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Byron Lee And The Dragonaires - Rocksteady Explosion album


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Byron Lee And The Dragonaires. Rock-Steady Explosion ‎(LP, Album). Trans-World (2). TWS 6711. BLP-010, Soul BLP-010. Byron Lee And The Dragonaires. Dynamic Sounds, Dynamic Sounds.

Rocksteady Explosion ‎(LP, Album).

Byron Lee and the Dragonaires (known as Byron Lee's Dragonaires after Lee's death and now The Dragonaires) are a Jamaican ska, calypso and soca band. The band played a crucial pioneering role in bringing Caribbean music to the world. Byron Lee died on 4 November 2008, after suffering from cancer for a sustained period. The band was originally formed around 1950 by Byron Lee and his friend Carl Brady, taking its name from the St. George's College football team for which they played.

Byron Lee and the Dragonaires is one of the best known Jamaican bands. Lee played a crucial pioneering role in bringing Jamaican music to the world. Formed in 1956 and playing a big band-ska sound their big break came in the first James Bond film Dr. No, where they appeared as the band in the scene at Pussfeller's club and played a number of tunes on the soundtrack.

Tracklist

A1 Napoleon Solo
A2 Baby Be True
A3 Hold Me Tight
A4 Step Ladder
A5 Just Like A River
A6 Whiney Whiney
B1 Pup-A-Lick
B2 Ride Your Donkey
B3 Nice Time
B4 Music Like Dirt
B5 Why Did You Leave Me
B6 Long Story

Credits

  • Producer – Byron Lee

Notes

All Orange Label (Duke Reid credit overprinted)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BLP-010, B/L 010 Byron Lee And The Dragonaires Rock-Steady Explosion ‎(LP, Album) Soul , Soul BLP-010, B/L 010 Jamaica 1968
TWS 6711 Byron Lee And The Dragonaires Rock-Steady Explosion ‎(LP, Album) Trans-World TWS 6711 Canada 1968
BL 010, BLP-010 Byron Lee And The Dragonaires Rock-Steady Explosion ‎(LP, Album) Soul , Soul BL 010, BLP-010 Barbados 1968
BLP-010, B/L 010 Byron Lee And The Dragonaires Rock-Steady Explosion ‎(LP, Album) Soul , Soul BLP-010, B/L 010 Jamaica 1968
BLP-010, Soul BLP-010 Byron Lee And The Dragonaires Rock-Steady Explosion ‎(LP, Album) Dynamic Sounds, Dynamic Sounds BLP-010, Soul BLP-010 Jamaica 1968



Byron Lee And The Dragonaires - Rocksteady Explosion album
Reggae, Rocksteady
Performer: Byron Lee And The Dragonaires
Title: Rocksteady Explosion
Category: Reggae
Country: Jamaica
Released: 1968
Rating: 4.9/5
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