ROCKSTEADY - THE ROOTS OF REGGAE

By Stascha BADER

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Documentary - Completed 2009

The greatest singers and musicians of Jamaica’s Golden Age of music, Rocksteady, come together after 40 years to record an album of their greatest hits, to perform together again at a reunion concert in Kingston, and to tell their story.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SWITZERLAND, CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 98 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Stascha BADER
    • Writer(s)
    • Stephen HAYS, Kevin SHINE
    • Synopsis
    • The greatest singers and musicians of Jamaica’s Golden Age of music, Rocksteady, come together after 40 years to record an album of their greatest hits, to perform together again at a reunion concert in Kingston, and to tell their story.
      ROCKSTEADY – THE ROOTS OF REGGAE revisits classic Rocksteady songs such as “You Don’t Love Me Anymore, No No No”, “The Tide is High” and “Rivers of Babylon” performed at the legendary Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica by artists such as Hopeton Lewis, Dawn Penn and Marcia Griffiths and with rare interviews with among others Rita Marley, Wilburn "Stranger" Cole, Ken Boothe and Derrick Morgan.
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