VA / Soul Jazz Records Presents
: STUDIO ONE Freedom Sounds: Studio One In The 1960s

STUDIO ONE Freedom Sounds: Studio One In The 1960s

VA / Soul Jazz Records Presents

  • US $30.99  

  • Release Date 14 September 2018
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Product code
SJRLP415
Format
Double Vinyl LP
Label
Soul Jazz

‘Studio One Freedom Sounds’ is the new collection from Soul Jazz / Studio One focussing on the intense period in the second half of the 1960s when Studio One’s vast and unbeatable output of ska, soul, rock steady and reggae made it literally one of the hottest musical empires in the world.

During this highly successful period, Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd released hundreds and hundreds of superlative singles seemingly on an almost daily basis, in the process making huge stars out of Jamaican singers such as Alton Ellis, Delroy Wilson, The Wailers, Slim Smith, Jackie Opel and many more.

Powered by the finest in-house musicians working in Jamaica, whether it was The Skatalites, Jackie Mittoo’s Soul Brothers, The Sounds Dimension or The Soul Vendors, Studio One functioned as hit factory on the scale of Motown in the USA, shaping and defining reggae music for decades to come.

Singlehandedly Studio One’s founder Clement Dodd was able to create the most successful vertically-integrated record company that Jamaica had ever known with pressing plant, printers, studio, shops and sound systems all running at once, with over 50 employees and hundreds of artists working with Studio One during this time.

Tracks
Tracklisting
1 Don Drummond & The Skatalites - Rain Or Shine  
2 The Gaylads - Morning Sun  
3 Delroy Wilson - Just Because Of You  
4 Alton Ellis - Sunday Coming  
5 Jackie Opel - I Am What I Am  
6 Peter Tosh - I Am The Toughest  
7 Delroy Wilson - Get Ready  
8 Mr. Foundation - Timo-Oh Roland Alphonso & The Soul  
9 Brothers - Provocation  
10 Leroy & Rocky - Love Me Girl  
11 Slim & Delroy - Look Who Is Back Again  
12 The Skatalites - Spread Satin  
13 Barrington Spence - Contemplating Mind  
14 Ernest Ranglin - Psychedelic Rock  
15 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Destiny  
16 Roland Alphonso - Reggae In The Grass  
17 Zoot Simms - We Can Talk It Over  
18 Jackie Mittoo - Hi Jack  

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