Lascelles Perkins "Sings Studio One and More" LP
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Lascelles Perkins was one of the first stars of the Jamaican music scene. Studio One’s leading balladeer and one of the most underrated singers from that time. Lascelles Perkins sang sentimental ballads and he scored massive local hits for Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One label. Songs like “Lonely Moments” and “Together Forever” other big hits followed “The Mighty Organ” song as a duet with Hortense Ellis, Alton Ellis’ sister, “Destiny” and a whole catalogue of standards or foreign songs as they were called. Lascelles could sing any song, make it seem effortless and at the same time address it in his own unique style.