Alton Ellis

About Alton Ellis

Alton Nehemiah Ellis, better known as Alton Ellis, was born on September 1, 1938, in the Trenchtown area of Kingston, Jamaica. He was a prominent singer, songwriter, producer and concert promoter, referred to by many as the "Godfather of Rocksteady," a romantic, R&B-styled Jamaican music genre. Ellis died of multiple myeloma, a form of bone cancer, on October 11, 2008, at the age of 70.

Audio


Alton Ellis   Sings Rock and Soul   B4   Baby Now That I Found You
 
Alton Ellis   Sings Rock and Soul   B3   Mad Mad Mad
 
Alton Ellis   Sings Rock and Soul   B6   Oppression
 
Alton Ellis   Sings Rock and Soul   B7   Mother & Father
 
Alton Ellis   Sings Rock and Soul   A2   Let Him Try
 
Alton Ellis   Sings Rock and Soul   A3   Aint't That Loving You
 
 
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