Rude boys are synonymous with Jamaican dancehall culture from the present day going back to the very early days of Clement 'sir Coxsone' Dodd and Duke Reid's first sound-clashes in Kingston. 'Studio One Rude Boy' features artists and songs about rude boys and rude boy culture from all periods of Studio One's history. The album features ska, rocksteady, djs, roots and dub. The album features classic tracks from Jamaica's finest singers and groups such as the Wailers, John Holt, the Wailing Souls, Dennis Brown alongside super-rare tracks from artists such as Mr Foundation, Dudley Sibbley and the Soul Brothers, all recorded under Clement 'sir Coxsone' Dodd's supervision at the legendary recording studio and record label. All the eighteen tracks have been newly digitally re-mastered for this release and the album comes with full sleeve notes, photos and text, making this another essential studio one reggae release for connoisseurs of reggae and newcomers alike. Double LP with Download.



Jackie Opel -  You Too Bad  
Johnny Osbourne -  Murderer  
John Holt -  Change Your Style / Hooligan  
Keith McCarthy -  Everybody Rude Now  
Owen Gray -  Ballistic Affair  
Roy Richards -  Get Smart  
Dillinger -  Stop The War  
Jim Brown -  Love In The Dance  

Desmond Baker & 

The Clarendonians - 

Rude Boy Gone A Jail  
The Wailers -  Good Good Rudie  
Dennis Brown -  Make It Easy On Yourself  
Wailing Souls -  Don't Fight It  
Dub Specialist -  Peace Theme  
Mr. Foundation -  See Them A Come  
Dudley Sibley -  Run Boy Run  
Dennis Brown -  Johnny Too Bad  
Bob Andy -  Crime Don't Pay  
Soul Brothers -  Mr Kiss A Bang Bang


Label: Soul Jazz Records

Catalogue Number: SJR LP148