The Paragons Island in the Sun

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CD Details

  • Released: June 11, 2007
  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Label: Brook

Tracks:

  • 1.On the Beach
  • 2.Only a Smile
  • 3.The Tide Is High
  • 4.Mercy Mercy Mercy
  • 5.Happy Go Lucky Girl
  • 6.The Same Song
  • 7.I Wanna Be with You
  • 8.Wear You to the Ball
  • 9.Memories by the Score
  • 10.Silver Bird
  • 11.Island in the Sun
  • 12.Left with a Broken Heart
  • 13.Maybe Someday
  • 14.Israelite Movement

Product Description:

Liner Note Author: Stephen Nye .
Featuring John Holt's wonderfully balanced lead vocals, the Paragons at their best were simply one of the finest Jamaican vocal groups of the rocksteady era, and their signature singles "On the Beach" and "The Tide Is High" (Blondie's later hit cover of this song sticks to the same arrangement calibrated to a 1980s dance sound) are enduring classics. This single-disc set includes both of these songs, plus the warm and graceful "Island in the Sun" and other sides recorded at Duke Reid's Treasure Isle Studio in the mid-'60s. ~ Steve Leggett

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Product Info

  • UPC: 883717700476
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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