Studio One Rocksteady: Rocksteady, Soul And Early Reggae At Studio One / Various 2xLP Vinyl
With excellent sleevenotes by Lloyd Bradley (author of the classic book Bass Culture - When Reggae Was King (Penguin)) this album is dedicated to rocksteady at Studio One as well as covering reggae soul and the birth of reggae.
Featuring an all-star selection of artists: Ken Boothe, Marcia Griffiths, Jackie Mittoo, The Heptones, John Holt, Alton Ellis, Dennis Brown and more.
Soul Jazz Records' Studio One Rocksteady is released in CD- jewel case, 16-page booklet with card slipcase, as well as a heavyweight double-vinyl edition in deluxe strong gatefold sleeve (with full sleeve notes and free download code) and also as a digital download.
"A Superb choice of songs, an essential selection" David Rodigan
1. The Eternals – Stars
2. John Holt – Fancy Make Up
3. Cecille Campbell – Whisper To Me
4. The Heptones – Party Time
5. The Gaylads – Joy In The Morning
6. Marcia Griffiths – My Ambition
7. The Heptones – Love Won't Come Easy
8. Alton Ellis – Hurting Me
9. The Wailing Souls – Row Fisherman Row
10. Ken Boothe – Home Home Home
11. Jackie Mittoo – Our Thing
12. Ken Boothe – When I Fall In Love
13. Larry & Alvin – Throw Me Corn
14. Duke Morgan – Lick It Back
15. Carlton and The Shoes – Me and You
16. Dennis Brown – Easy Take It Easy
17. The Classics – Pack Up
18. Ken Boothe – Moving Away