Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. 1967's Mr. Soul of Jamaica was the first album by rocksteady star Anton Ellis. As one of the innovators of this genre who was given the informal title 'Godfather of Rocksteady' he wrote some original reggae hits which contain a lot of soul. A familiar mix of heated horns, fine harmonies and impressive key works filling the air. The album is packed with some wonderful, melodic songs, ones that will appeal to vintage reggae lovers as well as soul music fans. Ellis is fabulous on every song on this record, including 'You Make Me So Very Happy', 'Why Birds Follow Spring' and 'Ain't That Lovin' You'. Anton Ellis was inducted into the International Reggae And World Music Awards Hall Of Fame in 2006. Two years later he died of cancer at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. He played an important role in the trajectory of dancehall, reggae and hip hop.
Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. 1967's Mr. Soul of Jamaica was the first album by rocksteady star Anton Ellis. As one of the innovators of this genre who was given the informal title 'Godfather of Rocksteady' he wrote some original reggae hits which contain a lot of soul. A familiar mix of heated horns, fine harmonies and impressive key works filling the air. The album is packed with some wonderful, melodic songs, ones that will appeal to vintage reggae lovers as well as soul music fans. Ellis is fabulous on every song on this record, including 'You Make Me So Very Happy', 'Why Birds Follow Spring' and 'Ain't That Lovin' You'. Anton Ellis was inducted into the International Reggae And World Music Awards Hall Of Fame in 2006. Two years later he died of cancer at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. He played an important role in the trajectory of dancehall, reggae and hip hop.
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Format: Vinyl
Label: MOVL
Rel. Date: 02/08/2019
UPC: 8719262008816

Mr Soul Of Jamaica
Artist: Alton Ellis
Format: Vinyl
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3. I Can't Stop Now
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4. Ain't That Lovin' You (For More Reasons Than One)
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5. You've Made Me So Very Happy
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6. Remember That Sunday
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7. All My Tears (Come Rolling)
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10. My Willow Tree
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11. If I Could Rule This World
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12. What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
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13. Why Did You Leave Me To Cry
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14. I Can't Stand It
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16. Diana
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33. Duke Of Earl
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36. You Make Me Happy (Extended Mix)
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Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. 1967's Mr. Soul of Jamaica was the first album by rocksteady star Anton Ellis. As one of the innovators of this genre who was given the informal title 'Godfather of Rocksteady' he wrote some original reggae hits which contain a lot of soul. A familiar mix of heated horns, fine harmonies and impressive key works filling the air. The album is packed with some wonderful, melodic songs, ones that will appeal to vintage reggae lovers as well as soul music fans. Ellis is fabulous on every song on this record, including 'You Make Me So Very Happy', 'Why Birds Follow Spring' and 'Ain't That Lovin' You'. Anton Ellis was inducted into the International Reggae And World Music Awards Hall Of Fame in 2006. Two years later he died of cancer at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. He played an important role in the trajectory of dancehall, reggae and hip hop.