Merritone Rock Steady 3: Bang Bang Rock Steady 1966-68Various

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  • 1. Tommow's Children – Bang Bang Rock Steady
  • 2. The Renegades – Mr. Hops
  • 3. Hopeton Lewis – Everybody Rocking
  • 4. Lynn Taitt And The Jets – Why Am I Treated Do Bad
  • 5. Hopeton Lewis – Cool Coolie
  • 6. Henry Buckley – With A Girl Like You
  • 7. The Paragons – You Were Meant To Be
  • 8. Joe Higgs – You Hurt My Soul
  • 9. Henry Buckley – Thank You Girl
  • 10. The Ethiopians – We Gonna Be Free
  • 11. Eddie Perkins – I'm Coming Home
  • 12. Lynn Taitt And The Jets – Rocking Mood
  • 13. The Tartans – Rockin' Chair
  • 14. Henry Buckley – Take Me Back
  • 15. Merritone Singers – Rude Boy A Wail (Take 1)
  • 16. The Tartans – It's Not Right
  • 17. Lester Sterling with Lynn Taitt And The Jets – Check Point Charlie
  • 18. Henry Buckley – You Never Could Be true
  • 19. Henry Buckley – I'd Like To Know
  • 20. Roland Alphonso – How Soon (Take 2)
  • 21. The Paragons – You Were Mean't To Be (Acapella Mix)
  • 22. Eddie Perkins – I'm Coming Home (Acapella Mix)

Superior rock steady from the vaults of Federal Records The third edition in this universally acclaimed series including giant of the genre, Hopeton Lewis, and a scintillating selection of hit records and previously unreleased material from Lynn Taitt, The Tartans, The Paragons, Henry Buckley and many more.

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