Happy Birthday Sly Dunbar. ‘Sly from the Dunbar Family’

This day (May 10, 1952), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Lowell ‘Sly’ Fillmore Dunbar a.k.a Sly Dunbar, a drummer usually orking together with bassist Robbie Shakespeare.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Ernest Ranglin, Monty Alexander, Sly & Robbie – Ram Jam (2011) . Sly & Robbie – Documentary (2011) . Sinéad O’Connor – Marcus Garvey (2005) . Black Uhuru, Sly & Robbie – Switzerland (2001) . Grace Jones – My Jamaican Guy (1987) . Black Uhuru – What Is Life (1984) . Black Uhuru – Push, Push (1981) .

TOP 10

Sly Dunbar Top 10 :

Dirty Harry . Unmetered Taxi . Hot You’re Hot . Hot You Hot . Rasta Fiesta . Sun Is Shining . Inner City Blues . Senegal Market Place . River Niger . Oriental Taxi .

MORE VIDEOS

[1981] Jamaican reggae band Black Uhuru (featuring the rhythm dream team Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare) performs in Essen (Germany) for the WDR Rockpalast TV Show. >> 78 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] Peter Tosh and band – that is Darryl Thompson (g), Ed Elizalde (g), Mikey Chung (g), Robbie Shakespeare (b), Sly Dunbar (d),Robert Lynn (kb), Keith Sterling (kb)&The Tamlins (bck voc) -perform at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland >> 81 MINUTES >>

[2011] The Jamaican Legends – that is Ernest Ranglin, Monty Alexander, Sly Dunbar and Robbie Skakes – share the stage at Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Jamaican Legends – that is Sly Dunbar (d), Robbie Shakespeare (b), Ernest Ranglin (g) and Tyrone Downie (kb) – perform at Pori Jazz in Finland >> 54 MINUTES >>

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Wikipedia : This day (May 10, 1952), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Lowell ‘Sly’ Fillmore Dunbar a.k.a Sly Dunbar, a drummer usually orking together with bassist Robbie Shakespeare.

@allmusic : During a 1997 interview, he recalled, I saw (Knibbs) playing and I thought, ‘I want to be a drummer’ because he’s the hardest worker in the band.

@last.fm : Working together with Robbie Shakespeare, Sly And Robbie are considered one of the world’s premier rhythm sections for their work in & out of reggae. They are considered originators of the “Rockers” rhythm.

@Discogs :

Photo : Peter Tea

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