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Various Artists : STUDIO ONE Rockers

presented by soul jazz records (rsd 20)

Soul Jazz Records



record store day 2020 - green 2LP + download

Released: 29th Aug 2020

£25.99

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Soul Jazz Records are releasing this 20th anniversary edition of their classic ‘Studio One Rockers’ on unique Record Store Day exclusive coloured vinyl.

This new edition is a one-off pressing exclusively for Record Store Day. Owned and founded by Clement "Coxsone" Dodd, Studio One's output serves as a comprehensive guide to the history of Reggae music. The music on Studio One Rockers covers all areas of Reggae such as Ska, Rocksteady, Roots and Dancehall, all areas in which Studio One led the field and has become the essential introduction to reggae fans throughout the world. Included in this compilation are classic Ska tracks (‘Phoenix City’), Rocksteady (‘Feel Like Jumping’), Roots music (‘Truth And Rights’), Dancehall (Freddy McGregor, Michigan and Smiley) and many more. Featured here are many of the classic tracks from Studio One. From Dawn Penn’s legendary ‘No, No, No’ to classics such as Horace Andy's ‘Skylarking’ and Marcia Griffith's ‘Feel Like Jumping’. "Compilation of the year. 100% Essential” - Time Out. "Compilation of the year. A compilation of unbelievable quality. Awesome” – DJ. "A who's who of Jamaican music” - The Times. "An essential slice of musical history" – Wire. "The most credible compilation of reggae you can buy” - The Guardian.

presented by soul jazz records (rsd 20)

Tracklist

  1. Sound Dimension – Real Rock
  2. Marcia Griffiths – Feel Like Jumping
  3. Freddy Mcgregor – Bobby Babylon
  4. Horace Andy – Skylarking
  5. Lennie Hibbert – Village Soul
  6. Brentford All-stars – Greedy G
  7. Johnny Osbourne – Truth And Rights
  8. Ernest Ranglin – Surfin’ Michigan & Smiley – Eye Of Danger
  9. Dawn Penn – No, No, No
  10. The Skatalites – Phoenix City
  11. Prince Jazzbo – Crabwalking
  12. Jackie Mittoo – Hot Milk
  13. Lone Ranger – Badder Dan Dem
  14. Cedric Brooks – Ethiopia