Ken Boothe

Ken Boothe

reggae, rocksteady, roots reggae, jamaica, roots

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.

Groove to the Beat
  • 1. Thick in Your Love (3:02)
  • 2. Prevention (2:34)
  • 3. All Your Friends (2:33)
  • 4. You're No Good (4:40)
  • 5. Train Is Coming (3:15)
  • 6. Everybody Knows (2:46)
  • 7. Groove to the Beat (2:48)
  • 8. Feel Good (Hold Them) (3:20)
  • 9. oh babe (3:21)
  • 10. Live Good (3:20)
  • 11. Thinking (3:28)
  • 12. You're On My Mind (3:07)
  • 13. Tomorrow (3:34)
  • 14. When I Fall In Love (3:15)
  • 15. You keep me hanging on (3:16)
  • 16. Moving Away (3:09)
  • 17. This is the Time (3:21)
  • 18. Sherry (2:36)
  • 19. Be Yourself (2:18)
  • 20. Just A Little Bit Of Your Love (2:25)