1956

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL * SHIRLEY & LEE * DOWN BEAT 104 * JA

Let The Good Times Roll was a massive hit for dancers in the US, Great Britain and Jamaica, and Shirley Mae Goodman (1936 - 2005) and Leonard Lee (1936 - 1976) were one of the first R&B groups to visit the island of Jamaica. Originally released on Aladdin 3325 this Jamaican issue on Down Beat, the name of Coxsone Dodd's  Sound System, was possibly also one of the earliest R&B releases issued on the Island.

As if more proof were needed the song was still popular enough in 1960 when it was covered by Derrick Morgan & Patsy Todd for Duke Reid; see below.  

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL * DERRICK AND PATSY DRUMBAGO AND HIS HARMONISERS * BLUE BEAT 65 * UK

See also:

Lee Goofed

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