The Ethiopians - Engine 54

by The Ethiopians


The beloved harmony Jamaican group The Ethiopians released their debut album Engine 54 in 1968. Train imagery is the main focus on the album, with excellent falsettos and consistent music from the prime of the rock steady period. "Train to Skaville" is the hit classic which appeared on this specific album. It made an huge impact overseas and it brought the group their first tour in the UK.

The Ethiopians was one of Jamaica's most popular bands during the late ska, rocksteady and early reggae periods. The band was founded by Leonard Dillon, Stephen Taylor and Aston Morrison.

Engine 54 is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on solid orange coloured vinyl

1x 12" LP, 180gr, Limited Edition (1,000 copies), individually numbered, orange vinyl


A1. Engine 54

A2. My Love

A3. You Got The Dough

A4. Train To Skaville

A5. Give Me Your Love

B1. Train To Glory

B2. Long Time Now

B3. Woman's World

B4. Unchained Love

B5. Come On Now


Music On Vinyl, 2018 reissue

Originally released 1968

[Reggae] [Ska] [Rocksteady]