Ranking Dread real name Robert BlackwoodRanking Dread was a little known DJ and very little information is available about him. It seems he came from a poor background in the ghetto. Got a few lucky breaks from Tappa Zukie. Tappa introduced Dread to Bunny Lee and trax were selected for Dread to use for releases in England.It goes something like this:Ranking Dread (RD) &... More..
Jah Thomas and Silver Camel worked together on the trax at Pathway Studios in London. The vocal trax were laid over dubs that Jah Thomas had laid down at Channel One Studio in Jamaica and mixed at King Tubbys Studio by Scientist.The net result was that a more 'live' dancehall feel was achieved.The album 'Dancehall Stylee' hit the Number One spot on Black Echoes charts.Jah... More..
Produced and arranged by C.GregoryTracks laid and mixed by King Tubby, Scientist, and The Professor at King Tubbys studio and Channel One studio.Tracks selected, compiled, and edited by Silver CamelOverdubs and effects by Silver CamelSleeve artwork by Rod Vass and Graham McHarg. Copyright by Silver Kamel AudioThese are the original tracks but have been remastered... More..
Barry Brown had a very distinct voice and often recorded deep roots and social observations that were always very poular. BB had his finger on the pulse of the Jamaican community and was always a featured artist on the decks of the sound systems.Jah Thomas produced this track to promote peace among the political factions that were indeed dividing the island. More..
JAH THOMASREAL NAME: NKRUMAH MANLEY THOMASBORN: AUGUST 27. 1955. KINGSTON, JAMAICA.JAH THOMAS, the name is now synonymous with reggae music, good reggae music. In Jamaica Thomas has worked along side the great names; COXSONE, GIBBS, AND 'GG'In the mid 70's it was 'GG' who first recorded Thomas. Influenced by Errol Holt, they put Thomas in the studio and recorded 'Midnight... More..