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Lowell "Sly" Fillmore Dunbar was born on 10 May 1952, in Kingston, Jamaica. May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The City of Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. ...


Working together with Robbie Shakespeare, Sly and Robbie are considered one of the world's premier rhythm sections for their work in & out of reggae. They are considered originators of the “Rockers” rhythm. Dunbar & Shakespeare formed their Taxi label in 1980. It has seen releases from many international successful artists, including Black Uhuru, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Ini Kamoze, Beenie Man and Red Dragon. Sly and Robbie are probably reggaes most prolific and long lasting production team. ... Sly and Robbie are reggaes most prolific and long lasting production team. ... Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. ... Black Uhuru is a Jamaican reggae band probably best known for their hits Shine Eye Gal, Guess Whos Coming to Dinner, Sinsemilla, Solidarity, and What Is Life?. They were the first group to win a Grammy in the reggae category when it was introduced in 1985. ... Chaka Demus is a Reggae musician. ... Needle-nose pliers Pliers are hand tools, designed primarily for gripping objects by using leverage. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Beenie Man (born Anthony Moses Davis August 22, 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica), is a well established Deejay. ...


He has played for The Aggrovators (1970s); The Upsetters (1970s), The Revolutionaries... Recorded for Barry O'Hare in the 1990s. The Aggrovators was a Dub backing band in the 1970s & 1980s with the most prominent members being the legendary duo of drummer Sly Dunbar & Bass Player Robbie Shakespeare ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The Upsetters were a young Jamaican quartet, originating in the 1960s The band included guitarist Alva Lewis, organist Glen Adams and brothers Aston Family Man Barrett and Carlton Barrett, on bass and drums respectively. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


As a member of Word, Sound & Power he backed Peter Tosh on the album Mystic Man. Peter Tosh on the cover of his album The Toughest Peter Tosh (October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) was a pioneer reggae musician, as well as a trailblazer for the Rastafarian movement. ...


Sly and Robbie also played on Bob Dylan's albums Infidels and Empire Burlesque (using recordings from Infidels sessions). Ref: http://www.oomgallery.net/photos of sly dunbar Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ...


 
 

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