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The Jolly Boys

Great Expectation


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Rehab - The Jolly Boys ( Modern Mento version of Amy Winehouse's hit)
Perfect Day - The Jolly Boys
The Jolly Boys - Hanging on the Telephone
The Story behind the Jolly Boys
1 Passengers  
2 Perfect Day  
3 Rehab  
4 Nightclubbing  
5 Telephone  
6 Do it Again  
7 Riders on the Storm  
8 Golden Brown  
9 I Fought the Law  
10 Ring of Fire  
11 Blue Monday  
12 You Can't Always Get What You Want  
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Entertainment One Music and Geejam Recordings are excited to announce that Jamaica's legendary Jolly Boys have released their first album in 20 years. Entitled Great Expectation, it's a collaborative project between Geejam's Jon Baker and Wall of Sound's Mark Jones and the results are 12 joyous interpretations of contemporary songs given a modern Mento makeover. While Jamaica is known for its reggae and ska, Mento is the original sound of the island and the forerunner to these two genres. With an amazing history spanning 60 years, The Jolly Boys name is synonymous with the Mento sound and they are arguably the most recognizable Mento band in the world.

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