Don Drummond

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by Don Drummond

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1943, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 6 May 1969, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. One of the principal innovators in Jamaican music, Drummond tragically died before seeing the growth and success of the genre he helped to create. Don Drummond was educated at the famous Alpha Catholic Boys Home and School, in the heart of the Kingston ghetto, where he, like so many others, was allowed to develop and express his musical talents, first as a pupil and later as a teacher. By the early 50s he had... Read more

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ska
reggae
rocksteady
original ska
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