Amalgamated Records Part 5

AMG 841

A. The Reggae Boys – Me No Born Ya

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The Pioneers again this time under the name of the Reggae Boys. ‘Me No Born Ya’ was available on the now deleted Trojan CD Joe Gibbs Mood (The Amalgamated Label 1968-1971).

B. The Reggae Boys – The Wicked Must Survive

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Also released on Pressure Beat with an added organ where it is credited to Niney & The Destroyers and called ‘As Far As I Can See’. ‘The Wicked Must Survive’ is available on the Joe Gibbs Europe CD Reggae Jeggae.

AMG 842

A. The Soulmates – On The Move

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Featuring an uncredited Count Machukie ‘On The Move’ is a DJ cut to the ‘Mama Look Deh’ / ‘Monkey Man’ rhythm. As far as I know ‘On The Move’ is not available on CD.

B. The Soul Mates – Jump It Up

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The same as The Conquerors ‘Jumpy Jumpy Girl’, which is available on VP Records Joe Gibbs Scorchers From The Early Years (1967-73).

AMG 843

A. The Reggae Boys – The Reggae Train

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On a very similar rhythm to ‘Monkey Man’, ‘Mama Look Deh’ and ‘Niney Special’. ‘Reggae Train’ is available on the Trojan Producer Series Box Set.

B. The Reggae Boys – Dolly House On Fire

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On the same rhythm as ‘Them A Laugh And A Ki Ki’. As far as I know ‘Dolly House On Fire’ is available on the Trojan CD Reggae Pressure: Boss Sounds.

AMG 844

A. The Young Souls – Why Did You Leave

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On a very similar rhythm to ‘Reggae Train’ which is also similar to ‘Monkey Man’. ‘Why Did You Leave Me’ is available on the VP records CD Joe Gibbs Scorchers From The Early Years (1967-73).

B. The Young Souls – Man A Wail

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I don’t think ‘Man A Wail’ is currently available on CD.

AMG 845

A. The Cobs – Hot Buttered Corn

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Features some organ playing that sounds like it would be more at home at a fun fair. As far as I know it is not available on CD.

B. Count Machuki – It Is I (Machukie’s Cooking)

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‘Machukies Cooking’ was available on the Trojan CD Joe Gibbs Mood (The Amalgamated Label 1968-1971) which has now been deleted.

AMG 846

A. The Moon Boys – Apollo 11

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A space age organ cut, which as far as I know isn’t on CD.

B. The Pioneers – Love Love Everyday

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‘Love Love Everyday’ sees the Pioneers returning to a good old vocal number. It was available on the Trojan CD Jackpot Of Hits & Explosive Rocksteady, now long since deleted.

AMG 847

A. Ken Parker – It’s Alright

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Ken Parker covering Sam Cooke’s ‘It’s All Right’ in an early reggae style. ‘It’s Alright’ is available on the VP records CD Joe Gibbs Scorchers From The Early Years (1967-73).

B. The Cobbs – One Love

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A nice instrumental. ‘One Love’ was available on the Trojan CD Joe Gibbs Mood (The Amalgamated Label 1968-1971), which has now been deleted.

AMG 848

A. The Scientists – Professor In Action

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An organ cut which I don’t think is available on CD.

B. Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Reflections Of Don D

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A horns number featuring Johnny “Dizzy” Moore. ‘Reflections Of Don D.’ is available on the Trojan Instrumentals Box Set.

AMG 849

A. The Cobbs – Space Doctor

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Another instrumental number which is not available on CD.

B. Lloyd & Devon – Baby Reggae

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Amazingly ahead of it’s time, the rhythm on this track it’s basically roots. ‘Baby Reggae’ is available on the Westside CD Do The Reggay: The Early Reggae Singles 1968-1969.

AMG 850

A. The Pioneers – Ali Button

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On the same rhythm as ‘Reggae Train’. ‘Ali Button’ was available on the now deleted Joe Gibbs Mood (The Amalgamated Label 1968-1971).

B. Hippy Boys – Death Rides

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Not to be confused with Roy Richards’ ‘ Death Rides A Horse’, ‘Death Rides’ is a nice horns number available on the Trojan CD Blow Mr Horns Man.

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Amalgamated Records Part 5 — 12 Comments

  1. The Reggae Boys – The Wicked Must Survive.their is another version/mix of this on trojan cd reggae train which has no organ sound.not sure if it was released on amalgamted

  2. Not to be confused with Roy Richards’ ‘ Death Rides A Horse’, ‘Death Rides’ is a nice horns number not available on CD.
    available on trojan cd blow mr horns man

  3. Hi, first congratulations for your website…
    AMG 844
    A. The Young Souls – Why Did You Leave
    aka the reggae boys, also issued on a B side from a blank label / Pre release ? ( I can send you a label scan if you want) matrix number : BY DYNACO-J.G. 101A (the other side is Prince Glen/trinity Hog In Minty produced by M. Edwards and issued around 1974 on Stop Point)

  4. yes,
    ‘The Reggae Boys – The Wicked Must Survive’ on AMALGAMATED is different to ‘Niney & The Destroyers – As Far As I Can See’ on The PRESSURE BEAT label! The PRESSURE BEAT release has a added organ!
    cheers
    stefan

  5. Great website by the way! ‘Death Rides’ is also on the “Blow Mr. Hornsman’ CD and ‘Man a Wail’ is available on ‘The Reggae Train’ Cd, both from Trojan.

  6. And ‘Apollo 11′ is only the recentl released box set ‘The Story of Trojan Records’ but is credited to The Hippy Boys’.

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