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Rocksteady Got Soul

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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 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, plus exclusive photography.

Alton Ellis - It’s True
The Heptones - You Turned Away
The Gladiators - Mr Sweet
The Jail Breakers - Work It Up
Lee Perry & The Gaylads - Run Rudie Run
The Heptones - Young Generation
Jackie Mittoo - Good Feeling
C. Marshall - I Need Your Loving
Alton Ellis - I’ll Be Waiting
The Clarendonians - The Tables Gonna Turn
Ken Parker - When You’re Gone
Sound Dimension - Traveling Home
Errol Dunkley - Get Up Now
John Holt - My Heart Is Gone
Freedom Singers and Larry Marshall - Monkey Man
The Ethiopians - Let The Light Shine
Im and David - Money Maker
The Viceroys - Lose and Gain