The Blue Beat Label
THE BLUE BEAT LABEL 60 YEAR CELEBRATION ALBUM OUT NOW.
THE BLUE BEAT LABEL SIXTY YEAR CELEBRATION ALBUM
‘BLUE BEAT IS BACK IN TOWN’
In 1960 London Emil Shallit and Siggy Jackson launched The Blue Beat Label and in the process created one of the most iconic, legendary, best loved and acclaimed independent record labels of all time.
As part of the celebrations of 60 years of the label a 12" black vinyl version of the compilation album THE BLUE BEAT LABEL SIXTY YEAR CELEBRATION ALBUM ‘Blue Beat Is Back In Town’ is out now.
The album release features tracks from and related to The Blue Beat Label's culture-shaping history.
The 12" vinyl album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios, is presented in black vinyl with a printed inner sleeve and is also available in a very special limited edition blue vinyl with gatefold sleeve and digital bundle.
This album celebrates the 60th anniversary of the legendary label.
1. Blue Beat Is Back In Town - Marcus Upbeat
2. Boogie Rock - Laurel Aitken
3. Oh Carolina - The Folkes Brothers With The Count Ossie Afro-Combo
4. One Step Beyond - Madness
5. Miss Lulu - Derrick Morgan
6. Call Me My Pet - Owen Gray
7. Oh Babe (Sick & Tired) with (The Carib Beats) - Ewan & Jerry
8. Rough and Smooth (aka Rough and Tough) - Stranger Cole
1. Get Along With You Now – Bad Manners Featuring Verona
2. Rough Rider - The Beat
3. We’ll Have A Ball - The Marvels Featuring Donna Hinds
4. She’s So Sweet - Marcus & The Microdots
5. Laurel’s Boogie (London Single Version) - No.1 Station
6. Help Me Make It Through The Night - John Holt
7. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - Jools Holland & Prince Buster
Available now at hmv, all good record stores and online outlets.