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Various Artists

First Class Rock Steady 2LP

Double Heavyweight LP $18.99

Release Date: 12/08/2016

Discs: 2

“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.

Side One:

1. Hold Them - Roy Shirley
2. I Am Lonely - The Heptones
3. Dance All Night - The Tartans
4. Rock Steady - Alton Ellis
5. Ba Ba Boom - The Jamaicans
6. Pata Pata Rocksteady - Patsy & The Count Ossie Band

Side Two:

1. You Don't Care - The Techniques
2. Little Boy Blue - Pat Kelly
3. I'm A Loving Pauper - Dobby Dobson
4. Return Home - Alva Lewis
5. Just Like A River - Stranger Cole & Gladdy
6. El Casino Royale - Lynn Taitt & The Jets

Side Three:

1. The Beatitude - The Uniques
2. Revelation - Alva Lewis
3. A Change Is Gonna Come - Ken Parker
4. The Big Takeover - The Overtakers
5. I Am The Upsetter - Lee Perry
6. Musically - Keith Blake

Side Four:

1. Lonely Heartaches - The Clarendonians
2. Napoleon Solo - Lynn Taitt & The Jets
3. Intensified - Desmond Dekker
4. Hold Me Tight - Johnny Nash
5. Seeing Is Knowing - Stranger Cole & Gladdy
6. Darling Jeboza Macoo - Stranger Cole