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B.B. Seaton

b. Harris Seaton, 3 Sept 1944, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Seaton, occasionally referred to as ‘Bibby’, was prompted to enter the music business by Boris Gardiner, who asked him to sing in an organization referred to as the Tempo Aces. When his vocal abilities attracted the eye of Coxsone …

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Justin Yap

b. Philip Stanford Yap, 23 Might 1944, Kingston, Jamaica Western Indies, d. 23 July 1999, NY, USA. While suppliers such as for example Coxsone Dodd and Duke Reid are recognized for his or her contribution towards the advancement of the Jamaican documenting industry, Yap’s participation was not correctly recognised before …

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Roy Shirley

Vocalist Roy Shirley laid the foundations for rocksteady along with his Joe Gibbs-produced 1967 strike “Keep Them.” An eccentric, powerful performer famed for his theatrical stage garb and quavering vibrato, his scant documented result and limited worldwide popularity belie his significant impact on the progression of reggae. Blessed July 18, …

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Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander way back when combined collectively the impact of Oscar Peterson using the spirit of Gene Harris and Nat “Ruler” Cole to create his own appealing and personable design. Long a little underrated (because of the darkness of Peterson), Alexander offers recorded greater than a rating of superb albums. …

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