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Bunny Lion

A mythical shape with only 1 album released less than his name, Bunny Lion was very long regarded as Linval Thompson less than an assumed name, however in the 2010s, it had been revealed that the person was in fact Killamanjaro AUDIO SYSTEM vocalist Puddy Origins (aka Puddy Lion). Created in 1957, Puddy sang for Jamaican audio systems like Arrows and hung out frequently in the record store Randy’s, possessed by potential VP Records chief executive Vincent “Randy” Chin. Puddy was performing inside a DJ design, and beneath the name Puddy Lion, when vocalist/maker Thompson employed the DJ to sing over paths from Linval’s albums I REALLY LIKE Marijuana and Like Is the Query. The results had been the 1979 recording Red, that was just released in the U.K. from the Starlight label. Relating to Thompson, the name Bunny Lion originated from Starlight’s feasible misreading of labels on the get better at tapes, nonetheless it mattered small, as Puddy got already moved from the DJ design and was centered on traditional performing beneath the name Puddy Origins. Reggae fans frequently believed that Bunny Lion was in fact Thompson performing in the DJ design, however when the uncommon recording was reissued in 2014 from the Fantasy Memory space label, interviews with both Linval and Puddy verified the secret singer’s true identification.

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