Folkes Brothers

Real Name:
John Folkes, Mico Folkes, Junior Folkes
Profile:
The Folkes Brothers were a Jamaican mento group. In 1960 Prince Buster produced and recorded their first tune "Oh Carolina" which is regarded as a landmark in the history of ska and reggae music.

"Oh Carolina" has been covered by Shaggy in 1993 making him a international reggae star.
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Singles & EPs

none Folkes Brothers - Oh Carolina / I Met A Man album art The Folks Brothers* Oh Carolina / I Met A Man (Single) Buster Wild Bells none Jamaica 1960 Sell This Version
none Folkes Brothers - Beautiful Island / Brenda album art Folkes Brothers Beautiful Island / Brenda(7", Single) Sek Lof none Jamaica 1962 Sell This Version
none Folkes Brothers - Walk With Love / Oh Carolina album art Folkes Brothers, The Blues Busters Folkes Brothers, The Blues Busters - Walk With Love / Oh Carolina(7", RE) Prince Buster none Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version
none Folkes Brothers - Oh Carolina / Sweet Sixteen album art Folkes Brothers, Count Ossie, Prince Buster Folkes Brothers, Count Ossie, Prince Buster - Oh Carolina / Sweet Sixteen(7", W/Lbl) Prince Buster none Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version
DD PB 1 Folkes Brothers - Big Five / Carolina / Shaking Up Orange Street album art Prince Buster / The Folk Brothers* Prince Buster / The Folk Brothers* - Big Five / Carolina / Shaking Up Orange Street Blue Beat DD PB 1 UK 1978 Sell This Version
MEM001 Folkes Brothers - One Love / Oh Carolina album art Bob Marley & The Wailers / The Folkes Brothers* Bob Marley & The Wailers / The Folkes Brothers* - One Love / Oh Carolina Memphis Collectors Edition MEM001 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
none Folkes Brothers - Chubby / Oh Carolina album art Prince Buster & The All Stars* / The Folks Brothers* Prince Buster & The All Stars* / The Folks Brothers* - Chubby / Oh Carolina (Single) Prince Buster none Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
BB 30 Folkes Brothers - Madness / Carolina album art Prince Buster And The All Stars* / Folk Brothers* Prince Buster And The All Stars* / Folk Brothers* - Madness / Carolina(7", Single) Fab BB 30 UK Unknown Sell This Version
BB 30 Folkes Brothers - Humpty Dumpty / Carolina album art Eric Humpty Dumpty Morris*, Buster All Stars* / Folk Brothers* Eric Humpty Dumpty Morris*, Buster All Stars* / Folk Brothers* - Humpty Dumpty / Carolina(7", Single, RE) Fab BB 30 UK Unknown Sell This Version
none Folkes Brothers - Oh Carolina / Sercy Tea album art The Folks Brothers* / Prince Buster The Folks Brothers* / Prince Buster - Oh Carolina / Sercy Tea(7") Prince Buster none Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
PB103 Folkes Brothers - Oh Carolina / Cassavubu album art Prince Buster & The Folks Brothers* Prince Buster & The Folks Brothers* - Oh Carolina / Cassavubu(7", Single) Prince Buster First Voice Of The People PB103 UK Unknown Sell This Version