Harry Johnson AKA Harry J of Liquidator and so many other boss recordings has died the Observer reports.
The many produced so many classic tunes in the late 60′s and early 70′s. Another massive loss.
Alva “Reggie” Lewis, guitarist for The Hippy Boys, The Upsetters and many many wicked cuts, passed away on February 4th of natural causes. Original organist Glen Adams died in 2010.
Here are a couple favorite tunes.
This recording has made the rounds more than a few times but if you’ve never heard it well you are in for a treat!
The recording comes from a cassette of a radio show broadcast by Radio Jamaica’s Rediffusion in 1969 as a tribute to the Don after recently passing away.
It’s hosted by Dermott [...]
The Observer reported earlier today that Lloyd Tyrell aka Charmers has died after suffering a massive heart attack in London. It was confirmed by his close friend Winston Blake.
He of course found his first success singing with Slim Smith in The Uniques then moving onto to record and produce more massive [...]
On Saturday the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) honored a number of foundation artists and institutions including The Skatalites, Thomas Wong of Tom The Great Sebastian Sound System and Jack Ruby and the Jack Ruby Hi Fi, and the top two producers Clement ‘Sir Coxson’ Dodd and Duke Reid plus engineer Errol [...]
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