Andrew Tosh

Genres: Reggae
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Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Andrew McIntosh, June 1967, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Andrew was exposed to Wailers music from birth, as his father was Peter Tosh and his mother was Shirley Livingstone, sister of Bunny Wailer. Owing to his father’s promotional commitments, he spent his formative years with his grandmother. By his early teens he was living with his father, who taught him the basic elements of singing. His first recording session was held at Sonic Sounds in 1985 with DJ Charlie Chaplin producing, resulting in his debut, ‘Vanity Love’. He also recorded ‘Lick A Shot’ with Jimmy Cliff, but the single was not released until the late 80s. In September 1987 Peter Tosh was gunned down in his home and this motivated Andrew to continue his father’s work. He began by singing ‘Jah Guide’ and an emotional ‘Equal Rights’ at his father’s funeral service, in Kingston’s National Arena. He then recorded with Winston ‘Niney’...

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