Feb242020

Ken Boothe

Ken Boothe's (born 1948 in Kingston, Jamaica) is known as "Mr Rocksteady" for his prominence during the musical period 1966-1974 and was a major idol for the to-be members of UB40. Boothe started by recording a version of Sandie Shaw's "Puppet on a String" in 1967. Later the same year, Boothe and Alton Ellis had a successful U.K. tour with the group The Soul Vendors. Under new direction from record producer Lloyd Chalmers, the song "Everything I Own" surprisingly was Number One in the UK in 1974. Read more on Last.fm

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1Everything I Own
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2Ain't No Sunshine
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3Crying Over You
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4Artibella
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5Freedom Street
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6Silver Words
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7Is It Because I'm Black?
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8Can't You See
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9Let's Get It On
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10The Train is Coming
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