Jamaican music stars born in 1948

Here are 10 famous musicians from Jamaica were born in 1948:

Grace Jones

Grace Jones (May 19, 1948 Spanish Town-) also known as Grace Mendoza, Crace Jones, The Queen of Gay Discos or Beverly Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, actor, model, artist, singer-songwriter, musician and music artist. She has one child, Paulo Goude.

Her most important albums: Slave to the Rhythm, Slave to the Rhythm, Sex Drive, Portfolio, Fame, Best Of, I've Seen That Face Before (Hell Interpretations), The Collection, Bulletproof Heart and Love on Top of Love (Killer Kiss). Genres she performed: Dancehall, New Romanticism, New Wave, Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, Soul music, Dance music, Disco, Electronic music, Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Synthpop, Reggae, House music, Contemporary R&B, Funk, Trip hop, Dub, Experimental music and Avant-garde music.

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Jimmy Cliff

Jimmy Cliff (April 1, 1948 Saint James Parish-) also known as James Chambers, Cliff, Jimmy, Jimmy Cliff, OM or El Hadj Naïm Bachir is a Jamaican singer, actor, musician, artist, film score composer and music artist.

His discography includes: Struggling Man, Music Maker, Follow My Mind, In Concert: The Best of Jimmy Cliff, Unlimited, Oh, Jamaica, Give the People What They Want, Special, The Power and the Glory and Cliff Hanger. Genres: Reggae and Ska.

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Marcia Barrett

Marcia Barrett (October 14, 1948 Saint Catherine Parish-) also known as Barrett, Marcia is a Jamaican singer.

Genres: Dance-pop, Soul music, Dance music and Rhythm and blues.

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Jackie Mittoo

Jackie Mittoo (March 3, 1948 Brown's Town-December 16, 1990 Toronto) a.k.a. Jakie Mitoo, Jakki or Mittoo, Jackie was a Jamaican , .

His most recognized albums: Jackie Mittoo Now, Best of Old School Reggae, Champion in the Arena 1976 - 1977, Keep on Dancing, Legend of Keyboard King (disc 2), Macka Fat, Jah Rock Style: Grooving With the Keyboard King 1976-1978, Tribute to Jackie Mittoo, Wishbone and The Jackie Mittoo Showcase. Genres he performed: Reggae, Ska, Funk and Rocksteady.

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Lloyd Parks

Lloyd Parks (May 26, 1948 Kingston-) a.k.a. Lloyds Parks or Parks, Lloyd is a Jamaican singer.

His albums include A Little Better / I'll Be a Man. Genres he performed include Reggae and Rocksteady.

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Ken Boothe

Ken Boothe (March 22, 1948 Kingston-) a.k.a. Ken Booth, Ken Boothie, Keith Boothe, Boothe, Ken, Kenneth George Boothe or Ken Boothe OD is a Jamaican singer.

His albums include Black, Gold & Green, Crying Over You - Anthology 1963-1978, A Man and His Hits, Everything I Own, Freedom Street, Groove to the Beat, I Am Just a Man, Live in Paris, Mr. Rock Steady and Natural Feeling. Genres related to him: Reggae, Rocksteady, Ska and Lovers rock.

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Errol Thompson

Errol Thompson (December 29, 1948-November 13, 2004) also known as Errol T or Thompson, Errol was a Jamaican engineer and record producer.

His most important albums: The Black Foundation in Dub. Genres: Dub and Reggae.

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Renford Cogle

Renford Cogle (June 20, 1948 Kingston-) is a Jamaican songwriter and singer.

His related genres: Rocksteady and Reggae.

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Dave Barker

Dave Barker (October 10, 1948 Kingston-) otherwise known as David John Crooks is a Jamaican actor and singer.

His albums include Prisoner of Love, Monkey Spanner and Man Next Door / Got to Get Away. Genres related to him: Reggae.

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Bunny Rugs

Bunny Rugs (February 6, 1948 Mandeville-February 2, 2014 Orlando) also known as William Clarke, Bunny Scott, Bunny Ruggs, Bunny Clarke or Bunny Rugs was a Jamaican , .

His albums: Talking to You, Time, Grafton 4 By 4 and What A World / Found Love. Genres he performed include Reggae.

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