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Aston Barrett

Aston Barrett
Born: Nov 22, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica
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Genre: World
Biography: The role of the bass guitar in reggae was established by bassist, producer, arranger, and engineer Aston "Family Man" Barrett. With his brother, Carlton "Carlie" Barrett, on drums, Barrett provided the essential rhythmic foundation for the recordings and performances by Bob Marley from 1969 until Marley's ...Read full biography
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