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Posts Tagged ‘ John Holt ’

LEGENDARY PRODUCER BUNNY LEE “SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT” IN NEW BOOK!

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April 29, 2015
LEGENDARY PRODUCER BUNNY LEE “SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT” IN NEW BOOK!

 By Howard Campbell—  Bunny Lee— LEGENDARY music producer, Bunny Lee, has little time for ‘so-called historians’ whom he accuses of distorting the facts about the early years of Jamaican pop music. Lee, 74, is determined to set the record straight through two projects, scheduled to be launched in Kingston in May. “Mi dey ’bout...
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LEGENDARY PRODUCER BUNNY LEE’S GORGON STUDIO GOES UP IN SMOKE!

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March 26, 2015
LEGENDARY PRODUCER BUNNY LEE’S GORGON STUDIO GOES UP IN SMOKE!

 By Simone Morgan—  Veteran producer Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee points to a section of his studio that was destroyed by fire earlier this month. LEGENDARY music producer Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee’s Gorgon Entertainment Studio was destroyed by fire on March 9. According to the producer, all his music equipment valued at almost $100 million was lost...
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WHEN THE KING BOB MARLEY “CROWNED” THE PRINCE DENNIS BROWN!

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February 6, 2015
WHEN THE KING BOB MARLEY “CROWNED” THE PRINCE DENNIS BROWN!

 By Howard Campbell—-  Bob Marley and Dennis Brown— ALAN ‘Skill’ Cole remembers walking with Bob Marley along the intersection of Beeston Street and Chancery Lane in downtown Kingston, circa 1972, when Marley drew his attention to a teenaged boy coming down the lane. “Him (Marley) sey to mi, ‘Alan, a da likkle boy dey...
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JAMAICA JAZZ & BLUES 2015 KICKS OFF TONIGHT WITH A TRIBUTE TO JOHN HOLT!

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January 29, 2015
JAMAICA JAZZ & BLUES 2015 KICKS OFF TONIGHT WITH A TRIBUTE TO JOHN HOLT!

  Judy Mowatt for opening night.— FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — Veteran deejay Josey Wales, singers George Nooks, Judy Mowatt and Oscar B are among the performers slated to perform at the kick-off of Jamaica Jazz and Blues 2015 tonight. Other acts on tonight’s line-up include singers Errol Dunkley, Cornell Campbell and vocal group The...
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THE JAMAICA JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL TO HONOR JOHN HOLT JANUARY 29!

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January 18, 2015
THE JAMAICA JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL TO HONOR JOHN HOLT JANUARY 29!

John Holt—– ORGANISERS of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival have tapped some of reggae music’s finest to present a tribute to late singer John Holt. The festival is scheduled for the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium from January 29-31. The tribute, however, will be on the opening night. The line-up includes singers Errol Dunkley, George...
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ED ROBINSON RELEASES JOHN HOLT TRIBUTE ALBUM!

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November 16, 2014
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International recording artist Ed Robinson celebrated the music of legendary crooner John Holt on his latest pop-reggae album, Tribute to John Holt. The album, produced by Kemar ‘Flava’ McGregor, premiered on Tuesday, November 11 on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. Conceived during a pop-reggae recording session between Robinson and McGregor, Tribute to John Holt represents a modern, mainstream...
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TIME HEALS ALL WOUNDS FOR HOWARD BARRETT OF THE PARAGONS!

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November 10, 2014
TIME HEALS ALL WOUNDS FOR HOWARD BARRETT OF THE PARAGONS!

 Howard Barrett—- In tribute to singer John Holt who died on October 20 in London, England, the Jamaica Observer presents ‘Holt a Day’, a daily feature leading up to his funeral, which is slated for November 15. WHILE he mourns the passing of John Holt, his friend and colleague in the Paragons, Howard Barrett...
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BUNNY WAILER REMEMBERS JOHN HOLT!

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November 6, 2014
BUNNY WAILER REMEMBERS JOHN HOLT!

BY CECELIA CAMPBELL-LIVINGSTON AND RICHARD JOHNSON—  Wailer remembers John Holt— In tribute to singer John Holt who died on October 20 in London, England, the Jamaica Observer presents ‘Holt a Day’, a daily feature leading up to his funeral, which is slated for November 15. BUNNY Wailer was a member of The Wailers when...
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THE GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL TO PAY HOMAGE TO JOHN HOLT NOVEMBER 9!

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November 3, 2014
THE GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL TO PAY HOMAGE TO JOHN HOLT NOVEMBER 9!

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will pay homage to one of reggae’s greatest rocksteady vocalists, the legendary John Holt, at their 13th annual event at Markham Park in Sunrise on November 9. To honor the late singer and his work, there will be a special video presentation, and each performer on the festival’s Main...
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JOHN HOLT CONQUERS THE UNITED KINGDOM!

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November 3, 2014
JOHN HOLT CONQUERS THE UNITED KINGDOM!

By Howard Campbell—  John Holt—- In tribute to singer John Holt who died on October 20 in London, England, the Jamaica Observer presents ‘Holt a Day’, a daily feature leading up to his funeral, which is slated for November 15. SINCE the 1960s when he was a member of rocksteady group The Paragons, John...
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