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Encyclopedia > Gregory Isaacs

Gregory Isaacs is a Reggae singer, born on 15 July 1951 in Denham Town, Kingston, Jamaica. Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Location of Kingston Kingston (population 600,000) is the capital of Jamaica. ...

In the 1970s, he emerged as one of the most prolific and popular recording artists in Jamaica. He released a number of self-produced singles on his African Museum(JA) label, formed in 1973 with Errol Dunkley. Much of Isaacs' output reflected the 'conscious' themes of Roots Reggae, but Isaacs was equally adept at interpreting more mainstream Lovers Rock material. His hits include My Only Lover, Sinner Man and Mr. Cop, recorded at Lee Perry's Black Ark Studio. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... Errol Dunkley recorded for Joel Gibson AKA Joe Gibbs in the late 1960s - Please Stop Your Lying (1967); Love Brother (1968). ... Roots Reggae is the name given to Rastafarian reggae music from Jamaica, which evolved from Ska and Rocksteady and made famous by the legendary singer/songwriter Bob Marley. ... For the Sade album, Lovers Rock, see Lovers Rock Lovers Rock is Britains main contribution to reggae. ... Lee Scratch Perry, The Upsetter in Dub Lee Scratch Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry March 20, 1936) is one of the most influential people in the development of reggae and dub music in Jamaica. ... The outside wall of the studio in 1977. ...

A period in the 1970s with the GG's label and its producer Alvin Ranglin produced hits like Border and Number One. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Holy Ground, Alvin Ranglins productions compiled by Heartbeat Alvin GG Ranglin is a Jamaican reggae record producer. ...

Isaacs signed an international release contract with Island Records which resulted in the release of Night Nurse (1982) and Out Deh! (1983). Personal problems affected him after this contract ended. After recording for a number of producers he built a strong relationship with Gussie Clarke of the Music Works label. Island Records is a record label that was founded in Jamaica in 1959 by Chris Blackwell. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

In the 1990s the African Museum label continued to release all of Gregory Isaacs' music, and that of artists he produced. He continues to record and perform live in the 2000s. The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... 2000s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

He's sometimes called the Cool Ruler and the Dapper Slapper.


  • Extra Classic (1976)
  • Cool Ruler (1978)
  • Soon Forward (1979)
  • Night Nurse (1982)
  • Out deh! (1983)

Night Nurse is a 1982 album by Gregory Isaacs. ...

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