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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Duke Reid's Treasure Chest on Discogs/5(14).
  2. Arthur "Duke" Reid CD (21 July – 1 January ) was a Jamaican record producer, DJ and label owner.. He ran one of the most popular sound systems of the s called Duke Reid's the Trojan after the British-made trucks used to transport the equipment. In the s, Reid founded record label Treasure Isle, named after his liquor store, that produced ska and rocksteady music.
  3. Jan 05,  · 1)Excellent musicians-Duke Reid's studio band consisted of some of the best musicians on the island such as Gladstone Anderson, Ernest Ranglin, Hux Brown, Tommy McCook, Baba Brooks, Jackie Jackson, Winston Wright, and Lyn Taitt. Collectively known as the Supersonics and later, as the Jets. 2)Great singers-Jamaicans are serious about singing/5(9).
  4. Mar 29,  · Duke Reid was born in Jamaica as Arthur Reid around As a young man he served in the police force for about 10 years. He had a love of American R&B music and owned a liquor store on Bond.
  5. May 13,  · Joining the many ska, rocksteady, and early reggae collections put out by both Heartbeat and Trojan records, Top Rock Steady from the French label Esoldun features an appealing and competitive mix of vocal and instrumental cuts. All the tracks were originally recorded at producer Duke Reid's era-defining Treasure Isle studio between and , and feature the urbane musical backing of Reid 9/
  6. Treasure Isle - Bond Street Special NEW CD £ VOICE OF JAMAICA. £ + £ P&P. Picture Information. Details about Various Artists - Duke Reid's Treasure Chest (2 CDS) NEAR MINT. Be the first to write a review. Various Artists - Duke Reid's Treasure Chest (2 CDS) NEAR MINT. Item information.
  7. In addition to spotlighting the career of one of Jamaica's most productive and illustrious producers, Duke Reid's Treasure Chest is also a great overview of the rocksteady period of the mid-to-late '60s. Using trumpet star Tommy McCook and the Supersonics as his house band, Duke Reid recorded everything from vocal numbers, to instrumentals, to DJ pieces at his Treasure Isle Studios, and in the 9/

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