The Ethiopians – “Engine 54” (1967)

August 9, 2008 at 12:25 pm (Jamaican Music, Rocksteady)

One of Jamaica’s most influential vocal groups during the 1960s and early 70s. They were a mouthpiece for singer and songwriter Leonard Dillon, whose heavily Rastafarian lyrics paved the way for the more socially conscious lyrics of reggae in the years to come.
They scored many hits, of which this is one of their classic rocksteady hits.  

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