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Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
Hare & Hounds, High Street, Kings Heath, B14 7JZ Birmingham, United Kingdom
Pama International performs Trojan Records songbook
Saturday 17th March'18 — Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
An official Trojan Records event.
Free songbook with every ticket
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Following the sellout success of Pama International's Trojan Records club night & UK tour, the band will be returning with their Trojan Records songbook show.
Every customer attending the show will receive a Trojan songbook which features all the lyrics and history of each song.
Since its launch in the summer of 1968, Trojan Records has continually led the way in presenting the very best in classic Jamaican music to fans the world over.
During its early days, the company was instrumental introducing reggae into the mainstream, enjoying no less than 36 major UK hits between 1969 and 1975 and in so doing introducing the likes of Ken Boothe, Bob & Marcia, John Holt, Jimmy Cliff, Dave & Ansel Collins, The Pioneers and Toots & The Maytals to a global audience.
In 2006 Pama International became the first new band to sign to Trojan Records in 30 years. After a 7 year hiatus they returned with a new line up and album — Love & Austerity, which is due out in July 2017 and already picking up global airplay and praise; * * * * Mojo, «premier rocksteady» David Rodigan BBC1xtra, «as ever, their productions & taste are faultless» Craig Charles BBC6music, «they're right up there with the best soul & reggae bands in the UK» Chris Hawkins BBC6music.
Nov 2017 see's the reissue of pama International Trojan Sessions album on their own Happy People imprint. The album not only features reggae legends; Rico, Dennis Alcapone, Derrick Morgan, Dawn Penn, Dave & Ansel Collins, AJ Franklin (Chosen Few) and Winston Franics, but also an all-star band line up that includes Lynval and Horace from The Specials.
Today, as Trojan approaches its 50th anniversary, it continues its long-standing undertaking of presenting only the very best in vintage ska, rocksteady and reggae sounds.
Come join us for a truly unique celebration of the world's best-loved and most iconic Jamaican music company and all its fantastic musical legacy, presented to you by Pama International.
First dates announced
20 Bath The Bell
21 Southampton Talking Heads
03 Nottingham Maze
10 Leamington Spa Zephyr Lounge
11 Bristol The Attic
24 Worthing Pier
27 Cambridge Junction
16 Sheffield Plug
17 Birmingham Hare & Hounds
23 Reading Sub 89
24 Cardiff The Globe
10 Porthtowan Mount Pleasant Ecological Park
24 Glasgow Drygate
31 London O2 Academy Islington w/ Ken Boothe & Desmond Dekker's Original Aces
More coming soon!