Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae + Intro
A rich and rewarding music documentary endowed with a wonderful sense of the significance of its subject, with revealing tales. ” Toronto Star
Introduced in person by the Jamaican legend Stranger Cole and DJ Mohair Slim!
The film features the music and stories of the legendary singers and musicians of the Rocksteady era – the Golden Age of reggae. They come together after 40 years to record an album of Rocksteady hits, to perform together again at an All-Stars reunion concert in Kingston, Jamaica, and to tell their story.
In their own words, the Rocksteady singers and musicians tell the audience about the 1960s in Jamaica, a roller-coaster decade during which the island was transformed politically, socially, economically and culturally.
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