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Studio One Rude Boy – Various

$50.00
Condition: Brand New
Ships from: Melbourne

Description

Reggae from Studio One: Homage to the cool guys of JamaicaThe
term "Rude Boy" originated in the early 1960s in Kingston, Jamaica, and refers to young, male hipsters in dance halls who - inspired by American gangster chic and US soul stars - presented themselves in the coolest possible clothes. The Rude Boy (or Rudy) soon defined the image of dancehalls not only in Jamaica, but also in England and the USA. On "Studio One Rude Boy" the label Soul Jazz Records presents the best songs about the cool guys of Jamaica from the archives of Studio One. The palette ranges from Ska, Rocksteady, DJs Roots and Dub and goes back to the early days of Sir Coxsone Dodd and Duke Reid. Besides tracks by The Wailers, John Holt and Dennis Brown, there are rare studio-one treasures by Mr Foundation, Dudley Sibbley and The Soul Brothers. All 18 songs were digitally reworked, the CD is released as usual with liner notes and many photos.

Reviews

F. Sawatzki in Musikexpress 12 / 06: "The charm of this train the rarities are what make up the collection. Mr. Foundations like super cool "See Them A Come" or Dudley Sibby's crunchy soul reggae "Run Boy Run". The "Murderers" - and "Hooligan" classics are not missing, nor are Rudie tracks by the Wailers and Dennis Brown."

Release details

Label: Soul Jazz Records
Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Units: 2
Country: UK
Released: 2006
Genre: Reggae
Style: Ska, Rocksteady

Tracklist

A1 You Too Bad
A2 Murderer
A3 Change Your Style / Hooligan
A4 Everybody Rude Now
B1 Ballistic Affair
B2 Get Smart
B3 Stop The War
B4 Love In The Dance
C1 Rude Boy Gone A Jail
C2 Good Good Rudie
C3 Make It Easy On Yourself
C4 Don'T Fight It
C5 Peace Theme
D1 See Them A Come
D2 Run Boy Run
D3 Johnny Too Bad
D4 Crime Don'T Pay
D5 Mr Kiss A Bang Bang