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Byron Lee

Biography

Jamaican musician and record producer known to be the first choice of Byron Lee as well as the Dragonaires. He’s said to possess introduced the electrical bass acoustic guitar to Jamaica around 1960. He created the Dragonaires around 1950 along with his friend Carl Brady. He created lots of the ska singles from the Maytals. He was created and elevated in Manchester, Jamaica. Jimmy Cliff is usually another popular Jamaican musician and ska maker.

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Date Of Birth June 27, 1935
Place Of Birth Jamaica
Profession Music Producer
Nationality Jamaican
Star Sign Cancer

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death in ParadiseTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Showboaters2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Clubbed2008performer: "Jamaica Ska"
My Father the Hero1994performer: "DANCE HALL SOCA"
Off and Running1991performer: "TINEY WINEY"
Back to the Beach1987"Jamaica Ska"
The Mosquito Coast1986performer: "Gimme Soca"
Shindig!1964TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dr. No1962performer: "Under the Mango Tree" uncredited, "Kingston Calypso"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dr. No1962Singer at Puss Feller's (uncredited)

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jamaican Gold1979

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Bond Sound: The Music of 0072000Video documentary shortHimself
Ready, Steady, Go!1965TV SeriesHimself

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