STUDIO ONE LOVERS ROCK (2LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl D
Soul Jazz Records presents a fantastic selection of legendary Studio One vocalists on heavyweight double vinyl. Housed in a gatefold sleeve with download code included.
Soul Jazz Records new Studio One album is a fantastic selection featuring all-star legendary Studio One vocalists Alton Ellis, Marcia Griffiths, The Heptones, Horace Andy, Freddie McGregor, Sugar Minott alongside a host of classic and super-rare Lovers Rock cuts all of which Clement Dodd recorded at the Brentford Road studio.
Lovers rock brought together many elements and here you will find sweet harmonies, late 1960s rocksteady, 1970s soul covers, discomixes, recuts and new rhythms which all fit together in a timeless twilight of love & harmony as if lovers silhouetted by a Kingston sunset.
Here you will find stone-cold classic Studio One tunes Marcia Griffiths Truly, Horace Andys Ill Be Gone super-rare cuts like Carlton and The Shoes killer 70s versions of Never Give Your Heart Away and Let Me Love You (vocal cut to Jackie Mittoos mighty Wall Street), The Invaders sweet lovers rocksteady bomb Sweet Soul Rocking (currently for sale at £2,500 on discogs!) and many more!
This new album comes with sleevenotes by Lloyd Bradley, the acclaimed author of Bass Culture, Sounds Like London and Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music. The album is pressed on heavyweight double gatefold vinyl (+ free download). [info from label]