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Bob Marley MP (1945 - 1981)

Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist fo...

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2/7/2009
1/23/2018
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2/7/2009

Bob Marley MP (1945 - 1981)

Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist fo...

1/23/2018

"Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999", index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 March 2015), Matthew Melville in entry for Cecil Williams Agustus Melville, 1909.Esther Beckford was the midwife...

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5/6/2010
2/16/2017
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"Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999", index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 March 2015), Matthew Melville in entry for Cecil Williams Agustus Melville, 1909.Esther Beckford was the midwife...

2/16/2017

Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920 - 1994)

Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her beh...

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4/12/2015
4/12/2015
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Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920 - 1994)

Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her beh...

4/12/2015

U-Roy MP

"U-Roy"

Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting.[1][2] U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly developed...

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4/12/2015
4/12/2015
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U-Roy MP

"U-Roy"

Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting.[1][2] U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly developed...

4/12/2015

Theophilus Beckford (1935 - 2001)

"Easy", "Snappin'", "Theo"

Beckford (1935 – 19 February 2001) was a Jamaican pianist and one of the pioneers of Jamaican popular music during the transition from rhythm 'n' blues to Jamaican ska.==Biography==Beckford was born in...

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4/12/2015
4/12/2015
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Theophilus Beckford (1935 - 2001)

"Easy", "Snappin'", "Theo"

Beckford (1935 – 19 February 2001) was a Jamaican pianist and one of the pioneers of Jamaican popular music during the transition from rhythm 'n' blues to Jamaican ska.==Biography==Beckford was born in...

4/12/2015

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress.Grace Jones (born May 19, 1952) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Jones started out as a model and became...

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3/24/2009
11/14/2012
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3/24/2009

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress.Grace Jones (born May 19, 1952) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Jones started out as a model and became...

11/14/2012

Gil Scott-Heron MP (1949 - 2011)

"Gil"

Official website for I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron via The DISH online at www.thedish.org Vol. 12 No 13...Dedicated to the Dialogue on Race... 03-29-09Born April 1, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, Gil Sco...

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5/29/2011
11/7/2011
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5/29/2011

Gil Scott-Heron MP (1949 - 2011)

"Gil"

Official website for I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron via The DISH online at www.thedish.org Vol. 12 No 13...Dedicated to the Dialogue on Race... 03-29-09Born April 1, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, Gil Sco...

11/7/2011

Harry Belafonte MP (1927 - 2023)

"Harry Belafonte"

Harry Belafonte was an American singer, actor, and activist, who popularized calypso music with international audiences in the 1950s. He is one of the few performers to have received an Emmy, Grammy, O...

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4/17/2008
11/7/2011
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4/17/2008

Harry Belafonte MP (1927 - 2023)

"Harry Belafonte"

Harry Belafonte was an American singer, actor, and activist, who popularized calypso music with international audiences in the 1950s. He is one of the few performers to have received an Emmy, Grammy, O...

11/7/2011