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Gregory Isaacs: Forgotten Reggae Star Review with images

AdvantagesGreat Voice and Persona

DisadvantagesRarely heard now in Mainstream

"...has all but 'disappeared' is Gregory Isaacs, 'The Cool Ruler', a man who refused to bow to the major labels and started his own studio at The African Museum Shop in Kingston. Isaacs cut his first record at a Kingston studio in the late1960s aged around 18. This singer, with his rich, crooning voice was to make a big name for himself in Jamaica, the UK and even the US when the heavy Rockers Reggae gave way to the more sensual Lovers Rock towards ..." Read review

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