Soul Jazz Records released the Studio One story DVD and companion double LP and book.
The vinyl LP is limited edition as with most soul jazz recordings so if you are a vinyl head like me, you’ll be snapping this up quickly. There is also a CD package offered.

The following text is from the Soul Jazz website

One and a half years in the making! Studio One Story is a definitive guide to Jamaica’s greatest ever record label and its founder Clement Dodd. The package includes 16 track CD or Double LP featuring Studio One’s greatest releases. From Theo Beckford’s groundbreaking “Easysnappin” to The Abyssinians “Declaration of Rights” this CD and limited edition double vinyl is back-to-back classics.

The DVD is a 3hr film that tells the full story of Studio One and Clement “Sir Coxsone” Dodd.
Filmed in Kingston, the documentary has interviews with many of the artists who Studio One made famous-
Horace Andy, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, Sugar Minott, Dennis Alcapone, The Ethiopian, Lone Ranger, King Stitt and more.


Part-documentary, part-music video the film also features rare footage of artists such as The Skatalites, Jackie Mittoo, Count Ossie, Marcia Griffiths, Ernest Ranglin and more. Studio One is the foundation label of Jamaican Reggae. Often described as the Motown of Jamaica, Studio One is where the career of literally hundreds of Reggae artists began ? Bob Marley and The Wailers, Alton Ellis, The Heptones, Ken Boothe, The Skatalites, Burning Spear ? everyone!

As well as the CD/double vinyl and DVD this package also comes with a booklet featuring rare photos and text.

 

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