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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
Yo Yo
Released: 1982
Label: Arrival
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Johnny Osbourne was an extremely busy man upon returning to Jamaica in the late '70s. Moving swiftly around the studios, the veteran singer cut a string of albums, six in all before 1982 was out. 1979's ...Read full review