9th January 2017
THE BEST OF THE HILTONAIRS
Coxsone CSL 8004
Chi-Chi-Bub; Emanuel Road; Peace Perfect Peace; Back To Back; Nobody's Business; I Adore Her // Water Melon; Mothers Love; Water; Bam Bam; Archie Buck Them Up; Barber
Originally released in the UK on the blue Coxsone label with stamped matrix. Subsequent JA represses have the same matrix and were released in the same laminated sleeve. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))
The Hitonairs were the regular house band at the Jamaica Hilton Hotel in Ocho Rios (hence their name), but they also played in many of the island's other plush hotels, as well as completing several tours of the USA and Canada. (The red on white label illustration is courtesy of REGGAE COLLECTOR.COM)
You can find details of the other albums recorded by The Hiltonairs at Studio One here.