Sunday, September 30, 2012

Rocksteady Relicks w/ Undercover

For me the finest moment in reggae is the golden era of rocksteady. With it's sweet innocent soul and super skanking riddims, it's catchy as hell. This is a little tribute to the original gems, versions and relicks of such songs with the usual suspects like the Melodians, The Techniques with todays stars from the Peckings and Joe Frazier camps. Reeelick!

{Don't Stay Away/Gyal Season Riddim}
Phyllis Dillon - Don't Stay Away
Kes - Tuesday on the Rocks
Etana f/ Busy Signal - Love Love Love

{You Dont Care Riddim}
The Techniques - You Dont Care
Courtney John - Every Way
Nana McLean - Give Love A Try
Gappy Ranks - School Days

{I Can't Hide Riddim}
Ken Parker - I Can't Hide
Gappy Ranks - Happiest Day of my Life

{Rocksteady Riddim)
Alton Ellis - Rocksteady
Kelly Mekada - Easy
Alton Ellis f/Tupac - Nothin' Like Rocksteady

{Love Is Not a Gamble Riddim}
The Techniques - Love Is Not a Gamble
Kelly Makeda - Shake it Off
Peter Hunningale - Take A Little Longer

{I Can't Stand It Riddim}
Alton Ellis - I Can't Stand It
Peter Hunningale - In The Ghetto
Roger Robin - Take It Slow

{Love Is A Treasure Riddim}
Freddy McKay - Love Is A Treasure
Lloyd Brown - Right There
Marcia Griffith f/ Exco Levi - Love Is A Treasure

{You Don't Need Me}
The Melodians - You Don't Need Me
Courtney John - Love Is
Llyod Brown - Another Sunday

{Get Along Without You Riddim}
The Melodians - I Will Get Along Without You
Peter Spence - Border

{Let Me Go Girl/Leggo di Riddim}
Slim Smith - Let Me Go Girl
Slim Smith & Cecile - Girl You Hold Me
Captain Sinbad - Jamaica 50

{Tunnel One Riddim}
Tommy McCook & The Sound Dimension - Tunnel One
Jackie Mittoo - Hot Milk
Gappy Ranks - Put The Stereo On

{Boops Riddim}
Toots & The Maytals - 54-46 Was My Number
Sparkie - 54 46
Mr. Williamz - Original Style
Macka B - Never Played A 45
Gappy Ranks - {Pumpkin Belly

{Real Rock Riddim}
Revolutionary Brothers - Real Rock
Demolition Man - Big Up

{Darker Shade Of Black Riddim}
Jackie Mittoo - Darker Shade Of Black
Mr. Williamz - Our Culture
Cherine Anderson - Kingston State of Mind

{Hold On Riddim}
Toots & The Maytals - Hold On
Lady Lex - Conversation
Dolomite - Hustler Story

{Bad Teatment/Tune In Riddim}
Cannon & Soul Vendors - Bad Teatment
Johnny & The Soul Vendors - Tribute to CS Dodd
Lady Lex - Bad Boys
Gappy Ranks - Jah Is My Everything

{Ali Baba Riddim}
John Holt - Ali Baba
Mr. Williamz - Last Night

{Israelites Riddim}
Desmond Dekker - Israelites
Mr. Vegas - Gimme A Light

{Always Together}
Bob & Marcia - Always Together
Raphael - Good Old Vibes


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  2. Looks good man, I stop by from time to time, you provide a great selection of the same kind of new stuff i like, but I can't keep up w/ all the releases. Oooh snap there's the Macka B 45 tune...ironic to d/l an mp3, must find the vinyl for that one!

  3. holy moses! this is a serious selection of music!!! all good! don't get me started telling you which tunes are my favourites... "Revolutionary Brothers - Real Rock" for sure was a pleasant surprise... sweet sweet version on the mighty real rock riddim... Thanks Thanks Thanks!!!