Let's Do Rocksteady: The Story Of Rocksteady
by Various Artists
Released: Aug 2002
Label: Sanctuary Records
Amazing overview of the laidback, sublimely soulful sounds of Rocksteady. If you're unfamiliar with Reggae's precursor, hearing the melodic, doo-wop inflected sounds of the Paragons, the Gaylads and the Melodians for the first time might just be a revelation. Also check out the original version of "The Tide Is High."