Jamaican music stars born in 1940

Here are 5 famous musicians from Jamaica were born in 1940:

Joe Higgs

Joe Higgs (June 3, 1940 Kingston-December 18, 1999 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Higgs, Joe was a Jamaican musician.

Discography: Family, Life of Contradiction and Blackman Know Yourself. Genres related to him: Reggae, Ska, Rocksteady and Rhythm and blues.

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Derrick Morgan

Derrick Morgan (March 27, 1940 Clarendon Parish-) a.k.a. Morgan, Derrick is a Jamaican musician. His child is called Queen Ifrica.

His albums: Moon Hop: Best of the Early Years 1960-'69, Original Reggae Recordings From 1968-70, The Conqueror, I Am the Ruler, Ska Man Classics, Do the Beng Beng, Blazing Fire, Time Marches On: Derrick Morgan Sings Ska, Rock Steady and Reggae, Tougher Than Tough (Rudie in Court) and Seven Letters. Genres he performed include Ska, Reggae, Blue Beat and Rocksteady.

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Winston Jarrett

Winston Jarrett (September 14, 1940 Saint Ann Parish-) also known as Jarrett, Winston is a Jamaican singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Wise Man and Natty Will Fly Again. Genres he performed: Rocksteady and Reggae.

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Clancy Eccles

Clancy Eccles (December 9, 1940 Saint Mary Parish-June 30, 2005 Spanish Town) also known as Eccles, Clancy, Clancy Eccles & Chorus or Eccles, Clancy & Chorus was a Jamaican record producer.

Genres related to him: Reggae and Ska.

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King Stitt

King Stitt (September 17, 1940 Kingston-January 31, 2012 Kingston) also known as Winston Sparks, Winston Sparkes or The Ugly One was a Jamaican disc jockey.

His albums: Lee Van Cleef / Dance Beat. His related genres: Reggae.

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