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Musical Youth formed in 1979 at Duddeston Manor School, Birmingham, England. This pop / reggae influenced group, featured two sets of brothers, Kelvin and Michael Grant, plus Junior and Patrick Waite. The latter pair's father, Frederick Waite, was a former member of Jamaican group The Techniques, and sang lead with Junior at the start of the group's career in the late 1970s. This page refers to the year 1979. ... Duddeston is an area of Birmingham, England. ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st... For the 1979 song by M, see Pop Muzik. ... Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ...


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Although schoolboys, the group managed to secure gigs at certain Birmingham pubs and released a single, "Political" / "Generals", on local label 021 Records. An appearance on BBC disc jockey John Peel's evening show brought further attention to the group, and they were signed to MCA Records. The city from above Centenary Square. ... Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation. ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... (Auto)biography John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel aka FUCKIN LEGEND, was a British disc jockey, radio presenter, and journalist. ... The Music Corporation of America, commonly known as MCA, is a United States based corporation in the music business. ...

Musical Youth Frontman 2005
Musical Youth Frontman 2005

By that time, founding father Frederick Waite had backed down, to be replaced by Dennis Seaton as lead singer. During the winter of 1982, the group issued one of the fastest-selling singles of the year in "Pass The Dutchie". (Commonly misconcepted to be written by Bob Marley.) Based on the Mighty Diamonds" "Pass The Kouchie" (a song about marijuana), the title had been subtly altered to feature the patois "dutchie" (literally a "cooking pot"). The infectious enthusiasm of the group's performance captured the public's imagination, and duly propelled the record to Number 1 in the UK singles chart. It went on to sell over four million copies, and was nominated for a GRAMMY. A US Top 10 placing also followed. Download high resolution version (1944x2592, 1846 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1944x2592, 1846 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Nesta Marley, OM, (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) better known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer, guitarist, songwriter, Rastafarian and activist. ... Mighty Diamonds - Jamaican Vocal Group This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Species Cannabis indica Cannabis ruderalis Cannabis sativa Cannabis is a genus of flowering plant that includes one or more species. ... Patois, although without a formal definition in linguistics, can be used to describe a language considered as nonstandard. ... Cookware and bakeware are types of food preparation containers commonly found in the kitchen. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Cookware and bakeware. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music...


The catchy follow-up, "Youth Of Today", reached the UK Top 20, and early in 1983, "Never Gonna Give You Up", climbed to UK Number 6. Minor successes with "Heartbreaker" and "Tell Me Why", were succeeded by a surprise collaboration with Donna Summer on the UK Top 20 hit "Unconditional Love". 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Donna Summer on the cover of her 1993 collection The Donna Summer Anthology Donna Summer (born Donna Andrea Gaines on December 31, 1948) is an American pop music singer best known for a string of disco music hits in the 1970s that earned her the title Queen of Disco. // Career... Unconditional Love is the title of a sleeper comedic film released in 2002. ...


A revival of Desmond Dekker's "007" saw them back in the Top 30, but after one final hit with "Sixteen", they fell from commercial grace, and subsequently split up in 1985 when Seaton left the band. Desmond Dekker performing his hit song Israelites at the Wembley Arena in 1969 Desmond Dekker (born Desmond Adolphus Dacres in Kingston, Jamaica on July 16, 1941) is a ska and reggae singer and songwriter. ... The James Bond 007 gun logo James Bond, also known as 007 (pronounced double-oh seven), is a fictional British spy created by writer Ian Fleming in 1953. ... This article is about the year. ...


Plans to re-form were initially scotched when Patrick Waite, who had gone on to a career of juvenile crime, died of natural causes (hereditary heart condition) whilst awaiting a court appearance on drug charges. The Grant brothers remained involved in music, while Dennis Seaton released a solo set in 1989, before going on to form his own band, XMY. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


However, by 2003 Musical Youth were back, appearing in a 1980s nostalgia tour. By 2005, now reduced to just a duo of Michael Grant and Dennis Seaton, Musical Youth performed at Wiesen festival in Austria. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Band members

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Discography

  • Anthology (Musical Youth) (MCA)
  • The Youth Of Today (MCA)
  • Different Style (MCA)

 
 

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