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Delroy Wilson

Delroy Wilson was born in Trenchtown Jamaica in 1948.He was a superb reggae rocksteady vocalist and released a multitude of recordings over a forty year period.His voice was a ticket out of the ghetto.In 1962 Delroy Wilson, working with producer Coxsone Dodd at Studio One, released a sound system smash hit Split in the Sky. 1970 saw the artists first tour of the U.K., where he also recorded a number of songs for the Trojan label.

Some of his well know songs are Better must come, Addis Abada, Pretty Girl, Mash up Illiteracy and Aint that Peculiar. Delroy Wilsons career was slowed by the rise of the deejay in the eighties but he bounced back with Dont put the Blame on Me cut for King Jammy.He died tragically of illness in 1995.

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Name
Delroy Wilson
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Job Title
Musician