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5th December 2016

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Lawman; The Fiddler; Something Else; P. Cafe; Wakie Wakie; Instant Jerk // Early Bird; Lemon Tree; Sound Pressure; Hot Shot; Re Charge; More And More

UK press with stamped matrix, mono.

The Soul Brothers were formed from the remnants of The Skatalites, with Jackie Mitto strongly featured as composer, arranger and keyboards maestro. This set was recorded at the tail end of the ska era and documents the beginning of the transition towards the slower rock steady beat.

HOT SHOT SKA was the first title in the much sought after series of LPs released in the UK on the fabled blue Coxsone label. It was originally released in Jamaica as HOT SHOT, with a slightly different track list (Re Charge being replaced by Sugar Cane).

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HOT SHOT SKA
The Soul Brothers (1967)

Coxsone CSL 8001
matrix: CSL 8001 A 1H