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To commemorate Jamaica's 60th year of independence, Doctor Bird present Derrick Morgan's seminal long player, the title track of which became a national anthem for celebrating islanders in 1962. Previously unavailable on CD, the LP has been expanded to include the remainder of the singer-songwriter's early recordings for Leslie Kong's revered Beverley's Records, originally released between 1961 to 1963. The second disc focuses on Derrick's return to Beverley's during the Rock Steady era, with the selection commencing with his hugely collectable 'Best Of' album, which first saw issue on Doctor Bird in 1969. The LP is similarly enhanced here with the original track-listing bolstered by his finest Rock Steady and proto-Reggae recordings for the label. Including numerous hits and tracks new to CD, this is the perfect way to pay tribute to Jamaica and one of it's greatest foundation artists
To commemorate Jamaica's 60th year of independence, Doctor Bird present Derrick Morgan's seminal long player, the title track of which became a national anthem for celebrating islanders in 1962. Previously unavailable on CD, the LP has been expanded to include the remainder of the singer-songwriter's early recordings for Leslie Kong's revered Beverley's Records, originally released between 1961 to 1963. The second disc focuses on Derrick's return to Beverley's during the Rock Steady era, with the selection commencing with his hugely collectable 'Best Of' album, which first saw issue on Doctor Bird in 1969. The LP is similarly enhanced here with the original track-listing bolstered by his finest Rock Steady and proto-Reggae recordings for the label. Including numerous hits and tracks new to CD, this is the perfect way to pay tribute to Jamaica and one of it's greatest foundation artists
5013929280441

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 07/22/2022
UPC: 5013929280441

Forward March (Uk)
Artist: Derrick Morgan
Format: CD
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To commemorate Jamaica's 60th year of independence, Doctor Bird present Derrick Morgan's seminal long player, the title track of which became a national anthem for celebrating islanders in 1962. Previously unavailable on CD, the LP has been expanded to include the remainder of the singer-songwriter's early recordings for Leslie Kong's revered Beverley's Records, originally released between 1961 to 1963. The second disc focuses on Derrick's return to Beverley's during the Rock Steady era, with the selection commencing with his hugely collectable 'Best Of' album, which first saw issue on Doctor Bird in 1969. The LP is similarly enhanced here with the original track-listing bolstered by his finest Rock Steady and proto-Reggae recordings for the label. Including numerous hits and tracks new to CD, this is the perfect way to pay tribute to Jamaica and one of it's greatest foundation artists
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