100 Greatest Rocksteady Tunes (40-31)

The 100 Greatest Rocksteady Tunes Ever!The wonderful (and we can’t say that enough) DanceCrasher site posted another set in their long running series on the 100 Greatest Rocksteady Tunes ever back in December.

Once again it’s an amazing collection of label art, stories and sound clips of some of the most outstanding tunes ever recorded.

Check out the list below including huge tunes like “Stop That Train” from Keith & Tex along with hits from giants of the genre like Alton Ellis, The Techniques, The Ethiopians, The Uniques, Ken Parker, Desmond Dekker, The Melodians plus rare productions from Stranger Cole and Bob Marley.

40. Stop That Train – Keith And Tex (Derrick Harriot Production)
39. It Comes And Goes – The Melodians (Links Production)
38. A Change Is Gonna Come – Ken Parker (Bunny Lee Production)
37. My Conversation – The Uniques (Bunny Lee Production)
36. Do It Sweet – Ethiopians (Sonia Pottinger Production)
35. Travelling Man – The Techniques (Duke Reid Production)
34. Over And Over Again – Stranger And Gladdy (Stranger Cole Production
33. Foo Manchu – Desmond Dekker (Rudies Production?)
32. Funeral – Bob Marley & The Wailing Wailers (Wailers Production)
31. Rock Steady – Alton Ellis (Duke Reid production)

Continue to the DanceCrasher site to see label scans and read notes on each release along with a sound sample exhaustively put together by DanceCrasher.

I've been involved in the Los Angeles music scene since at least 1995 going to shows, promoting, spinning records and running labels. Ska and Early Reggae are my passion among other things of course.