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Encyclopedia > The Pioneers (band)

The Pioneers is a Jamaican reggae vocal trio from the 1960s. This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The human voice consists of sound made by a human using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, screaming. ... Look up trio in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ...

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They were one of the most notable harmony bands of the early reggae period at the end of the 1960s. The trio has had different line-ups, but is still performing from time to time. The band was popular in the United Kingdom, particularly among skinheads. They had two big UK hits: "Long Shot Kick de Bucket" in 1969, and "Let Your Yeah Be Yeah" which made #5 as a single in 1971. Harmony is the result of polyphony (more than one note being played simultaneously). ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Skinheads, named after their cropped or shaven heads, are members of a working class subculture that originated in Britain in the 1960s, where they were heavily influenced by the rude boys of the West Indies and the mods of the UK. In subsequent decades, the skinhead subculture spread to other... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ...


Discography

Albums

  • Greetings From The Pioneers - 1968 - Amalgamated - produced by Joe Gibbs
  • Long Shot - 1969 - Trojan Records - produced by Leslie Kong
  • Battle Of The Giants - 1970 - Trojan Records - produced by Leslie Kong
  • Yeah - 1971 - Trojan Records
  • I Believe In Love - 1972 - Trojan Records
  • Freedom Feeling - 1973 - Trojan Records
  • I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door - 1974 - Trojan Records
  • Roll On Muddy River - 1977 - Trojan Records
  • Pusher Man - 1978 - Squad Disco / Trojan Records
  • What A Feeling - 1980 - Pioneer International

The tone of this article is inappropriate for an encyclopedia article. ... Trojan Records Trojan Records is a label specialising in ska,rocksteady,reggae and dub music. ... Leslie Kong (1933–August 9, 1971) ran the Beverleys label. ...

Compilations

  • From The Beginning - 1969-1976 - WWS
  • Kick De Bucket - Rhino
  • Greatest Reggae Hits - 1979 - Trojan Records
  • Give And Take: The Best of The Pioneers - Trojan Records (2003)

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