Archive for the 'Rocksteady' Category

Derrick Morgan – Miss Lulu

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Derrick Morgan is a Jamaican rocksteady singer who was born March 27, 1940. He was most popular in the 1960’s and the 1970’s.

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Alton Ellis – I’m Still In Love With You

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Alton Nehemiah Ellis (September 1,1938 – October 10, 2008) was a Jamaican musician known as one of the innovators of rocksteady music.

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Prince Buster- Barrister Pardon

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Cecil Bustamente Campbell, (born May 28, 1938), better known as Prince Buster and less known by his Muslim name Muhammed Yusef Ali, is a musician from Kingston, Jamaica and regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ska and rocksteady music. The records he made on the Blue Beat label in the 1960s inspired many reggae and ska artists.

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