Issued in Jamaica on Derrick Harriott's own 'Move and Groove' label, and in Great Britain on the desirable Island 3000 series. This was a good period for singer/producer Harriott, who's brother Joe, was at the time a highly regarded British jazz musician. Derrick Harriott, born in Jamaica in 1942, was an original member of the Jiving Juniors, who had formed in 1958, and recorded for, amongst others, both Duke Reid and Coxsone Dodd. He left in the group in 1962 to go solo and start his own productions on the 'Crystal' label, which were styled on the then emerging new sound of Soul that was happening in America. His Rock Steady cuts are up there with the best, both with him as singer and some of the excellent artists he recorded including: The Ethiopians, Keith and Tex, and Rudy Mills, all backed by the Crystalites featuring such giants, as trumpeter Bobby Ellis.
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