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Carroll Thompson

b. 1960, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, Britain. Thompson’s tone of voice was nurtured while performing in college and cathedral choirs, but she researched for a profession in the pharmaceuticals sector. In the middle-70s she supplied backing vocals in several UK-based documenting studios, carrying out a effective audition to become listed on the disco music group Glucose Cane (the group was an additional attempt at disco domination by Frank Farian, but was afterwards deserted). She sang on periods for UK-based reggae performers, aswell as Creativity and soca superstar Norma Light. Thompson eventually embarked on the solo profession and by 1981 she experienced topped the reggae graph double, with ‘I’m Sorry’ and ‘Just In Like’, for the Itals. In 1982 she scooped two accolades in the GLR Reggae Honours. She was voted greatest feminine performer and ‘Hopelessly In Like’ was considered the best track. She maintained a higher profile using the launch of ‘Smiling In The Morning hours’ for Excaliber, ‘Your Like’ and ‘Hopelessly Without You’ for S&G, with whom she also worked well in a creation part. Her prominence resulted in the discharge of an individual by her tranquility vocalist, Saffrice, ‘Thinking Of Your Like’, through S&G. Because they were unable to supply Thompson with the required advertising, the S&G group initiated an contract with the Crimson Bus label to help expand her profession. The produces of ‘Simply JUST A LITTLE Bit’ and ‘A Content Song’ were fulfilled with animosity from your media as well as the ballads faltered, producing a short-term contract. Her prolific profession continued, nevertheless, and in 1983 she guaranteed further honours, including a citation through the Tone of voice, and was voted best feminine vocalist for the next period by GLR listeners. She also documented duets with Glucose Minott (‘Make It With You’) and Trevor Walters (‘Like Won’t WHY DON’T WE Wait around’). Her single hits consist of ‘Honest I Perform’, ‘Provide Me A Possibility’ and ‘You Make It Heaven’. By 1984 her documented output got dwindled, even though the discharge of ‘Baby End up being True’ secured a satisfactory chart putting. Thompson taken care of her visible with commendable shows at both GLR Reggae Honours and fifth Dark Echoes Honours ceremonies. In 1985 she caused the funk group Total Comparison, resulting in the discharge of ‘Apple Of My Eyesight’. In 1990 she was asked to supply the business lead vocals on the joint creation with Aswad and Courtney Pine, for the discharge of a edition of Diana Ross’ ‘I’m Still Waiting around’, which sat at the low end of the united kingdom graph. She also joined the UK graph in the same 12 months as a presented vocalist for Motion 98 with ‘Pleasure And Heartbreak’ and ‘Sunrise’. In 1994 Thompson became a member of Alton Ellis, Prince Lincoln, Justin Hinds, Dennis Alcapone and Owen Grey inside a memorial concert for Gene Rondo.

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