|Various Artists: Maxfield Avenue Breakdown - Channel One Dubs and Instrumentals 1974 - 79 LP
2.Jail House (Version)
4.Natty A General (Version)
5.Dance Dis Ya Festival (Version)
6.Woman Is Like A Shadow (Version)
7.King of the Minstrels
8.Have Mercy (Version)
10.Black Man (Version)
11.Rema Skank 12"
12.Ballistic Affair (Version)
13.School Days (Version)
14.Fire Bun (Version)
16.Answer Me Question (Version)
The Channel One studio, located on Maxfield Avenue in the heart of the Kingston ghetto and installed with the best recording equipment available, quickly became one of the most popular studios in Jamaica. The studio was set up and owned by the Hookim brothers and their Channel One in-house musicians, known as The Revolutionaries, became one of the most influential bands to ever record in Jamaica.
Just about every artist of note recorded at Channel One at one time or another but this collection is representative of the more experimental side of the studio's output.
The thirty first release on Pressure Sounds showcases a selection of sixteen dubs and instrumentals from this innovative and inventive studio from the period between 1974 and 1979. Featuring many key dub tracks from the time such as 'Ragnampaiza Version', 'Rema Skank' and rarities including 'Counter Attack' and 'Speak Easy' all of which are much sought after by reggae collectors. The tracks have been re-mastered and Cedared to the usual high standard and the CD comes packaged with a twelve page full colour booklet with sleevenotes by Harry Hawke.