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Ranking Toyan - Too Young FLAC album

Performer: Ranking Toyan
Genre: Reggae
Title: Too Young
Country: Jamaica
Released: 1981
Style: Dancehall
FLAC version ZIP size: 1303 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1852 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1870 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 380

Toyan may not have always hit the heights of Wales or Chaplin, but he did light up many a sound-system dance and made a decent to excellent showing on vinyl. After essential titles How the West Was Won and Spar With Me, Toyan qualifies as a non-crucial but still solid mix of mic musings. And considering the presence of the Roots Radics band and Channel One's Ernest Hookim and Scientist at the mixing board, the going couldn't be less than heavy.

Toyan aka Ranking Toyan (born Byron Letts, died 1991) was a Jamaican reggae deejay active since the mid-1970s and best known for his early 1980s recordings. Toyan began his career in 1974, deejaying on Kingston's sound systems, such as Socialist Roots and Romantic HiFi. He recorded his debut single, "Disco Pants" in the late 1970s for producer Don Mais

Vero nome: Byron Everton Letts. Papa Tayon, Papa Toyan, Papa Trojan, R. Toyan, Rankin Toyan, Ranking Tayan, Ranking Toyan, Tayon, Toyan .

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Toyan - or Ranking Toyan as he is also called - emerged in the mid-seventies when he started to appear on the sound system scene of Kingston JA, soon becoming a highly rated live performer with local sounds like Social Roots and Romantic Hi-Fi. He was heavily influenced by the deejays Big Youth and Dillinger, whose approach he adapted when he started his recording career with producer Don Mais of Roots Tradition in the latter half of the seventies.

Ranking Toyan - No Cocaine In My Brain 03:28 How You String A Sound! Ranking Toyan - I Will Never Change 03:40 Born In Jamaica - Niney the Observer. Ranking Toyan - World War 03:29 Niney the Observer presents Suspicious Minds. Ranking Toyan - Fuss Fuss 03:23 Niney Presents No Hiding Place. Ranking Toyan - No More War 03:02 A Dee-Jay Explosion: Inna Dance Hall Style. Ranking Toyan - Palaving Spree 04:11 The Lion Roars.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Ranking Toyan* Too Young
Written-By – Byron Lett*
B Roots Radics Band* Barnabas Meet Sogie


  • Executive Producer – A. Cooke, H. Brown
  • Producer, Arranged By – A. Cridland*


Byron Lett is written on label without brackets.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A): Too Young To Fall In Love - A - A.C.
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B): Version - B - A.C.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
none Rankin Toyan* Too Young ‎(7") $candal Records none Jamaica 1981
none Ranking Toyan* Too Young ‎(7") Scandal none Jamaica Unknown
none Ranking Toyan* Too Young ‎(7") $candal Records none Jamaica 1981
none Rankin Toyan* Too Young ‎(7") $candal Records none Jamaica 1981