Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 One Step Beyond
Madness 2:21
2 A Message to You Rudy
The Specials 4 2:56
3 On My Radio
The Selecter 3:16
4 Ranking Full Stop
The Beat 2:49
5 Pressure Drop
The Clash 3:27
6 Jamaican Ska
Desmond Dekker & The Specials 2:25
7 Gangsters
The Specials 2:48
8 People Do Rocksteady
The Bodysnatchers 2:57
9 Big Six
Judge Dread 2:46
10 Lucky Seven
The Skatalites 2:53
11 Too Much Pressure
The Selecter 2:51
12 The Boiler
The Special A.K.A. feat. Rhoda Dakar 4 5:43
13 Elvis Should Play Ska
Graduate 3:14
14 Rat Race
The Specials 3:10
15 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:30
16 Baggy Trousers
Madness 2:30
17 Skinhead Moonstomp (live)
The Specials 2:41
18 Promised Land (live)
The Jim Murple Memorial 3:20
19 Christine Keeler
aspo 3:19
20 It's You
The Specials and Fun Boy Three feat. Neville Staple 3:14
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Boy Lollipop
Millie Small 2:02
2 Al Capone
Prince Buster's All Stars 2:58
3 Miss Jamaica
Jimmy Cliff 2:24
4 Monkey Man
The Maytals 3:45
5 I'm in the Mood for Ska
Lord Tanamo 2:31
6 Phoenix City
Roland Alphonso 3:01
7 Guns of Navarone
The Skatalites 2:31
8 007 (Shanty Town)
Desmond Dekker & The Aces 2:31
9 Teenage Ska
Baba Brooks 2:41
10 Corner Stone
Don Drummond 2:25
11 Latin Goes Ska
The Skatalites 3:04
12 When You Call My Name
Stranger & Patsy feat. The Skatalites 3:28
13 Rub Up, Push Up (live)
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes 2:47
14 Train to Skaville
The Ethiopians 2:42
15 Red Red Wine
Tony Tribe 5 2:56
16 Too Much, Too Young
The Specials 6:09
17 James Bond
The Selecter 2:19
18 Night Boat to Cairo
Madness 3:20
19 Tears of a Clown
The Beat 3 2:41
20 Too Experienced
The Bodysnatchers 2:34

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Jerry Dammers (tracks 7, 12)
composer:
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter) (track 11)
engineer:
Barry Hammond (track 15)
guest trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 2)
lyricist:
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter) (track 11)
performer:
Rhoda Dakar (track 12)
producer:
The Clash (70s–80s British punk rock band) (track 5)
Elvis Costello (track 2)
Pete Wingfield (track 15)
writer:
Al Archer (track 15)
John Bradbury (UK drummer for The Specials/General Public) (track 7)
Chris Foreman (track 16)
Lynval Golding (track 7)
Terry Hall (track 7)
Dandy Livingstone (track 2)
Graham McPherson (track 16)
Horace Panter (track 7)
Kevin Rowland (track 15)
Neville Staple (track 7)
Jerry Dammers (track 7)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 15–16)
mash-ups:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 132) (track 2)
cover recording of:
One Step Beyond... (track 1)
is the basis for:
D.J.s (track 2)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Klere zooitje (track 16)
Un Paso Adelante... ('One Step Beyond...' spanish version) (track 1)
recording of:
Baggy Trousers (track 16)
Gangsters (track 7)
Geno (track 15)
Lucky Seven (track 10)
Pressure Drop (track 5)
Rat Race (track 14)
Too Much Pressure (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Al Capone (track 7)

CD 2

composer:
Henry Cosby (track 19)
Stevie Wonder (track 19)
Jerry Dammers (track 16)
Smokey Robinson (track 19)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 15)
lyricist:
Jerry Dammers (track 16)
Smokey Robinson (track 19)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 15)
performer:
The Skatalites (track 12)
producer:
Bob Sargeant (track 19)
writer:
Mike Barson (track 18)
Graham McPherson (track 18)
publisher:
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Red Red Wine (track 15)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Latin Goes Ska (track 11)
Night Boat to Cairo (track 18)
Too Much Too Young (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 19)

Release

ASIN: FR: B000069V9F [info]