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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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Pioneering UK Ska Revivalists Return To Bay Area

CBS San Francisco - 18 Jun 2018
In 1979, the band released it's debut single “Gangsters,” a hit which reworked Prince Buster's 1964 classic “Al Capone.” Later that year, the Specials issued their eponymous debut album produced by Elvis Costello to wide acclaim with it's mix of covers ...
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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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The Queen, Prince Harry and the black princess

Jamaica Observer - 25 May 2018
We love to be called queen, King Stitt, princess, Prince Buster, Duke Reid, Lady Saw, empress; but not chief, baba, alhaja, ooni as we talk Africa but do not act Africa and love Jesus and “brownings”. Of all chiefs in Africa, Rastafari chose the one so ...
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The Music Diaries | Orange street - Mecca of Jamaican music

Jamaica Gleaner - 17 Jun 2018
Below North Street, on the western corridor of Beat Street, producer J.J. Johnson was producing hits for the Kingstonians like Winey Winey. Carl Dawking had Baby I Love You, and The Rulers had Coapasetic, while Prince Buster had under his wings the ...
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Old-School Ska from SkaJamz – Take a listen…you will be hooked

Reggae Festival Guide (press release) (blog) - 31 May 2018
He recorded with most if not all of the upcoming stars of the day, Prince Buster, Owen Grey to name a couple and played for the visiting R&B stars like Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson and the list goes on. Today he manages Skajamz, a Ska band playing ...
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Dementia DJ plays Abba and Ska to get residents dancing

carehome.co.uk News - 14 Jun 2018
Prince Buster – Enjoy Yourself. The second ska track on the list is more mid-tempo and based on an old big band favourite. Martin suggests digging out the old Louis Prima version too, which he describes as 'terrific'. The music journalist thinks this ...
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Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Celebrating Buster Keaton

L.A. Weekly - 14 Jun 2018
The gala marks the beginning of "Buster Keaton Weekend" in Los Angeles, a citywide celebration of this once-underrated, now justly revered clown prince. Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood; Fri., June 15, 7 p.m.; $40.
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National Library reaches out to Jamaica's UK community

Jamaica Observer - 17 Jun 2018
A four-member team from the National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) visited the United Kingdom recently for meetings with members of the Jamaican community, hoping to renew ties and acknowledge their contribution as trailblazers. One of the ...
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Music Almanac: May 28, 2018

VVN Music - 28 May 2018
1910 - T-Bone Walker (d. 1975); 1912 - Dave Barbour (d. 1965); 1917 - Papa John Creach (d. 1994); 1931 - Sonny Burgess (d. 2017); 1938 - Prince Buster (born Cecil Campbell) (d. 2016); 1943 - Tony Mansfield (Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas) (75); 1944 ...
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Wooden E-Type Jag makes €4000 at Café en Seine auction

Irish Times - 22 Jun 2018
A replica of a classic E-Type Jaguar – the car used by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their recent wedding ceremony – sold for €4,000 as the contents from one of Dublin's most iconic Celtic Tiger venues , the Café en Seine pub, were auctioned off ...
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The Music Diaries | Prince Buster: Jamaica's musical ambassador

Jamaica Gleaner - 06 May 2018
Although Derrick Morgan is reputed to have worn several hats in Jamaican popular music, his good friend and competitor, Prince Buster, may not be very far behind. Buster excelled as a sound system operator, record producer, recording artiste ...
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Almanac - Thursday 5/24/18

KALW - 24 May 2018
1938 – Prince Buster, Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016). 1938 – Tommy Chong, Canadian-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. 1940 – Joseph Brodsky, Russian-American poet and essayist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996).
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Myth buster

The Telegraph India - 17 Jun 2018
Suheldev was a prince of a small principality in north India and he raised an army to fight the Ghazni army. And he defeated them so devastatingly that he didn't dare to come back for 150 years! It's a very, very inspiring story, but it's been ...
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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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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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