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Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (24 May 1938 – 8 September 2016), ...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (24 May 1938 – 8 September 2016), known professionally as Prince Buster, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer. The records he released in the 1960s influenced and shaped the course of Jamaican contemporary music and created a legacy of work that would be drawn upon later by reggae and ska artists.
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Tracing Ska Music's Great Migration

Atlas Obscura - 18 Sep 2018
“There's a street in Jamaica, you all should know,” says Prince Buster in a YouTube video, introducing his 1967 ode to the birthplace of ska music, “Shaking Up Orange Street.” “The Prince,” born Cecil Bustamente Campbell on the song's namesake street ...
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The English Beat Support First Album in 36 Years [Photos]

The Sacramento Press - 27 Aug 2018
In true Beat fashion, the band opened with their cover of Prince Buster's “Rough Rider”, the song they've opened with every time I've seen them. It's definitely their signature opening. Over the next hour and forty five minutes they would play Beat ...
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A smash of glass and a rumble of boots

Trinidad News - 26 Aug 2018
When the dust settled in Port of Spain, it was Prince Buster's song about a metaphorical Earthquake in Orange Street that came to my mind. But the aftermath of the tremor was no time for music or metaphor. Our legs trembled. Electricity was down. An ...
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Prince Buster obituary

The Guardian - 08 Sep 2016
It was boxing ability as much as musical talent that helped Prince Buster become a key figure in the birth of Jamaican ska music. During the mid-1950s Buster, who has died aged 78, sang in a number of small-time bands in the island's capital, Kingston.
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The New Archetypes of Oscar Season

Vulture - 19 Sep 2018
Poor Sunny Pawar and Brooklynn Prince couldn't follow in their footsteps, both going home without a nom, but I'm guessing the whole thing was still better than school. This year's candidates: It's an interesting year on the ...
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The Peak District Discovery Route: A stunning 140-mile ride

Adventure Bike Rider - 20 Sep 2018
Throughout 2018, we teamed up with TomTom to bring you a series of routes around Britain's national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty that have been specifically designed to take in the places' best roads and most interesting attractions ...
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Prince Buster, Trailblazer of Ska, Dies at 78

New York Times - 11 Sep 2016
Under his own name and as the producer for many singers, Prince Buster released hundreds of songs in Jamaica. Sessions he produced as the 1960s began are widely credited as the first ska singles. They introduced a distinctively Jamaican emphasis on ...
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Children of late reggae legends salute their fathers

Jamaica Gleaner - 17 Jun 2018
Sultan Ali, son of the late Prince Buster, also described the type of father the legendary ska singer was. Describing Buster as a man who always stood up for what he believed in, Ali said the type of man he is today was influenced by the type of man ...
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Music historyPrince Buster: A Hard Man Fe Dead

The Economist - 15 Sep 2016
HIS life is a chronicle of the tropical tempest that is modern Jamaica. As a performing artist, sound system operator and producer, Prince Buster played a pivotal role in bringing the upbeat pulse of Jamaican music to the ears of the world. They called ...

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