Jesse Green (reggae 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. 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.
- "Nice and Slow" (Disco edit) (1976) US Disco #1 or #3, UK number 17
- "Flip" (1976) US #17, UK #26
- "Come With Me" (1977) UK #29
- Review of Nice and Slow, Allmusic.com
- Allmusic reports a #1 charting, but Joel Whitburn's books report it at #3.
- Search for "Jesse Green" performed at everyhit.com database on 19 May 2008.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 235. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.