Studio One Kingsby Various Artists (Vinyl Record)

Various Artists: Studio One Kings (Vinyl LP)

Soul Jazz

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Double vinyl LP pressing of this 2007 release featuring all the classic male vocalists from the influential Reggae label Studio One. The list of singers launched at the famous label reads like a roll call of Jamaican music: Horace Andy, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, Freddie McGregor, Johnny Osbourne and more. This album features classic and rare tracks that span the breadth of the legendary Studio One catalogue: Ska, Roots, Rocksteady, Lovers and more from the '60s and '70s. Sleeve-notes are by Chris Salewicz, the acclaimed writer who has written books on Joe Strummer, Bob Marley, the Rolling Stones and others. Soul Jazz. 2007. I've Got to Make It - Marshall Larry (Disc 01), Every Tongue Shall Tell - Andy Horace, Well Run Dry - Ellis Alton, Water More Than Flour - Osbourne Johnny, I Am the Ruler - Ellis Anthony Rocky, Pretty Looks Isn't All - Campbell Cornell, Please Be True - Henry Alexander, Them a Come - Burning Spear, Change of Plan - Higgs Joe (Disc 02), Roots Natty - Russell Devon, Be Youself - Boothe Ken, I Shall Be Released - McGregor Freddie, Father Will Cut You Off - McKay Freddie, Locust - Ethiopian, One One - Philip George, I Don't Want to See You Cry - Holt John, Won't You Come Home - Wilson Delroy