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Ba Ba Boom / Twilight Zone (7")

Ba Ba Boom / Twilight Zone (7")

The Jamaicans

7 inch singles were instrumental to the development of the Jamaican music industry, more affordable than full lengths for the consumer, they also allowed the labels to turnaround what was being recorded into music played from their booming sound systems as quickly as possible. In that spirit, Get On Down will be reissuing some of the most crucial reggae and ska sides on 45.

The Jamaicans first formed in 1967 as the Cool Shakes. By the time the year was over, they’d updated their line up from a trio to a quartet, changed their name to the Jamaicans and took “Ba Ba Boom” to first place in that year’s Island Festival Song Contest. Soon after, the cut (backed by Tommy McCook & The Supsersonics) was issued on the Treasure Isle imprint to instant classic status. On the flip, it’s Twilight Zone, a reverb drenched proto-dub instrumental version of the song.

  • $10.98



  • Ba Ba Boom / Twilight Zone (7")

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