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Mixtapes For Girls Who Don’t Exist #2

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  1. Toots and The Maytals - It Must Be True Love
  2. Adorable - Obsessively Yours
  3. Velocity Girl - There’s Only One Thing Left to Say
  4. Black Tambourine - By Tomorrow
  5. Catherine Wheel - Strange Fruit
  6. Life Without Buildings - The Leanover (Live)
  7. Coolrunnings - Chorus
  8. The Orchids - Striving for the Lazy Perfection
  9. Orange Juice - Untitled Melody
  10. Strawberry Story - Caroline
  11. Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere
  12. Zoo Kid - Out Getting Ribs
  13. This Mortal Coil - Song to the Siren

Mix by Chris Thorne

Photo by Chris Thorne

Skankin’ Hits II (1964-1970)

Do the Ska!! Twelve tracks featuring a selection of 1st wave Ska and Rocksteady hits from Jamaica, from the mid sixties to the early 1970’s. This music had a great influence in early punk and post punk bands like The Slits, The Clash and PIL, so enjoy!!

  • Photo Credit: Mod dance night in London, photo by Paul Hallam, early 1980s

Tracklist:

  • What A Fire - The Ethiopians                      
  • Can’t Get You Off My Mind - John Holt                  
  • Alley Pang -The Skatalites
  • My Queen - Errol Dunkley                          
  • I Want To Go BackThe Paragons
  • Long Up Your Mouth - The Pioneers        
  • James Bond - Roland Alphonso                  
  • Flying Ska - Prince Buster                                              
  • This Woman - Desmond Dekker                                
  • Alidina - Toots & the Maytals      
  • Don-De-Lion - Don Drummond  
  • Rough And Tough - Byron Lee and the Dragonaires

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