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Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart
Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall
Kenneth Bilby

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Give Thanks
• Introduction
• WORDS AND IMAGES
• Lammy Palmer and Emmanuel Palmer
• Alerth Bedasse
• Arthur Robinson (Bunny)
• Cecil Campbell (Prince Buster)
• Owen Gray
• Jerome Haynes (Jah Jerry)
• Evan Lloyd Richards (Richard Ace)
• Ivanhoe Wilson and Members of the Zion Hill Congregation
• George Dudley (Bunny)
• Rafael Griffiths and Members of the Congregation of the African Reform Church of God
• Lloyd Clayton (Bro. Job, Baba Job)
• J. McLaughlin
• Donald Manning
• Herbert Armsby
• Winston Grennan
• Linford Brown (Hux)
• Edgar Reid
• David Powell (Lapi)
• Neville Baker, Lucille Forbes, and Company
• Vira Brown
• Derrick Bell (Gus)
• George Matthews (Kwabi)
• Estavan Callaghan
• Derrick Morgan
• Headley Bennett (Deadly Headley)
• Freedom Mento Band
• Radcliffe Bryan (Dougie)
• Kew Park Mento Band
• Jackie Robinson
• Owen Emmanuel (Count Owen)
• Stanley Hunter (McBeth)
• Kenneth Lara (Lord Laro)
• Stanley Beckford (Stanley Turbyne)
• Mount Peace Mento Band
• Claudelle Clarke
• Lloyd Robinson (Sarge)
• Rev. Otis Wright
• Derrick Harriott
• George Fulwood (Fully)
• Vincent Morgan
• Winston Francis (Mr. Fix It)
• Bertram McLean (Ranchie)
• Alvin Patterson (Seeco)
• Michael Henry (Ras Michael)
• Noel Simms (Skully, Zoot Simms, Mr. Foundation)
• Allena Robertson (Polly)
• Eric MacDonald (Brother Joe)
• Albert Hewitt (Brother Jack, Pa Jack)
• Cedric Myton (Cedric Congos)
• Glen Adams (Capo)
• Bobby Aitken
• Carlton Davis (Santa)
• Roy Smith (Spar)
• Clifton Jackson (Jackie Jackson)
• Filberto Callender (Fil)
• Larry Marshall
• Earl Lowe (Little Roy)
• Lee Perry (Scratch)
• Joseph Hill
• Leroy Wallace (Horsemouth)
• Ansel Collins
• Michael Richards (Mikey Boo)
• Peter Austin
• Johnny Moore (Dizzy Johnny)
• Keith Anderson (Bob Andy)
• Leroy Sibbles (Leroy Heptone)
• Charles Cameron (Charley Organaire)
• Leonard Dillon (The Ethiopian, Jack Sparrow)
• Wilburn Cole (Stranger Cole)
• Nearlin Taitt (Lynn Taitt)
• Cecil “Sonny” Bradshaw
• Cedric “Im” Brooks
• Ronald Robinson (Nambo)
• Eric Donaldson
• Harris Seaton (B.B., Bibby)
• Kenneth Farquharson (Ken Parker)
• Dudley Sibley (Duds)
• Maxwell Smith (Max Romeo)
• Alva Lewis (Reggie)
• Brent Dowe
• Justin Hinds
• Lloyd Parks
• Samuel Scott
• Joe Isaacs
• Robert Shakespeare (Robbie)
• Winston Riley
• Robert Lyn
• Lowell Dunbar (Sly)
• Bobby Ellis
• Ernest Ranglin
• Gladstone Anderson
• Tony Chin
• Val Douglas (Dougie)
• Michael Chung (Mikey, Mao)
• Boris Gardiner
• Larry McDonald
• Joel Brown (Bunny, Noel)
• Emmanuel Rodriguez (Rico)
• Paul Douglas
• Dwight Pinkney
• Uzziah Thompson (Sticky)
• Wycliffe Johnson and Cleveland Browne (Steely and Clevie)
• Appendix A: Recommended Listening
• Appendix B: Locations and Dates of Interviews and Field Recordings
• Glossary
• Further Reading
• Index

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