Archive for the Ken Boothe Category
First-ever vinyl reissue of the classic 1970 album from Mr. Rock Steady! Ken Boothe was the most soulful singer of the rocksteady era, often likened to a Jamaican Wilson Pickett, and his mid-‘60s recordings for Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s Studio One label were and are among the genre’s most coveted sides. […]
1978 rare reggae album from Ken Boothe repressed on vinyl. Produced by Phil Pratt and featuring Sly and Robbie, this is one of the best lovers rock releases of the ’70s.
Arguably the finest Jamaican soul singer of his generation, Ken Boothe burst onto the international stage when his sublime rendering of Bread’s melancholic Everything I Own topped the UK charts in the autumn of 1974. Within months of this success, the native-born Kingstonian returned to the national listings with the […]