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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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Albany Times Union - 07 Feb 2018
The six-piece party band mixes soulful Motown sounds with Jamaican pop music (think Desmond Dekker, Prince Buster, the Maytals) and routinely plays venues like Bearsville Theater in Woodstock and the Falcon in Marlboro. Led by Jamaican-born lead singer ...
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The Melodians boosted by Billboard entry

Loop Jamaica - 17 Feb 2018
Produced by Willie Lindo, 'The Return Of The Melodians' contains fresh versions of songs that made them famous over 50 years ago --- 'Little Nut Tree', 'Sweet Sensation' and 'You Don't Need Me'. There is also a reggae version of The Drifters' 'I'll ...
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The Fall's Mark E. Smith: Idiosyncratic, abrasive, never bored

Treble - 29 Jan 2018
Smith's key musical reference points are now considered clichéd but in the late '70s they were far from it: Neu!, The Sonics, The Groundhogs and obscure ska 7-inches were several steps further into the underground than the standard touchstones of The ...
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NYCaribNews - 26 Jan 2018
Talented personalities emerged mainly in sports and music to garner world attention, such as George Kerr, Collie Smith, Lenox “Billy” Miller, Allan “Skill” Cole, Donald Quarrie, Merlene Ottey, Harry Belafonte, Millie Small, Bob Marley and the Wailers ...
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Prince Buster obituary

The Guardian - 08 Sep 2016
In 1978 a London band called Morris and the Minors renamed themselves Madness after Buster's classic song Madness is Gladness, and in 1979 their first single, The Prince, went straight into the top 20. The band later reached number seven with a ...
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Prince Buster, Trailblazer of Ska, Dies at 78

New York Times - 11 Sep 2016
Prince Buster, a performer and producer who transformed Jamaican music in the 1960s as a trailblazer of the ska beat, died on Thursday in Miami. He was 78. His wife, Mola Ali, confirmed his death to The Associated Press, saying he had been hospitalized ...
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Prince Buster, Jamaican producer who helped ignite ska, dies at 78

Washington Post - 15 Sep 2016
Prince Buster, one of Jamaica's most revered musicians and producers who helped define the ska movement from its inception, died Sept. 8 at a hospital in Miami. He was 78. The cause was complications from a stroke in 2009 that left him unable to walk ...
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Froggy's Delight - 18 Feb 2018
"Hey you, don't watch that, watch this, this is the heavy heavy monster sound…" Le gang de Camden publie son… 13ème best of… compilation de ses 16 albums (incluant 4 live) dont le premier One step beyond date de 1979. Groupe culte de la scène ...
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Sibling brawl mars Prince Buster's funeral

Jamaica Observer - 25 Sep 2016
Ishaq Ali (right) is being restrained during the uproar at the Muslim Funeral Rites for his late father, musician Prince Buster, yesterday. (Photos: Garfield Robinson). In sharp contrast to the accepted principle of Islam being a religion that preaches ...

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