Derrick Morgan

Real Name:Derrick Seymour Morgan

Jamaican ska, rocksteady & reggae singer, deejay, writter, composer and producer born 27 March 1940 in Stratton, Clarendon, Jamaica. He moved to Allman Town in Kingston with his mother when he was 3 years old because of his health problems, as he suffered from a retinal deficiency that progressively led to total blindness. After winning the "Vere Johns Oportunity Hour" singing competition, he joined the Bim - Bam & Clover troupe and made his first recording in 1960. He started with Prince Buster then in 1968 he joined his brother-in-law Bunny Lee. He set up his own labels Hop Records, Wizard (19) and "Morgan".
At the end of the 1970's he moved to Canada for 3 years and then to the USA to finally settle in England. He is now back in Jamaica where he can follow the career of his daughter Ventrice Morgan aka Queen Ifrica. He is married to Nellie Lee Morgan, the sister of Bunny Lee.

Sites:Wikipedia , Lastfm
Aliases:Seymour Morgan, The Commentator
In Groups:Derrick & Denzil, Derrick & Hortense, Derrick & Lloyd, Derrick & Naomi, Derrick & Paulette, Derrick & Pauline, Derrick & Yvonne, Derrick And Jennifer, Derrick And Patsy, Derrick Morgan And His Friends, Martin & Derrick, The Clan (5)
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