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c.1955, Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies. McGregor entered the Jamaican music business at the precocious age of seven, singing backing vocals with ska duo the Clarendonians at Coxsone Dodds Studio One. He stayed with Dodd throughout the rest of the decade and into the early 70s, acting as a session drummer and backing singer as well as cutting sides such as Why Did You Do It, and Do Good (c.1965) with Clarendonian Ernest Fitzroy Wilson as Freddie And Fitzy, versions of Johnny Aces Pledging My Love and Junior Byles Beat Down Babylon (c.1972), and his own compositions, Go Away Pretty Woman, What Difference Does It Make and Why Is Tomorrow Like Today. In 1975, after adopting the Rastafarian faith through the Twelve Tribes organization, he recorded two of his finest singles, I Man A Rasta and Rastaman Camp, both heavyweight slices of...