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Johnny Osbourne

Johnny Osbourne
Born: Jan 1, 1948 in Jamaica
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Genre: World
Biography: A 25-year career that shows no sign of letting up, from soulful reggae to a massive dancehall catalog. With his warm voice filled with conviction and yearning, he's one of the island's best, especially on standards like "Ice Cream Love," "Water Pumping," and countless rub-a-dub singles. ~ Roger Steffens, ...Read full biography
Truths And Rights
Released: 1980
Label: Rounder Records
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With the rise of the DJs in the 1970s, Studio One found itself in the unenviable position of seeing its back catalog thoroughly plundered for rhythms. And while the label had dug into its archives on numerous ...Read full review
In Nah Disco Style
Released: 1981
Label: Cha Cha
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After several years abroad, Johnny Osbourne returned to Jamaica and began making up for lost time. His first move was into Studio One, to cut 1979's Truths and Rights. Stints with Henry "Junjo" Lawes and ...Read full review