Alton Ellis

Alton Ellis

Alton Ellis


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  • Love to Share
  • November 2022
  • 10 Songs

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Rock Steady
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Girl I've Got a Date
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I Am Still In Love with You
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Mouth A Massy
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Ska Beat


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Alton Ellis


One of the first vocalists to enter the Jamaican music business, Alton Ellis was generally revered as the greatest and most soulful singer the country ever produced -- that is, until Bob Marley came along. Ellis had his first hit during the ska craze, but made his true lasting mark as the definitive solo singer of the rocksteady era. Sweet, smooth, and deeply emotive, Ellis was equally at home on Jamaican originals or reggae-fied covers of American R&B hits. He cut a series of ska singles for Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's Studio One label, but reached his prime during the mid- to l...
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