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The Gaylads

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The Gaylads are a Jamaican vocal group. ... They were one of the top rocksteady vocal groups active in Jamaica between 1963 and 1973.

The Gaylads (2)

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Early 60's RnB / Rockabilly band from Bakersfield, CA.

The Afrotones

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Jamaican vocal trio formed by Ricky Grant (later in The Gaylads), Delroy Williams and George Allison.

Bibby & The Astronauts


Bibby & The Astronauts was fronted by Harris B.B. ... The burly Seaton, born in Kingston in 1944, first recorded as a solo singer in 1963 before forming vocal ... trio The Gaylads with Winson Delano Stewart and Maurice Roberts. ... The group cut classic rocksteady for Studio One and Gayfeet, and reggae for Beverly's, before Bibby went ... solo in the early seventies.


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years of career, a staggering number of XXL collaborations (Lee “Scratch” Perry, Cedric Myton, BB “Gaylads ... Roots Reggae in the skin with a memorable trip to Jamaica in 2016

African Brothers (2)

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The three met when Howard went to play ball and came upon Minott singing along to the guitar accompaniment ... Influenced by harmony trios such as the Abyssinians, the Heptones, and the Gaylads, the three friends ... When the group began, Tony Tuff was the most accomplished musician and writer of the three, so he was ... often the one to come up with the basic foundations of their songs. ... By the end of the decade, each of the three had decided to pursue solo work, and the African Brothers

Dennis "Scorcher" Williams

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In the ‘early days in Jamaica – the late 60’s- names like JJ, Clancy Eccles, Coxsone, Duke Reid, Bunny ... known by the public. ... The name stuck ever since. ... his own, producing notable hit of that period, from artists like the Gaylads, Larry Marshall, Bop and ... These were the favorites of the sound systems; the one in a million hits that never made it to radio.