Tighten Up

£ 19.99


By the time 'Tighten Up' was released in early 1969 (and only operating since July of 1968), Trojan Records of the UK had released a staggering 108 singles and 25 albums to a voracious cosmopolitan British public. But Trojan knew that they needed a way to expand the nation's knowledge of their excellent catalogue, so they hastily put-together this 12-track ragbag of 7" singles as a compilation, priced it cheap (14 schillings and 6 old pence), put a lovely fetching cover on it and plopped it into the racks of every Woolworths store across the land.

Named after the opening song on Side 1 by The Untouchables, by their own admission, Trojan hadn't expected much of 'Tighten Up'. Happily for them and us, they were wrong! It sold in large quantities and was hugely influential in introducing reggae music not just to the youth of Britain, but to many other countries as well. It became a genuine phenomenon. It also features Byron Lee, Joyce Bond, George Penny, The Uniques, Joya Landis and more,LP - 180 Gram Vinyl.Buy this from our Trojan label campaign and get a free RT / Trojan cd sampler.

Tighten Up
Kansas City
Spanish Harlem
Place In The Sun
Win Your Love
Donkey Returns
Angel Of The Morning
Fat Man
Soul Limbo
Mix It Up
Watch This Sound
Format: LP
Label: Trojan Records
Catalogue numbers: TBL1003

Phonographic Copyright (p)-Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
Copyright (c)-Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Barcode-5 414939 923579
Label Code-LC 06448
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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