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Josey Wales

Josey Wales
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Genre: World
Biography: Josey Wales was one of dancehall's founding fathers, building on the innovative DJ chatting of his mentor U-Roy and creating a highly influential style of his own. Along with Brigadier Jerry and his sound-system partner Charlie Chaplin, Wales was widely regarded as one of the best DJs in Jamaica when ...Read full biography
The No Way Better Than Yard
Released: 1984
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Josey Wales scored his first hit with producer Henry "Junjo" Lawes, and more followed, with most gathered up on his debut album, Outlaw. Backed by the Roots Radics' superb versions of a stream of melody-strewn ...Read full review
Released: 1986
Label: Black Solidarity
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Wales, who surfaced in 1981, straddles late deejay and early dance hall. His most recent work hasn't quite matched this 1986 album, which combines the magisterial minimalism of the best deejay with moments ...Read full review
More Josey Wales albums: Main Albums (9), Compilations (4)