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Sensational Ska Explosion
Sensational Ska Explosion
Genres: Alternative Rock, World Music, Pop
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All Artists: Maytals
Title: Sensational Ska Explosion
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Jamaican Gold
Original Release Date: 4/17/1995
Re-Release Date: 7/18/1995
Album Type: Import, Original recording reissued
Genres: Alternative Rock, World Music, Pop
Styles: Ska, Caribbean & Cuba, Jamaica, Reggae
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 789368148820

CD Reviews

Good, but not for everybody
Adam Adam Adam | Placentia, CA United States | 03/07/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"For those of you hoping this is some sort of new and undiscovered toots&co reggae album, you'll be dissapointed.... unless you dont mind hearing the maytals belt out fast ska stompers. This material was recorded for byron lee a short time before toots left for jail where he recieved inspiration for the famous "5456 was my number". This is a good collection, but if you own "time tough" the anthology, you already have the two best song on here, which are "It's You" and "Never You Change". I'd say this album is probably only for collectors, largely due to the fact that it is so obscure and there are 7 bonus out takes(of only four different songs). A interesting history piece, but definately not their best."
Most definitely required listening
Sid Sowder | Boston, MA USA | 04/19/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The previous reviewer made this sound like an odds & sods collection which is just not the case. This is the CD re-release version of 1965's The Sensational Maytals with 8 (admittedly superfluous) bonus tracks tacked on. If you like the early ska period of The Maytals, then this disc is a necessity (as is I'll Never Grow Old)."