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. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Bob Marley & The Wailers

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  • 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

    February 2015
  • 29700761

    Hey guys a list spotify with the best of reggae

    June 2014
  • Maruiz4

    lol gaylads

    November 2012
  • alyfdz

    September 2012
  • nicmax99


    June 2012
  • chalilo


    February 2012
  • seseqGhaisani

    yyyeeeaahh rocksteady rock so!!

    December 2011
  • KorneyD

    Bebop, Rocksteady, let's kick turtles's ass!

    September 2011
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