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15th October 2019

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CD reissue of the of the original Jamaican pressing, which features the Peter Tosh & Chorus version of Can't You See (instead of the Delroy Wilson track of the same name). We also get three bonus tracks, Skalypso, No More Troubles, and Pray For Me.

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HISTORY OF SKA VOL.11
Various Artists (1969)

Studio One GW 0001
matrix: FCD 7205 B / FCD 7205 A

Don Cosmic (Don Drummond); Golden Love (Lord Creator); Jet Stream (Don Drummond); You're Wondering Now (Andy & Joey); If I Were A Bell (Roland Alfonso); Glory Hallelujah (Clancy Eccles) // The Vow (Doreen & Jackie); Beeston Street Riff (Blues Blasters); Can't You See (Peter Tosh & Chorus); You're So Delightful (Skatalites); Welcome You Back Home (Doreen & Jackie); Love & Affection (Wailers)

Original Jamaican issue in a United Printers sleeve. Early sleeves are printed on natural (brown) coloured card, later sleeves are printed on white card. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

It was first issued on the red & silver label, then repressed on a variety of Studio 1 labels. Can't You See is credited to Delroy Wilson on the sleeve, but plays as Can't You See by Peter Tosh & Chorus.

Don Cosmic (Don Drummond); Golden Love (Lord Creator); Jet Stream (Don Drummond); You're Wondering Now (Andy & Joey); If I Were A Bell (Roland Alfonso); Glory Hallelujah (Clancy Eccles) // The Vow (Doreen & Jackie); Beeston Street Riff (Blues Blasters); Can't You See (Delroy Wilson); You're So Delightful (Skatalites); Welcome You Back Home (Doreen & Jackie); Love & Affection (Wailers)

Jamaican reissue in a United Printers sleeve on grey card (above), or a facsimile sleeve without printer credits (below). ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

Some tracks have been remixed, notably Welcome You Back Home (which suffers from some sound anomalies). Can't You See by Delroy Wilson & Paulette Williams replaces Can't You See by Peter Tosh & Chorus as included on the first pressings.

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HISTORY OF SKA VOL.12
Various Artists

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HISTORY OF SKA VOL.11
Various Artists (1969)

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Don Cosmic (Don Drummond); Golden Love (Lord Creator); Jet Stream (Don Drummond); You're Wondering Now (Andy & Joey); If I Were A Bell (Roland Alfonso); Glory Hallelujah (Clancy Eccles) // The Vow (Doreen & Jackie); Beeston Street Riff (Blues Blasters); Can't You See (Peter Tosh & Chorus); You're So Delightful (Skatalites); Welcome You Back Home (Doreen & Jackie); Love & Affection (Wailers)

UK release on the Bamboo label, in laminated flick back sleeve. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

The same tracks as the original Jamaican issue, where Can't You See (Delroy Wilson) is replaced by Can't You See (Peter Tosh & Chorus). The cover design is by Junior Lincoln, printed in England by Richard Davis Limited. The extensive sleeve notes are written by Roger St. Pierre,

HISTORY OF SKA VOL.13
Various Artists (2000)

Studio One GW CD 2001

The Vow (Jackie Opel & Doreen Schaffer); Beeston Street Riff (Clu J & Blues Blasters); Can't You See (Peter Tosh); You're So Delightful (Rolando Alphonso & Blues Blasters); Welcome You Back Home (Jackie Opel & Doreen Schaffer); Love And Affection (Wailers); Don Cosmic (Don Drummond); Golden Love (Lord Creator); Jet Stream (Skatalites); You're Wondering (Andy & Joey); If I Were A Bell (Rolando Alphonso & Blues Blasters); Glory Allelujah (Clancy Eccles); Skalypso (Skatalites); No More Troubles (Chandley Duffus); Pray For Me (King Fighter)

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HISTORY OF SKA VOL.11
Various Artists

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Don Cosmic (Don Drummond); Golden Love (Lord Creator); Jet Stream (Don Drummond); You're Wondering Now (Andy & Joey); If I Were A Bell (Roland Alfonso); Glory Hallelujah (Clancy Eccles) // The Vow (Doreen & Jackie); Beeston Street Riff (Blues Blasters); Can't You See (Peter Tosh & Chorus); You're So Delightful (Skatalites); Welcome You Back Home (Doreen & Jackie); Love & Affection (Wailers)

Jamaican/US reissue, in facsimile sleeve on white card without printer credits. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

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HISTORY OF SKA VOL.11
Various Artists

Studio One GW 0001
matrix: DBLP 203A / BDLP 203A

Don Cosmic (Don Drummond); Golden Love (Lord Creator); Jet Stream (Don Drummond); You're Wondering Now (Andy & Joey); If I Were A Bell (Roland Alfonso); Glory Hallelujah (Clancy Eccles) // The Vow (Doreen & Jackie); Beeston Street Riff (Blues Blasters); Can't You See (Peter Tosh & Chorus); You're So Delightful (Skatalites); Welcome You Back Home (Doreen & Jackie); Love & Affection (Wailers)

1990s reissue of the original track list. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

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