Attack Records 7'' Selections 1969-73 - Part 1. 48 track vinyl rip mixtape. UK label Attack Records released around 250 reggae singles from 1969 through to 1979 by a number of producers in both Jamaica and the UK. Part 1 is pretty eclectic and takes in most Attack releases up to the end of 1973. Early reggae, instrumentals, soul covers, soundman boasts and reality songs. Producers include Byron Lee, Laurel Aitkin, Prince Tony Robinson, Tony Brevett, Philligree, Alvin Ranglin, Sidney Crooks, Warwick Lyn, Tommy Cowen, Joel Gibson, Clancy Eccles, Shady Tree, Leslie Kong, Lee Perry, Duke Reid, Lloyd Coxsone, Tony King, Derrick Harriott and Noel Williams.
Takes in some enduring vocal classics here like This Beautiful Land (Melodians), Be The One (Heptones), Sweet & Dandy (Maytals) and Take It Easy (Reggae Boys). There are some early deejay sides and also some excellent instrumental pieces from the Family Circle group, The Cimarons and The Big L.
Continuous mix. 79 minutes.