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The Ethiopians - Engine 54
Ripe Records Detroit

The Ethiopians - Engine 54

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LABEL
Music on Vinyl

RELEASE DATE
10/19/2018

DESCRIPTION
Limited orange colored vinyl LP pressing. The beloved harmony Jamaican group The Ethiopians released their debut album Engine 54 in 1968. Train imagery is the main focus on the album, with excellent falsettos and consistent music from the prime of the rock steady period. 'Train to Skaville' is the hit classic which appeared on this specific album. It made an huge impact overseas and it brought the group their first tour in the UK. The Ethiopians was one of Jamaica's most popular bands during the late ska, rocksteady and early reggae periods. The band was founded by Leonard Dillon, Stephen Taylor and Aston Morrison.


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