Asymetrics Mixtape #19: Jacky Michoo

Jacky Michoo presents... This Music Got Soul ! An exclusive & rare tribute to the Soulful origins of Jamaican classics.

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Die-hard Reggae vinyl collector Jacky Michoo delivers a unique mixtape of Yardie classics showcased with their soulful roots !


  1. Bob Marley interview by Robert Schlokoff
  2. Hopeton Lewis - This Music Got Soul
  3. Prince Buster - Nothing Takes The Place Of You
  4. Toussaint McCall - Nothing Takes The Place Of You
  5. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - My Eyes Adored You
  6. Betty Padgett - My Eyes Adored You
  7. Glen Brown - Tell It Like Is
  8. Aaron Nevill - Tell It Like Is
  9. Al Green - Love and Happiness
  10. Dennis Brown - Westbound Train
  11. Observers - Scavengers
  12. Ansel Collins - In Bound Train
  13. Tommy McCook & Observers - 1000 tons of Version
  14. Derrick Harriott - Some Guys Have All The Luck
  15. The Persuaders - Some Guys Have All The Luck
  16. Jackson Five - The Young Folks
  17. Keeling Beckford - So Alive
  18. Nora Dean - Peace Begins
  19. Bobby Powell - Peace Begins Within
  20. Hot Chocolate - Brother Louie
  21. Matumbi - Brother Louie
  22. Unknown DJ - Brother Louie Version
  23. Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - Chossey Beggar
  24. Rita Marley & The Soulettes - A Deh Pon Dem
  25. Wilson Pickett - Midnight Hour
  26. Ras Michael Mid - Night Hour
  27. The Marvels - Rocksteady
  28. Aretha Franklin - Rocksteady
  29. Bob Marley - Keep On Moving
  30. The Impressions - I Gotta Keep On Moving
  31. Tammy Terrell - If This Were Mine
  32. Dennis Brown - This World Was Mine
  33. Tamlins - Baltimore
  34. Lila Iké & Skillibeng - Thy Will remix
  35. Nina Simone - Baltimore

Jacky Michoo

Jacky Michoo is a record collector from the french west coast city of La Rochelle. First influenced by Hip Hop in the 90’s, he started by collecting US & French Rap. Then, he became a Reggae activist, playing vinyl from jamaican R’n'B to modern Nu-Roots and borrowed his stage name from Jackie Mittoo, the funkiest of Jamaican keyboardists.

Quickly learning how to produce music for a local Hip Hop collective, he started digging samples from New York Rap classics and discovered that many Reggae tracks also had an origin in Soul music. This mixtape showcases how the jamaican musicians and producers were heavily inspired by US music and made it their own...

Find our more about Jacky Michoo on Instagram / Mixcloud / Soundcloud