Top Twenty Releases, Things I found, or Revives I bought for This Last Year of 2004, no order and just things that got a lot of listens and stand out for me for whatever reason.
1. Chin's Calypso Sextet Kingston Jamaica Alert Bedasse Song Composer And Vocalist
Cd1, Cd2, Cd3, Cd4
2. Ska Down Jamaica Way Volume 5
Ska Down Jamaica Way Volume 6
Ska Down Jamaica Way Volume 7
Ska Down Jamaica Way Volume 8
3. Bitty McLean and The Supersonics
- Peckings Presents Bitty McLean And The Supersonics On Bond Street KGN. JA.
4. 12" Single Ken Parker
True, True, True + Dub
5. Lennie Hibbert
Battle Of The Giants
7. Charlie Organaire and Randy's Group
8. Mento Madness Motta's Jamaican Mento 1951 - 56
9. Carlton Jackson
History / Discomix
Greetings From The Pioneers
12. Ray I
Winey Tiney 7"
14. Delroy Wilson
I Shall Not Remove Lp.
15. Tony Screw Downbeat Studio 1 Tribute Pt. 1
Tony Screw Downbeat Studio 1 Tribute Pt. 2
16. 12" Single Jays, The (As The Jayes) / Ranking Trevor
Truly and on the flip Yaho on Different Label.
17. 10" Single Tommy McCook & the Upsetters
Cloak & Dagger (Dub Plate Pressure
18. Various, Duke Reid Group, Skatalites, Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
Jazz In Jamaica
Various / John Holt, Dave Barker, Winston Wright, Glen Adams,
Greater Jamaica Moon Walk - Reggae
Various / Tommy McCook Jamaicans, Techniques, Paragons, Melodians
Greatest Jamaican Beat
Various / Hopeton Lewis , Hugh Roy (U-Roy), Ethiopians, Tommy McCook
Gay Jamaica Independence Time
19. 7" Single Jackie Brown
What's Your Plan (aka Listen Joshua), only becuase I found this...and it's a nice tune instead of the normal crap i find...
20. Freedom Sounds
I KNOW, I know I've kind of cheated, but those are where I got them all at once and make a kind of sense to me as a set, or listening stepping stone...