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Trojan Records
Trojan Records

Trojan Records is a label specialising in ska,rocksteady,reggae and dub music. It was founded in 1968 and was named after the Leyland trucks painted with "Duke Reid - The Trojan King Of Sounds" on the sides. These were used to transport heavy sound systems around Jamaica. The company has since branched out into more modern styles including jungle. A fairly recent idea was the release of three-disc genre-specific box sets with 50 tracks per set. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Trojan_records_logo. ... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Trojan_records_logo. ... Jump to: navigation, search This page is about the musical style. ... This article is about the Jamaican music. ... Jump to: navigation, search Reggae is a style of music developed in Jamaica. ... Dub can refer to: dub music, a sub-genre of reggae music a mostly-instrumental remix, usually without lyrics but still with chorus The IATA airport code for Dublin Airport, Dublin, Republic of Ireland dubbing, the process of recording or replacing voices for a motion picture dubbing, also the process... Jump to: navigation, search 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Location within the British Isles Leyland is a town in the borough of South Ribble, Lancashire, United Kingdom, approximately 9 miles south of Preston. ... Jump to: navigation, search The driver of this DAF tractor with an auto-transport semi-trailer prepares to offload Skoda Octavia cars in Cardiff, Wales For further uses of the word truck, see Truck (disambiguation). ... Duke Reid was a Jamaican record producer, DJ and label owner. ... Sound system has multiple meanings: A sound reinforcement system is a system for amplifying, reproducing, and sometimes recording audio. ... Jungle music is one of the most deviant and punkish forms of electronic music, employing fast tempos (150-190 BPM is common), layering extended and mangled breakbeats on top of throbbing, authoritative basslines, originally borrowed from reggae. ... Jump to: navigation, search A genre is a division of a particular form of art according to criteria particular to that form. ... Jump to: navigation, search A box set (or boxed set) refers to one or more recordings which are contained in a box made generally out of cardboard. ...


These include:

  • Trojan Roots Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Lovers Rock Box Set
  • Trojan Mod Reggae Box Set Volume 2
  • Trojan Dub Rarities Box Set
  • Trojan Legends Box Set
  • Trojan Eighties Box Set
  • Trojan Dancehall Roots Box Set
  • Trojan Ska Rarities Box Set
  • Trojan Roots and Culture Box Set
  • Trojan Beatles Tribute Box Set
  • Trojan Reggae Rarities Box Set
  • Trojan Ragga Box Set
  • Trojan Jamaica Box Set
  • Trojan Seventies Box Set
  • Trojan Sunshine Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Sixties Box Set
  • Torjan Suedehead Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Reggae Duets Box Set
  • Trojan Creole Reggae Box Set
  • Ras Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Ska Revival Box Set
  • Trojan Christmas Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan 35th Anniversary Box Set
  • Trojan Carnival Box Set
  • Trojan Chill Out Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Ganja Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Nyabinghi Box Set
  • Trojan Twelve Inch Box Set
  • Trojan Reggae Brothers Box Set
  • Trojan Rastafari Box Set
  • Trojan Reggae Sisters Box Set
  • Trojan Roots Box Set
  • Trojan Dub Box Set Volume 2
  • Trojan British Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Rude Boy Box Set
  • Trojan X-Rated Box Set
  • Trojan Jamaican R&B Box Set
  • Trojan Calypso Box Set
  • Trojan Revive Box Set
  • Trojan Bob Marley & Friends Box Set
  • Trojan Upsetter Box Set
  • Trojan Mod Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan UK Hits Box Set
  • Trojan Skinhead Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan DJ Box Set
  • Trojan Club Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Soulful Reggae Box Set
  • Trojan Dancehall Box Set
  • Trojan Jamaican Hits Box Set
  • Trojan Ska Box Set Volume 2
  • Trojan Dub Box Set Volume 2
  • Trojan 'Tighten Up' Box Set
  • Trojan Rare Groove Box Set
  • Trojan Producer Series Box Set
  • Trojan Singles Box Set
  • Trojan Jamaican Superstars Box Set
  • Trojan Instrumentals Box Set
  • Trojan Lovers Box Set
  • Trojan Rocksteady Box Set
  • Trojan Ska Box Set
  • Trojan Dub Box Set

See also

Jump to: navigation, search The following is a partial list of record labels, both past and present. ... 2Tone Records was a UK record label which released ska and reggae influenced music with a punk overtone. ... Jump to: navigation, search Rude boy, rudie, rudi or rudy is a subculture that developed in the early 1960s in Jamaica and has close ties to skinhead culture. ... Jump to: navigation, search Skinheads, named after their shaven heads, are members of a subculture that originated in Britain in the 1960s, where they were closely tied to the Rude boy of the West Indies and the Mods of the UK. English Skinhead on cutdown circa 1991 // Categories There are... The Spirit of 69 is a phrase used by apolitical or Anti-racist Skinheads to remind other Skinheads of the subcultures heyday in 1969 when reggae music was at its most popular, and as a reminder of its multicultural Jamaican and British working class roots. ... 19th century etching of the Trojan Horse The Trojan Horse is part of the myth of the Trojan War, as told in the Latin epic poem The Aeneid of Virgil. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Two Tone (or 2 Tone) is a style of music created by fusing elements of punk rock and ska. ... Red and Anarchist Skinheads (also Anarcho-skinheads; RASH) are the anti-racist, anti-fascist skinheads. ...

Reference

  • Michael de Koningh & Laurence Cane-Honeysett: Young Gifted And Black, The Story Of Trojan Records, 2003, Sanctuary Publishing, UK, ISBN 1860744648.

Michael de Koningh is a contemporary British music journalist specialized in Jamaican music and reggae. ... Laurence Cane-Honeysett is a British musician, producer and music journalist specialized in Jamaican music. ...

External link

  • Official site

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Trojan Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (121 words)
Trojan Records is a label specialising in reggae and ska.
It was founded in 1968 and was named after the Leyland trucks painted with "Duke Reid - The Trojan King Of Sounds" on the sides.
A fairly recent idea was the release of three-disc genre-specific box sets with 50 tracks per set.
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