The In-Crowd

The In-Crowd The In-Crowd were a reggae band whose roots go back to the late 1960s and early 1970s and whose sound has been described as a mixture of soul, jazz, R’n’B and reggae. They had several big hits in England and Jamaica in the mid to late 1970s...

Bob Andy

Bob Andy (b.Keith Anderson, 1944, Jamaica) started out as a member of a vocal duo with the singer Tyrone Evans (Keith and Ty) and then they went on to form a trio which eventually became kown as The Paragons. Before forming that vocal trio, they had more or less three...

Bunny Wailer

Neville O’Riley Livingston was born on 10 April 1947 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was the son of Thaddeus Livingston, a carpenter and craftsman who lived in Trench Town and also had a rum bar, next door to Bob Marley’s family. Bunny soon became Bob’s...

U-Roy

U-Roy (1942-2021) Ewart Beckford was born in 1942 in Jamaica and grew up in the Jones Town area of Kingston. He became interested in music at a fairly young age and, as a teenager, he would often sneak out of his grandmother’s house to go to sound-system...

Yellowman

Yellowman Yellowman (born Wisnton Foster) is a Jamaican deejay who came to prominence in the early 1980s and helped to smoothe the transition between the roots era and the new dancehall style. The stage name “Yellowman” is a reference to his albinism which...