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8 July 2016



FIRST CLASS ROCKSTEADY

Release Date: 22 July 2016
2 CD Set Catalogue No: VP42052
 
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"Oh your best friend is back in town to get you on your dancing feet!"
 
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Rocksteady, 17 North Parade presents First Class Rocksteady Cherry picking a 40-track collection of pivotal selections. The collection captures early work from some of the genre's defining artists including Lee "Scratch" Perry, The Techniques, Desmond Dekker, Johnny Nash and many others.


TRACKLISTING

DISK 1
 1.  Take It Easy - Hopeton Lewis
 2.   Hold Them - Roy Shirley
 3.   I Am Lonely - The Heptones
 4.   Dance All Night - The tartans
 5.   Rock Steady - Alton Ellis
 6.   Ba Ba Boom - The Jamaicans
 7.   Pata Pata Rocksteady - Patsy & The Count Ossie Band
 8.   Last Train To Expo 67 - The Melodians
 9.   I'm A Loving Pauper - Dobby Dobson
10.  Please Stop Your Lying - Errol Dunkley
11.  Return Home - Alva Lewis
12.  Just Like A River - Stranger Cole & Gladdy
13.  El Casino Royale - Lynn Taitt & The Jets
14.  Dreader Than Dread - Honey Boy Martin
15.  The Return Of Ezekiel - The Jupiters
16.  Live And Love - Carlton Manning
17.  Last Train To Exstasy - The Melodians
18.  You're Gonna Need Me - Errol Dunkey
19.  Born To Love You - The Sensation
20.  Sounds And Pressure - Hopeton Lewis

DISK 2
 1.   You Don't Care - The Techniques
 2.   Little Boy Blue - Pat Kelly
 3.   Left With A Broken Heart - The Paragons
 4.   ABC Rocksteady - The Gaylands
 5.   The Beatitude - The Uniques
 6.   Revelation - Alva Lewis
 7.   A Change Is Gonna Come - Ken Parker
 8.   The Russians Are Coming - Val Bennett
 9.   The Great Musical Battle - Derrick Morgan
10.  The Big Takeover - The Overtakers
11.  I Am The Upsetter - Lee Perry
12.  Musically - Keith Blake
13.  Lonely Heartaches - The Clarendonians
14.  Napoleon Solo - Lynn Taitt & The Jets
15.  Intensified - Desmond Dekker
16.  Got To Get Away - The Paragons
17.  Hold Me Tight - Johnny Nash
18.  Long Time Me No See You Girl - The Sensations
19.  Seeing Is Knowing Stranger - Cole & Gladdy
20.  Darling Jeboza Macoo - Stranger Cole


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