Various Artists - Soul Jazz Records Presents: Studio One Women (Yellow Vinyl)
Regular price $38.00
Ska, rocksteady, funky reggae, roots, dub mixes, disco mixes... they're all here from the queens of the Jamaican music scene. "Studio One Women" features a wide mix of classics and obscurities from the finest female voices in reggae. Most of these tracks have been only on extremely hard to find Jamaican 7 and 12 inch singles if you were lucky enough to find them. Artists include Marcia Griffiths and Rita Marley (here with her first group The Soulettes) of The I-Threes, (along with Judy Mowatt), Bob Marley's backing singers. Also featured are Hortense Ellis, sister of Alton who cut many smash hit on the island and Jennifer Lara, a lady who had a long career with Studio One, singing on countless sides until she sadly passed away in 2005.