Roy Shirley

Roy Shirley

Real Name:
Ainsworth Roy Rushton Shirley
Profile:
18 July 1944 – 17th July 2008. Jamaican singer whose career spanned the ska, rocksteady and reggae eras, and whose "Hold Them" is regarded by some as the first ever rocksteady song. He was also one of the original members of The Uniques
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Roy Shirley Discography

Albums

F001 Roy Shirley & The Undivided Band* Roy Shirley & The Undivided Band* - Hold Them(LP, Album) Florence (2) F001 UK 1974 Sell This Version
TRELP 003 Roy Shirley The Winner(LP, Album) TrenchTown TRELP 003 UK 1976 Sell This Version
WB 21 Roy Shirley The Return Of The High Priest(LP, Album) Weed Beat WB 21 Jamaica 1982 Sell This Version
High Priest Roy Shirley* Black Lion Negus Rastafari Lion Inc. UK 1995 Sell This Version
RN 7070 Roy Shirley The High Priest (CD, Album) Rhino Records RN 7070 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley Good News Hit, GG's Records UK Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Roy Shirley, Sonny Burke (3) Roy Shirley, Sonny Burke (3) - Shirley / It Means So Much(7", W/Lbl) Not On Label none Jamaica 1965 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley Calling / Paradise SEP UK 1966 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley With Caltone Studio Orchestra Roy Shirley With Caltone Studio Orchestra - Get On The Ball / Do Me Good (Single) Caltone Jamaica 1967 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley With Lynn Taitt & Lynn Taitt's Band* Roy Shirley With Lynn Taitt & Lynn Taitt's Band* - Hold Them / Be Good Doctor Bird UK 1967 Sell This Version
Tone 101 Roy Shirley And The Caltone Studio Orchestra / Johnny Moore With Tommy McCook & The Supersonics Roy Shirley And The Caltone Studio Orchestra / Johnny Moore With Tommy McCook & The Supersonics - Get On The Ball / Sound And Soul(7") Caltone Tone 101 UK 1967 Sell This Version
WI-3070 Roy Shirley People Rock Steady / Trying To Find A Home(7", Single) Island Records WI-3070 UK 1967 Sell This Version
WI-3071 Roy Shirley Musical War(7") Island Records WI-3071 UK 1967 Sell This Version
DB-1093 Roy Shirley / Lee Perry And The Dynamites Roy Shirley / Lee Perry And The Dynamites - Music Field / Trial And Crosses(7", Single) Doctor Bird DB-1093 UK 1967 Sell This Version
45/BB 375 Buster's All Stars* / Shirley* & The Rude Boys (2) Buster's All Stars* / Shirley* & The Rude Boys (2) - Rock Steady / Gently Set Free(7") Blue Beat 45/BB 375 UK 1967 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley, Bobby Aitken & The Caribeat* Roy Shirley, Bobby Aitken & The Caribeat* - Million Dollar Baby / Rolling Rolling Lee (2) Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version
Val Bennett / Roy Shirley Val Bennett / Roy Shirley - Spanish Harlem / If I Did Know (Single) Trojan Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley The World Needs Love Amalgamated Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
Stranger And Glady* / Roy Shirley Stranger And Glady* / Roy Shirley - Seeing Is Knowning / Music Is The Key (Single) Amalgamated Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley Never Let Them Go / My Loving Queen (Single) King's Record (JA) Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley With Busters All-Stars* Roy Shirley With Busters All-Stars* - Golden Festival / Think About The Future (Single) Fab UK 1968 Sell This Version
Untouchables (2) / Roy Shirley Untouchables (2) / Roy Shirley - Tighten Up / Good Ambition (Single) Trojan Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
Roy Shirley Dancing Reggae / Musical Priest (Single) JJ Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
none Roy Shirley / The Uniques Roy Shirley / The Uniques - Musical Train / Facts Of Life(7", Single, W/Lbl) Public (4) none Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version
GN 32 Roy Shirley Dance Arena / Musical Train(7") Giant (2) GN 32 UK 1968 Sell This Version