• 1. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now (Vocal)
      • 2. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now (Version)
      • 3. Good Times
      • 4. One More Time (Instrumental)
      • 5. I’m Caught Up
      • 6. Argument
      • 7. It’s My House (Special Disco Version)
      • 8. It’s My House (Version)
      • 9. Bringing Out The Sunshine
      • 10. Risco Music
      • 11. Reggae Music
      • 12. Sitting In The Park
      • 13. Park Version
      • 14. Stopping (Version)

      Drummer “Drummie” Joe Isaacs had already created history as the house drummer at Studio 1 in Jamaica on countless prereggae classics before moving to Canada in 1968 and is credited with slowing down the fast pace of ska during the rocksteady era.

      With Risco Connection, Isaacs released a series of choice reggae / disco covers, from ‘Ain’t No Stopping Us Now’ and ‘Good Times’ to ‘I’m Caught Up (In A One Night Love Affair)’ and ‘It’s My House’ as limited 12” singles on his own Black Rose imprint. “Arriving in Canada, we were one of the first set of musicians out of Jamaica coming here,” explains Isaacs. “With Risco Connection, we wanted to try something new, songs that would have a crossover between disco and the rocksteady feeling and the right lyrics. We had trouble getting them well distributed widely at the time but people still picked up on the sound.”

      First ever official compilation of 'Risco Connection’s' sought-after singles.

      Includes new interview with Joe Isaacs and liner notes by Angus Taylor.

      Includes the vocal and dub versions of ‘Ain’t No Stopping Us Now’, a favourite of David Mancuso at his New York Loft parties.

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