Definition of rocksteady in English:

rocksteady

Line breaks: rock|steady
Pronunciation: /rɒkˈstɛdi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • An early form of reggae music originating in Jamaica in the 1960s, characterized by a slow tempo.
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    • They have consistently laid down the traditional styling of ska music, taking influences from its early days along with rocksteady and reggae.
    • His simple, often hypnotic approach, to ska, rocksteady and reggae made him one of the most distinctive sounding musicians of the era.
    • By the time it found mass success, it was already slowing down to the swaying tempo of rocksteady and soon after that, reggae.

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