Boris Gardiner

Boris Gardiner, singer bass player and musical director, was born in Kingston Jamaica in January 1943. In the sixties he came into prominence as part of the Jamaican studio based group, the Upsetters.

During the seventies he was popular in Jamaica, however it was in the eighties that he released the song I want to wake up with you and it went to number one on the UK charts and spent two months in the top ten.This was followed by the hitYou are Everything to Me.In 2002 a twenty two track anthology was released, The Very Best of Boris Gardiner.