Black Uhuru

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Formed in Jamaica by Rudolph ‘Garth’ Dennis, Derrick ‘Duckie’ Simpson (24 June 1950) and Euvin ‘Don Carlos’ Spencer in 1974, Black Uhuru first recorded a version of Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Romancing To The Folk Song’ for Dynamic’s Top Cat label as Uhuru (the Swahili word for ‘freedom’), which met with limited success. Dennis then joined the Wailing Souls and McCarlos (as Don Carlos) went on to a solo career. Simpson then enlisted Michael... Read more

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reggae
roots reggae
dub
jamaica
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