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Rocksteady is a music genre that was most popular in Jamaica, starting around 1966, and its reggae successor was established around 1968. The term rocksteady comes from a dance style that was mentioned in the Alton Ellis song "Rock Steady". A successor to Jamaican ska, and a precursor to reggae, rocksteady was performed by Jamaican vocal harmony groups such as The Gaylads, The Kingstonians, The Maytals and The Paragons. Dances performed to rocksteady were less energetic than the earlier ska dance moves. Rocksteady differs from ska musically as the tempo is slower and more relaxed. The bass is heavier and more prominent in the mix and in addition, the bass lines abandon the earlier "walking" ... Read More


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FAST JAMROCK - (by Homemadesoul)  Year: 2015
Homemadesoul This is an upbeat, highly rhythmic reggae bed. It features pumping drums and a quaint organ stab. The bass line is steady and pulsating the bottom of the track. While it can be used for any purpose, the track is best used for show intros, news, or documentaries. Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Reggae, Rocksteady  
747630 1:39 Medium 120   
15sec - World Fusion, Reggae Fusion  
747621 0:17 Medium 120   
30sec - World Fusion, Reggae Fusion  
747622 0:32 Medium 120   
60sec - World Fusion, Reggae Fusion  
747623 1:03 Medium 120   


COOL AS A COCONUT - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2014
Steve Urwin Cool and lazy reggae jam -Brilliant for the beach and kitchen segments. Family getting it together over a cold drink in the sunshine. Has an immediate holiday vibe that stays throughout the track. Would be perfect for TV advert, fashionistas and party nights as the sun goes down. Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Reggae, Rocksteady  
639857 2:28 Medium 100   
15sec - Reggae, Contemporary Reggae  
638795 0:15 Medium 100   
30sec - Reggae, Contemporary Reggae  
638796 0:30 Medium 100   
60sec - Reggae, Contemporary Reggae  
638797 1:01 Medium 100   


BABY ROCK STEADY - (by Stefan Bode)  Year: 2013
Stefan Bode Feelgood, medium to slow Reggae track. Happy and relaxed, with traditional reggae band instrumentation of drums, bass, hammond organ and electric guitar, Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
628650 2:43 Medium 89   


BABY ROCK STEADY - (by Stefan Bode)  Year: 2013
Stefan Bode Feelgood, medium to slow Reggae track. Happy and relaxed, with traditional reggae band instrumentation of drums, bass, hammond organ and electric guitar, Instrumental, Reggae, Reggae
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
627439 2:43 Medium 89   


ROCK STEADY ROCKIN - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2009
Jeremy Sherman Mid-tempo reggae, with a brass top line and a suitablly Tropical feel on the guitar licks. Also available as an Underscore version, without the lead instruments. Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
14 Mixes Available
431668 2:52 Med Slow 99   


REGGAE RAS - (by Charlie Mac)  Year: 2007
Charlie Mac This track has a dynamic ethnic presence, it's very original. The track would be deadly in a Jamaican gangster scene, perfect for a reggae night club scene, or outstanding in a dancehall battle scene. Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
20 Mixes Available
338210 3:12 Med Slow 81   


SCHOOL BOY - (by Arkadii Kaplan)  Year: 2014
Arkadii Kaplan Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Reggae, Rocksteady
686900 2:10 Med Slow 92   


ROCKSTEADY - (by Mandrike)  Year: 2012
Mandrike Reggae - This track has a laid back feel of celebrating a new sunny day. It has a galloping guitar, pocket bass, drums, echo piano and trumpets. The track would be great for movies and television shows or commercials, that are celebrating anything joyous or wonderful. Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Reggae, Rocksteady
527651 3:00 Fast 150   
Stinger - Reggae, Rocksteady
527652 0:07 Fast 150   


STAYPRESSED 70 - (by Auralsauce)  Year: 2012
Auralsauce Rocksteady reggae instrumental track, influenced by the popular tracks of the early 1970's Double Barrel and the liquidator with a hint of dubbiness in the vein of lee scratch perry. A one drop rocksteady beat anchored by a heavy Bassline with skanking piano and hammond organ, images of 70's britain, Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Reggae, Rocksteady  
526039 3:55 Slow 79   


CALAMITOUS COP - (by Eaves & Cribb)  Year: 2008
Eaves & Cribb Comical Detective Theme, With a Gtr Driven Melody. This Track Has a Pop Reggae Groove That Bounces along. A slight hint of 'Hank Marvin And The Shadows'In This Cheeky Little bungling burglars Tune. Stylistic Feel from Ocean's Eleven. Pranks, japes and capers in that comical hoist scene. Instrumental, Reggae, Rocksteady
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Reggae, Rocksteady  
457379 0:31 Medium 120   

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