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The Melodians

The Melodians
Formed: 1963
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Genre: World
Group Members: Brenton Dowe, Tony Brevett, Trevor McNaughton
Biography: Vocal trio the Melodians were one of Jamaica's greatest rocksteady groups, cutting a series of classic singles during the late '60s and early '70s that included the internationally famed "Rivers of Babylon" and "Sweet Sensation." The group was formed in the Greenwich Town area of Kingston in 1963 and ...Read full biography
Swing And Dine
Released: 1992
Label: Rounder Records
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Rather than the customary single lead contrasted by twin harmonies, The Melodians divided lead duties between Tony Brevette and Brent Dowe, with Trevor McNaughton harmonizing with the singer who wasn't ...Read full review
Rivers of Babylon: The Best of the Melodians 1967-1973
Released: 1997
Label: Trojan
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Rivers of Babylon: The Best of the Melodians 1967-1973 is an extraordinary 26-track collection that contains all of the group's hits and singles, from "Sweet Sensation" and "I'll Get Along Without You" ...Read full review
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