|Tags:||reggae roots reggae dub roots rasta|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
c.1955, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 23 March 1980. Miller recorded his first record for Coxsone Dodd, entitled Love Is A Message (aka Let Me Love You) in 1968, aged just 13. The song was not a hit, however, and Miller had to wait a few years before he returned to the studio. In 1974 he recorded a number of singles for Augustus Pablo, including Each One Teach One, Keep On Knocking, False Rasta, Who Say Jah No Dread and Baby I Love You So, most of which were popular on the pre-release circuit in the UK. Unfortunately, when Island Records released Baby I Love You So, they failed to credit Miller, and even relegated his vocal to the b-side in favour of its thrashing King Tubbys/Pablo dub, King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown. Millers biggest hits came as a member of Inner Circle. In 1976 they enjoyed a couple of roots hits with Tenement Yard...