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LP / CD & Original T-shirt available now

We are very proud to announce the first compilation of JDI material , a rare label treasured by collectors from all four corners of the world. The label ran for almost 3 years between 1965 to 1967 during the hot Ska and Rock Steady period. JDI productions had a unique hi-fashion style, different from the likes of Studio One and Prince Buster productions. The two JDI bands - The Diamonds and Los Caballeros were housed residents at the Johnson’s Drive Inn premises owned by the man himself Mr Copley Johnson with tip top singers like Lloyd Williams and Roy Panton on vocal duties. When you listen to the JDI releases , you can actually feel the vibes of the JDI night club at that present time ! The JDI band members included a young Karl “cannonball” Bryan, Sammy Ismay, Freddie Butler (brother of well know keyboardist Leslie Butler) and Lloyd Delpratt. Mr Brian Keyo provides great liner notes once again ! We hope you enjoy our new release .






A Side :   
1. Rock Steady People - Lloyd Williams & Chorus with The Diamonds Band
2. Beware Rudie - Roy Panton with Los Caballeros Orchestra
3. Make Yourself Comfortable - Los Caballeros Orchestra
4. Hot Nosh - Los Caballeros Orchestra  
5. Rigmarole - Los Caballeros Orchestra
6. Rude Boy’s Prayer - Desmond Tucker with Los Caballeros Orchestra  
B Side :  
1. Control Your Temper - Roy Panton with Los Caballeros Orchestra
2. Press On - Desmond Tucker with Los Caballeros Orchestra 
3. Expo ’67 (Silhouette) - The Diamonds
4. Look Away - The Diamonds  
5. James Bond - Los Caballeros Orchestra  
6. Keino Ska (Tribute to Kenya’s Keino) - Los Caballeros Orchestra
7. Danger Man (Climb Every Mountain) - Desmond Tucker & Los Caballeros Orchestra
♪ Listen
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