Soul Jazz Records Presents - Studio One Kings

  • BACK IN PRINT!!!!!!! 2xLP now with bonus download code!

Studio One’s 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 1960s and 70s. 

2xLP plus bonus download code. CD comes with sleeve-notes are by the author Chris Salewicz.

REVIEWS:

"Since the ‘90s, this British label has done aficionados and novices alike an incalculable service, courtesy of their ongoing series featuring Studio One recordings." POP MATTERS

"Latest Studio One collection from Soul Jazz includes sixties and seventies classics such as Cornel Campbell's version of the Heptones' Pretty Looks, Alexander Henry's Please Be True, Horace Andy's Every Tongue Shall Tell, Delroy Wilson's Won't You Come Home, Anthony Ellis' I Am The Ruler and Joe Higgs' Change Of Plan alongside brilliant obscurities such as Larry Marshall's heartbreaking I've Got To Make It, Freddie McKay's wicked Father Will Cut You Off, Ken Boothe's Be Yourself, Alton Ellis' Well Run Dry and George Phillips' alternative vocal to Delroy Wilson's One One." DUB VENDOR

"Essential hard to find reggae classics" HARDWAX

Tracklist

A1 Larry Marshall I've Got To Make It 2:54
A2 Horace Andy Every Tongue Shall Tell 2:22
A3 Alton Ellis The Well Run Dry 2:32
A4 Johnny Osbourne Water More Than Flour 6:11
B1 Anthony Rocky Ellis I'm The Ruler 2:17
B2 Cornell Campbell Pretty Looks Isn't All 2:31
B3 Alexander Henry Please Be True 2:40
B4 Burning Spear Them A Come 3:11
B5 Joe Higgs Change Of Plan 2:09
B6 Devon Russell Roots Natty 2:58
C1 Ken Boothe Be Yourself 2:18
C2 Freddie McGregor I Shall Be Released 10:05
C3 Freddie McKay Father Will Cut You Off 2:49
D1 The Ethiopian Locust 4:17
D2 George Philip One One 3:04
D3 John Holt I Don't Want To See You Cry 2:46
D4 Delroy Wilson Won't You Come Home Now 6:54

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SKU 5026328001562
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Brand Reggae/Ska

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