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Rocksteady is a style of popular music that developed out of ska in the 1960s. In its simplest terms, rocksteady is half-speed ska with the trombone replaced by piano and prominent bass. The lyrics are more socially and politically conscious, and there is a greater focus on harmonies, particularly in trios like the Heptones, Gaylads, Dominoes, Aces, and Wailers. Other major figures include Alton Ellis and Ken Boothe. With its relaxed beat and social-protest lyrics, the music served as a… read more

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  • Avatar for Sanmare
    Delroy Wilson – "I Don't Want to See You Cry" -- This is a song about how Jamaican men left to England to get a better future for themselves and their loved ones. In this song he promise to come back soon and fetch his woman, so he ask her not to cry. I cry when I rhink of the suffering tens of thousend people in distant relationships. The song is written by Bob Andy who where hot in the duo Bob & Marcia (Griffiths). Before Marley fame dome. ROCKSTEADY ROCKS! STEADYROCK is the real root of reggae
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    Hey guys a list spotify with the best of reggae http://playlistspotify.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/smoke-the-reagge-and-the-caribe/
  • Avatar for Maruiz4
    lol gaylads
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    suedehead
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    cool
  • Avatar for seseqGhaisani
    yyyeeeaahh rocksteady rock so!!
  • Avatar for KorneyD
    Bebop, Rocksteady, let's kick turtles's ass!
  • Avatar for MakaSka
    al ritmo del rocksteady late mi corazón <3
  • Avatar for OneDayAsRobot
    amooooo rocksteady!!!!

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