Byron Lee

Dance Party

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A staple of Jamaican café society since the mid-1950s, Byron Lee and the Dragonaires have weathered multiple shifts in the island's musical tastes, performing ska, rock steady, reggae, and soca. A few elements of their eclectic songbook are displayed on this infectiously enjoyable set, ideal for holiday parties and no doubt best experienced with the accompaniment of a few rum-based refreshments. Crowd-friendly fare like "Calypso Classics in Pan" and the risqué "The Dentist" are guaranteed ice-breakers, while for purists the '60s-flavored rock steady beat of "Can't Blame De Youth" and "Girl I've Got a Date" conjures the wonder years of Jamaican music.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
3:55 SpotifyAmazon
2
2:44 SpotifyAmazon
3
2:21 SpotifyAmazon
4
3:01 SpotifyAmazon
5 5:57 Amazon
6
3:37 SpotifyAmazon
7 5:35 Amazon
8
2:38 SpotifyAmazon
9
4:00 Amazon
10 2:28 SpotifyAmazon
11 4:12 SpotifyAmazon
12
3:19 SpotifyAmazon
13
3:21 SpotifyAmazon
14 3:45 SpotifyAmazon
15
4:10 SpotifyAmazon
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