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Dr. Alimantado

The ‘Ital Physician’ Winston Thompson found the record-buying public’s attention along with his DJ work with Lee Perry in Jamaica through the early 70s, nonetheless it was only once he started producing records for himself that he found his niche. His ‘The Greatest Dressed Rooster In City’ (a edition to ‘Ain’t No Sunlight’), released on Capo Information, leaned heavily in the creation methods of Lee Perry, but was an unrivaled assault in the senses – afterwards to be referred to as two . 5 a few minutes of dub lyricism. His manic strategy and selection of best rhythms guaranteed his cult position in the united kingdom where his information in the Ital Noises and Vital Meals labels had been eagerly anticipated and purchased by way of a cult pursuing. He was almost killed whenever a downtown Kingston bus knocked him over in 1977, and his following comeback one for Route One, ‘Created FOR ANY Purpose’, as well as the DJ edition, ‘Existence All Over’, brought him towards the fore at exactly the same time the punk market found out reggae. He relocated to England shortly later on, to capitalize on his new-found popularity and has continued to be there, on / off, since. He still produces information on his ISDA label, non-e of which possess matched the grade of his early recordings. He’s right now resident in Holland.

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