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The Uniques

The first version from the Uniques formed in 1966 when two members from the Techniques, Slim Smith and Franklyn White, joined with Roy Shirley to make a new group. The initial lineup recorded several ska edges for J.J. Johnson that yr before disbanding, and then reform again nearly immediately, this …

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Roy Cousins

Vocalist, songwriter, and maker Roy Cousins offers still left an indelible tag around the reggae picture. Given birth to in 1949 (by his personal reckoning, but 1945 relating to additional resources) in Cockburn Pencil, Jamaica, Cousins was just 13 when he created his 1st vocal group. The next year he …

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Walter Bishop, Sr.

Whenever a man names his son after himself and affixes a “junior” by the end, the act is frequently done to get a noble purpose, generally to greatly help discographers who are buried below mounds of details. Arbitrarily getting rid of the “junior” from, state, the name of bebop pianist …

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Errol Scorcher

b. Errol Archer, 1956, St. Catherine, Jamaica, Western Indies, d. 1982. Scorcher started his career like a DJ in the first 70s carrying out for several audio systems, where he cultivated his exclusive design. Although his debut, ‘Leggo Mi Hands’, was a crowd-pleaser in the dancehall, it didn’t achieve chart …

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Konshens

Jamaican dancehall reggae singer Konshens became a global superstar almost soon after bursting onto the music scene in 2005. Blessed Garfield Spence in Kingston in 1985, he promises Beres Hammond as his principal musical impact, and his vocal design is solid and confident however simple and melodic. His music range …

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Michael Dan

b. Michael Dorane, 1948, Newmarket, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Dorane grew up in California until his 8th birthday when his family members transferred to London. He learned several instruments with 15 he produced Soul Funk, executing within an R&B design. Carving a distinct segment in European countries, the …

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Jamaica Papa Curvin

b. 1943, Harewood, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Curvin primarily nurtured his percussion abilities through his regional drum corps. By his eighteenth birthday he was broadly considered as perhaps one of the most talented drummers in Jamaica. His abilities were recognized when his brigade was triumphant in the annual Band-Poll Of …

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Vincent Chin

b. 3 Oct 1937, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies, d. 2 Feb 2003, Foot. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Chin’s preliminary participation in the music sector was offering discarded jukebox information that he previously gathered in the middle-50s. He was used to keep up and replenish his company’s machines which were located …

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Nico Junior

b. 1975, Jones City, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Nico transferred to the united kingdom with his family members in 1989 and became mixed up in local dancehall picture. His initial knowledge on the mike was over the south London-based Papa Appreciate audio system. He performed on a number of sounds …

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Grace Nelson

b. 10 July 1958, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, Western Indies, d. May 1998. Nelson started her musical profession during her teenage years, carrying out around Kingston. In the middle-80s her vocal styling impressed the maker Clarence Royce who released ‘Where Do The Love Proceed’, ‘Jah Giveth’ and her debut, Kingston Town. …

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