THIS IS A BLACK FRIDAY 2023 EXCLUSIVE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE INSTORE ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24TH ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.
IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 8AM ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25TH).
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.
1. Larry Marshall - I've Got To Make It
2. Horace Andy - Every Tongue Shall Tell
3. Alton Ellis - The Well Run Dry
4. Johnny Osbourne - Water More Than Flour
5. Anthony Rocky Ellis - I'm The Ruler
6. Cornell Campbell - Pretty Looks Isn't All
7. Alexander Henry - Please Be True
8. Burning Spear - Them A Come
9. Joe Higgs - Change Of Plan
10. Devon Russell - Roots Natty
11. Ken Boothe - Be Yourself
12. Freddie Mcgregor - I Shall Be Released
13. Freddie Mckay - Father Will Cut You Off
14. The Ethiopian - Locust
15. George Philip - One One
16. John Holt - I Don't Want To See You Cry
17. Delroy Wilson - Won't You Come Home