Jesse Green (reggae musician)

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Jesse Green (born Locksley Alphonso Green, 5 July 1948) is a Jamaican reggae and disco musician.

Born in the parish of St. James, Jamaica. As a young boy, Green attended Denham Town Primary School and became fascinated with music by listening to the sound systems, particularly the one belonging to Count Barrett.

Green was a member of The Pioneers and drummed with Jimmy Cliff in the 1970s, before launching a solo career in 1976.[1] He scored an international disco hit with a remix of his "Nice and Slow", and also scored several other minor hits in the US and the UK.

Charting singles[edit]

  • "Nice and Slow" (Disco edit) (1976) US Disco #1 or #3,[2] UK number 17[3]
  • "Flip" (1976) US #17,[2] UK #26[3]
  • "Come With Me" (1977) UK #29[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Review of Nice and Slow, Allmusic.com
  2. ^ a b Allmusic reports a #1 charting, but Joel Whitburn's books report it at #3.
  3. ^ a b c Search for "Jesse Green" performed at everyhit.com database on 19 May 2008.
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 235. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.