Various Artists - Studio One: Soul 2LP
Soul Jazz Records are releasing this 20th anniversary edition of their classic Studio One Soul on unique Record Store Day 2021, with exclusive yellow vinyl + download code.
Owned and founded by Clement "Coxsone" Dodd, Studio One's output serves as a comprehensive guide to the history of Reggae music. Studio One Soul tracks the link between American Funk and Soul and Jamaican Reggae at the legendary Studio One Records.
Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, The Temptations, King Floyd, Booker T and The MGs - all these artists had a huge influence on Jamaican artists and this album contains versions of songs by all of them. Featuring classic and rare Reggae Funk and Soul cuts from the Reggae giants alongside rarer cuts, Studio One Soul spans over 20 years of classic Reggae from the Rocksteady Funk through to the deep Roots music.
1. Leroy Sibbles – Express Yourself
2. Norma Fraser – Respect
3. Leroy Sibbles – Groove Me
4. Sound Dimension – Time Is Tight
5. The Heptones – Message From A Black Man
6. Otis Gayle – I'll Be Around
7. Jerry Jones – Still Water
8. Sound Dimension – Soulful Strut
9. Richard Ace – Can't Get Enough
10. The Chosen Few – Don't Break Your Promise
11. The Eternals – Queen Of The Minstrels
12. Norma Fraser – The First Cut Is The Deepest
13. Ken Parker – How Strong
14. Ken Boothe – Set Me Free
15. Senior Soul – Is It Because I'm Black
16. Jackie Mittoo – Deeper & Deeper
17. Alton Ellis – I Don't Want To Be Right
18. Willie Williams – No One Can Stop Us
About this product: this is the Record Store Day '21 release on 2x yellow vinyl. Includes a download code.