comprehensive 2CD collection of Jamaican musical legend John
his early ska recordings, seminal tunes from his time with The
Paragons and classics & rarities from his solo career in the 70s &
80s that saw him become one of the biggest names in reggae, “Soul of
Jamaica” is by far the most far-reaching John Holt compilation on the
of Jamaica’ features
classics from his reggae era of the mid 1970s as well as ska,
rocksteady, roots and dancehall anthems from throughout his career.
Collected here together for the first time they paint the full picture of John
Holt and show just why he is one of Jamaica’s most enduring songwriters
& sweetest vocalists.
of Jamaica’ features songs Holt recorded solo and with The Paragons
for these labels: Vincent Chin, Leslie Kong/Beverley’s Lloyd “Matador”
Daley, Duke Reid/Treasure Island, Greensleeves, Henry “Junjo” Lawes, Bunny Lee
& Penthouse Records and for the first time on CD includes his debut
single: ‘Forever I’ll stay’ & ‘I cried a tear’.
of Jamaica” is without doubt the most comprehensive, diverse and interesting
John Holt compilation on the market.