1 - EDWARDS, JACKIE
- MR. PEACEFUL - (CD)
Jackie Edwards voice can be heard on 100s of Ska, R&B. Soul and Rocksteady records. In fact all the in carnations that evolved from Reggae. He was at the birth of Island Records and his distinctive soulful voice has rightly given him the moniker of the Original Cool Ruler. Jackie Edwards (b. Wilfred Edwards 1938,Jamaica)was a renowned singer from the early days and by 1959 had presented future Island Records owner Chris Blackwell with two outstanding tunes. The first a sentimental ballad "Your eyes are Dreaming" and a Latin beat tune "Tell me Darling". His song writing skills were much in so demand and his popularity of such importance that when Chris Blackwell went to London in1962 to set up his record company he took his top Balladeer Jackie with him. This would pay dividends when a UK group Blackwell had signed called The Spencer Davis Group went on to release two of Jackies compositions "Keep on Running" and "Somebody Help Me", which topped the British charts in 1966.
TRACKLISTING: 01. Who Told You So 02. Im In The Mood 03. Peacefulman 04. Wad-ada 05. I Am Still Waiting 06. Johnny Youre A Gun Man 07. Keep On Running 08. Get Up 09. Ali-baba 10. Mean Girl 11. Julie On My Mind 12. So Jah Say 13. Its All In The Game 14. Sad News* 15. Do I Love You* 16. Carry On Henry* 17. Before The Next Teardrop* 18. Anymore*
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Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 10-03-2017
Item # : 501439
Availability: IN STOCK