Tag Archives: Devon Russell

FIRE OVER BABYLON: DREAD, PEACE AND CONSCIOUS SOUNDS AT STUDIO ONE.

Fire Over Babylon: Dread, Peace and Conscious Sounds At Studio One. Label: Soul Jazz Records. Format: CD, Ever since the early seventies, Rastafarian-inspired Roots music  was important part of Studio One’s output. It was recorded by many of the artists and groups who nowadays, are recognised and regarded as musical pioneers who were responsible for …

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MOVE ON UP: THE SONGS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD.

Move On Up: The Songs Of Curtis Mayfield. Label: Playback. Release Date ‘8th’ November 2019. After the demise of The Impressions in 1970 following the release of Check Out Your Mind, Curtis Mayfield embarked upon a solo career. It spanned three decades and commercial success and critical acclaim were constant companions for the Chicago-born soul …

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STUDIO ONE DANCEHALL-SIR COXSONE IN THE DANCE: THE FOUNDATION.

STUDIO ONE DANCEHALL-SIR COXSONE IN THE DANCE: THE FOUNDATION. After founding Studio One in 1963, Sir Coxsone Dodd’s legendary label went on to play a huge part in shaping the sound of Jamaican music. Everything from lover’s rock, ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub and dancehall was recorded in Studio One by the great and good Jamaican …

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