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Earl Sixteen – The ‘Peaceful’ Rastaman / Malcolm X (1980)

Posted in Earl Daley with tags on July 3, 2017 by 1960s: Days of Rage

“London may no longer be reggae’s capital outside Jamaica – but it has many of Jamaica’s reggae legends living in its midst. One often to be seen enjoying concerts and events by his peers is Earl Daley, better known as the singer Earl Sixteen. A seemingly ageless presence with an unblemished voice, Sixteen has been active since his teens. In the 1970s and early 80s he sang for a procession of crucial Jamaican producers including Joe Gibbs, Herman Chin-Loy, Derrick Harriott, Boris Gardner, Lee Scratch Perry, Augustus Pablo, Linval Thompson and Coxsone Dodd. Following his relocation to England in the late 80s he has been no less prolific – happily voicing for global sounds and labels spanning all sub genres of cultural reggae (and pushing past those the boundaries with guest appearances for pop and dance acts like Damon Albarn and Leftfield). …”
United Reggae – Interview: Earl 16 (2014 – Part 1), (Part 2)
YouTube: Earl Sixteen – The ‘Peaceful’ Rastaman, Malcolm X