Various Artists - Rocksteady Got Soul 2LP
Soul Jazz Records’ new Studio One release "Rocksteady Got Soul" is a collection of uplifting and superb rocksteady and soulful reggae from the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Studio One is the number one label in the history of reggae and the album features – as ever with Studio One – an impeccable and unbeatable line-up of reggae superstars, all soaring at the height of their creative powers. Alton Ellis, John Holt, The Heptones, Jackie Mittoo, The Ethiopians, Lee Perry and more.
The album is a mix of classic tunes and rhythms alongside super-rarities that were released in a dazzlingly complex web of Studio One labels and issues, deftly navigated with new sleeve notes from author and Studio One authority Rob Chapman.
1. It's True [Alton Ellis]
2. You Turned Away [The Heptones]
3. Mr Sweet [The Gladiators]
4. Work It Up [The Jail Breakers]
5. Run Rudie Run [Lee Perry and the Gaylads]
6. Young Generation [The Heptons]
7. Good Feeling [Jackie Mittoo]
8. I Need Your Loving [C. Marshall]
9. I'll Be Waiting [Alton Ellis]
10. The Tables Gonna Turn [The Clarendonians]
11. When You're Gone [Ken Parker]
12. Traveling Home [Sound Dimension]
13. Get Up Now [Errol Dunkley]
14. My Heart is Gone [John Holt]
15. Monkey Man [Freedom Singers and Larry Marshall]
16. Let the Light Shine [The Ethiopians]
17. Money Maker [Im and David]
18. Lose and Gain [The Viceroys]
About this product: this compilation is pressed on standard black vinyl, housed in a gatefold sleeve with printed inners. Includes a download code.