lee "Scratch" Perry Composer
Jimmy Riley Composer
Richard Rudolph Composer
Ronnie Wilkins Composer
Ian McCann Sleeve Notes
Winston Riley Composer
B. Strong Composer
D. Brown Composer
Derrick Harriott Composer
Harry Johnson Composer
Stevie Robinson Composer
Dawn Agard Composer
Desmond Dacres Composer
Renford Cogle Composer
Autumn Whitehurst Illustrations
Keith Anderson Composer
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