Chesapeake Bay Regge Fest May 20-21 Live Chat Donovan Carless & Empress Michelle
6 May 2017 Blogroll
The original Soul Syndicate vocalist, Donovan Carless brings smooth and silky singing that shows music fans an insight into what real reggae is about. Roots reggae music is ageless only getting better with time. The same can be said of Donovan and his singing style. The veteran singer has a deep reggae experience to his credit As half of Little Roy, he had his first hit in Jamaica and the first roots hit with the song “Bongo Nyah”. Then as singer with Soul Syndicate, the band that was crucial in the invention and popularization of reggae, he sang on many tracks that are now standards. Donovan sang and arranged seven top hits in both Jamaica and the UK most notably a reggae version of Be Thankful (For What You’ve Got), In the recent years, Donovan has been reunited with his Soul Syndicate cohorts and has toured with bassist Fully Fullwood’s Tosh Marley Tribute.