2012 - The Bunny Striker Lee Story 'Reggae Going International 1967-1976' - Noel Hawks & Jah Floyd
Title : The Bunny Striker Lee Story 'Reggae Going International 1967-1976'
Authors : Noel Hawks & Jah Floyd
Publisher : Jamaican Recording Publishing
ISBN : 0-9569991-0-7
Year : 2012
Book released in 2012 , by Noel Hawks & Jah Floyd , edited by Jamaican Recording Publishing, , 190 pages.
The book also including a CD, and archives photographies in black and white.
Noel Hawks, you probably knows his name from the various recent liner notes he did for 'VP Records' , 'Pressure Sounds', 'Blood And Fire' labels releases.
He's also the one who helped Dub Store Japan about their reissues of Bunny Wailer Solomonic's 7"s or even the Complete Wailers series.
About Wailers, he did in 2001 : Complete Lyrics of Bob Marley: Songs of Freedom , and also upgraded the' Bob Marley: The Complete Guide To His Music' book in 2004.
He's being one of the most passionate reggae fans in this world, his humilty and knowledge simply amazing.
The book being presented in chapters :
Introduction By Noel Hawks
Chapter 1 - Early Days
Chapter 2 - Sound systems and records producers
Chapter 3 - Dancing time and record promotion
Chapter 4 - Beverley's records and derrick morgan.. blackhead chinaman
Chapter 5 - Studio time, first session
Chapter 6 - Patient man ride donkey
Chapter 7 - Going international
Chapter 8 - Boss sounds on Pama , records with the best beat
Chapter 9 - Scratch the Upsetter and Niney the observer
Chapter 10 - Labrish
Chapter 11 - Reggae hit the town
Chapter 12 - A record by Max Romeo
Chapter 13 - Vocal Version .. the singers
Chapter 14 - Instrumental version .. the musicians
Chapter 15 - King Tubby's version .. the dub master
Chapter 16 - Talking version .. the deejays
Chapter 17 - Orange Street .. Bunny Lee's Agro record shop
Chapter 18 - The record business .. this is reggae music
Chapter 19 - National honour & Award version
Chapter 20 - Striker strikes again .. twenty two hits from Bunny 'Striker' Lee
About the photographies inclued inside the book :
- Kingstreet , Jamaica
- Don Lee
- Pluggy And Bunny Striker Lee
- Roy Shirley
- Bobby Aitken
- David Rodigan
- The Uniques
- Cornell Campbell
- Coxsone Dodd
to name a few..
There's also 7"s photographies, still in black and white, but rare collectors items.
The Audio CD '22 hits from Bunny 'Striker' Lee , contents being :
01- music field - roy shirley
02- my conversation - slim smith and the uniques
03 - the russian are coming - val bennett
04 - wet dream - max romeo
05 - bangarang - lester sterling & stranger cole
06 - how long - pat kelly
07 - one thousands tons of megaton - roland alphonso
08 - mr chatterbox - bob marley and the wailers
09 - stick by me- john holt
10 -cherry oh baby - eric donaldson
11 - better must come - delroy wilson
12 - play it cool - alton ellis
13 - god helps the man - leroy smart
14 - you are my angel - horace andy
15 - none shall escape the judgement - johnny clarke
16 - a dance in a greenwich farm - cornell campbell
17 - a noisy place - the aggrovators
18 - a ruffer version - the aggrovators
19 - wake the nation - uroy & jeff barnes
20 - cassius clay - dennis alcapone
21 - straight to derrick morgan's head - i-roy
22 - strickly rockers - jah stich
As noted on the book : 'IMPORTANT PLAY ALL TRACKS'
Additional Informations And Comments :
- Impressive work about Bunny Lee.
- A book with a CD, perfect.
- Page 176 will please Bob Marley And The Wailers Fans.