Alton Ellis - Born A Winner mp3 album
Alton Nehemiah Ellis OD (1 September 1938 – 10 October 2008) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter. 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
Alton Ellis was born in down town Kingston into a musical family and raised in Trenchtown, Kingston. He was the older brother of reggae singer Hortense Ellis and at the end of his life father of 20 children including Noel Ellis. He grew up being a good dancer and winning some dance contests at Vere Johns' Opportunity Hour. His first musical steps happened in 1959 when he started with Eddie Parkins as Alton & Eddy.
The late, great Alton Ellis was one of the singers who modernised Jamaican music in the sixties youtube. May 11, 2014 ·. ♫ My Mother told me She said, son, please beware There's a thing called love And it's a everywhere. She said, It can break your heart Turn it into misery Since I met this little woman The same thing is happening to me I've got to tell her, listen
(born Alton Nehemiah Ellis on September 1, 1938) has died at the age of 70 in London, England. Officials at Hammersmith Hospital announced Sunday morning October 12th 2008 that Ellis, who had cancer of the lymph glands, died peacefully Saturday morning 4:45 AM after he had been hospitalized for several weeks. Alton ellis – 1938-2008.
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Born in downtown Kingston in 1940, he was raised in the heart of Trench Town, the west Kingston ghetto district that would later be home to Bob Marley and the Wailers and countless other Jamaican vocalists. At Boys' Town school, Ellis excelled at sports and music, and often broke into the school in the evening to teach himself to play the piano, sometimes spending entire nights at the instrument. Although based in the UK since then, he made notable recordings in Jamaica for Sonia Pottinger during the late 1970s and the album Many Moods of Alton Ellis, released by Earl Morgan of the Heptones in 1980. Sporadic recordings continued for UK-based concerns such as Fashion Records and Jamaican producers such as King Jammy, while the series of annual Rock Steady Revues he presented in London were always eagerly anticipated, as were his live appearances in general.
This album has an average beat per minute of 95 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 76/155 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist The Best of Alton Ellis. BPM Profile The Best of Alton Ellis. Album starts at 81BPM, ends at 85BPM (+4), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Alton Ellis. Arise Black Man 1968-1978.
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- Distributed By – Coxsone's Music City
- Music By – Roland Richards
- Producer – C. Dodd*
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