After launching his Upsetter label in 1968, Lee 'Scratch' Perry immediately began establishing himself as one of the islands most creative producers, with his innovative approach to music-making resulting in some of the most exciting records ever waxed. After less than a year as an independent operator, his services had been secured by Trojan Records, who, early in 1969, launched their own version of his Upsetter imprint. Soon after, Trojan issued 'The Upsetter': the very first collection entirely comprising productions by the enigmatic music maker.
Track Listing: 1. Tidal Wave - The Upsetters (4.03) 2. Heat Proof - The Upsetters (2.5) 3. To Love Somebody - Busty Brown (3.19) 4. Night Doctor - The Upsetters (2.5) 5. Soulful I - The Upsetters (2.41) 6. Big Noise - The Upsetters (2.39) 7. Man from MI5 - The Upsetters (2.41) 8. Dread Luck - The Upsetters (2.5) 9. Kiddy-O - The Muskyteers (3) 10. Wolf Man - The Upsetters (2.24) 11. Crying About You - Busty Brown (3.03) 12. Thunderball - The Upsetters (2.18) 13. He'll Have to Go (Bonus Track) - David Isaacs (3.35) 14. Since You're Gone (Bonus Track) - David Isaacs (2.23) 15. Hard to Handle (Bonus Track) - Carl Dawkins (2.39) 16. Endlessly (Bonus Track) - The Silvertones (2.16) 17. Instrumental (Takes 1-3) (Bonus Track) - The Upsetters (2.47) 18. Slow Motion (Version 2) (Bonus Track) - The Upsetters (4.36) 19. Big Noise (Takes 3-6) (Bonus Track) - The Upsetters (2.58) 20. Thunderball (Takes 3-5) (Bonus Track) - The Upsetters (1.48)