Alton Ellis

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Alton Nehemiah Ellis OD (1 September 1938 – 10 October 2008) was a Jamaican vocalist. One of the innovators of rocksteady who was given the informal title "Godfather of Rocksteady". In 2006, he was inducted into the International Reggae And World Music Awards Hall Of Fame.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1967 Mr. Soul of Jamaica Alton Ellis 1
1971 Sunday Coming Alton Ellis 1
1977 Still in Love Alton Ellis 2
1979 Love to Share Alton Ellis 1
1980 Many Moods of Alton Ellis Alton Ellis 1
1981 Mr Skabeana Alton Ellis & The Heptones 1
1983 A New Day Alton Ellis 1
1983 Daydreaming Alton Ellis 1
1985 Continuation Alton Ellis 1
1993 Cry Tough Alton Ellis 1
1995 Sunday Coming Alton Ellis 1
1999 Arise Black Man 1968-1978 Alton Ellis 1
2002 Sings Rock And Soul Alton Ellis 1
Best of Alton Ellis Alton Ellis 1
Get Ready for Rock-Reggae-Steady Alton Ellis 1
Jet Star Reggae Max - Alton Ellis Alton Ellis 1
Slummin' Alton Ellis 1
Soul of Jamaica Alton Ellis 1
The Duke Reid Collection Alton Ellis 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1969 The Best of Alton Ellis Compilation Alton Ellis 1
1984 Showcase Compilation Alton Ellis 1
1990 Alton & Hortense Ellis Compilation Alton & Hortense Ellis 1
1997 Soul Groover Compilation Alton Ellis 1
2000 My Time Is the Right Time Compilation Alton Ellis 2
2004 Be True to Yourself: Anthology 1965-1973 Compilation Alton Ellis 2
2006 I’m Still in Love With You Compilation Alton Ellis feat. Hortense Ellis 1
2006 Many Moods Of Compilation Alton Ellis 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2003 Workin' on a Groovy Thing Live Alton Ellis & aspo 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1968 Love Up Kiss Up / Laba Laba Reggae The Termites / Alton Ellis 1
1970 What Does It Take to Win Your Love / Reggae Meringue Alton Ellis / Tommy McCook 1
1971 Hey World Alton Ellis 1
African Descendants Alton Ellis 2

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Live and Learn Alton Ellis 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 Many Moods Of Alton Ellis 1

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