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Ska now and then: Featuring early Jamaican Female Artist

23 June 2017 Blogroll

Marcia Griffiths.Griffiths  the most successful artiste among women . Phyllis Dillon Born , 1944 in Linstead. .Cynthia Schloss Wife of musicologist Winston ‘Merritone’ Blake.Hortense Ellis Born in Trench Town,,  early to mid-1940s.Millie Small Millie first Jamaican artiste got international recording deal.Adina Edwards  made a big impact with gospel 1972.Enid Cumberland One half of the duo of Keith and Enid .Girl Satchmo  Kentrist Fugan, she was originally a fish vendor.Judy Mowatt, she did some early recordings for producer Sonia Pottinger. Sheila Hylton Born in , England in 1956, her debut in 1979. Millicent Todd known as ‘Patsy’, Todd recorded the ska and rocksteady eras .Doreen Schaffer vocalist with The Skatalites during the 1960s. Rita Marley Alpharita Constantia Anderson. Wife of Reggae King Bob Marley.Pam Hall been recording since the mid-1970s . Lorna Bennett , will always be remembered for her 1972 hit Breakfast In Bed.Sophia George  her only hit Girlie Girlie in 1985.Carlene Davis Carlene Davis showcased quite an impressive,she sang secular music. Norma Frazer The First Cut Is The Deepest, done in 1967. Tanya Stephens on the Scene in the early 1990s .J.C. Lodge (June Carol Lodge)  alongside producer Joe Gibbs. Nadine Sutherland She appeared on the in the early 1980s. Olive Lewin, OD Born in 1927 is an anthropologist, teacher, author of several books.


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