Soul Jazz Records Presents - Studio One Kings [Yellow vinyl edition]
Format: 2 x LP, Yellow
Catalogue No.: SJRLP156C
Release Date: 24 Nov 2023
Soul Jazz Records’ new one-off limited-edition heavyweight special-edition coloured vinyl pressing + download code exclusively for Black Friday 2023 of Soul Jazz Records’ long out of print classic ‘Studio One Kings’.
Featuring a new striking alternative sleeve design (featuring the singer Freddie McKay) as well as a special yellow coloured vinyl pressing, ‘Studio One Kings’ is a 'who's who' of the world's greatest reggae artists.
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.
The album comes with sleeve-notes by the celebrated writer Chris Salewicz, author of Reggae Explosion, Rude Boy as well as notable books on Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Page, Joe Strummer and more.
Limited to 1000 copies for the UK & Ireland.
Larry Marshall - I've Got To Make It
Horace Andy - Every Tongue Shall Tell
Alton Ellis - The Well Run Dry
Johnny Osbourne - Water More Than Flour
Anthony Rocky Ellis - I'm The Ruler
Cornell Campbell - Pretty Looks Isn't All
Alexander Henry - Please Be True
Burning Spear - Them A Come
Joe Higgs - Change Of Plan
Devon Russell - Roots Natty
Ken Boothe - Be Yourself
Freddie Mcgregor - I Shall Be Released
Freddie Mckay - Father Will Cut You Off
The Ethiopian - Locust
George Philip - One One
John Holt - I Don't Want To See You Cry
Delroy Wilson - Won't You Come Home
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