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|Years active||1987 - Present|
|Labels||I Town Records
|Associated acts||John Brown's Body
10 Ft. Ganja Plant
Kevin Kinsella is a reggae and roots rock musician who has participated in 10 studio albums since 1996. Formerly a member of John Brown's Body and 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, he lives in Ithaca, New York. He has been called "Father of East Coast Reggae"
In 1987 Kevin Kinsella founded the band Tribulations when he was just 15 years old in Ithaca, NY. Kevin and his childhood friend Josh Newton headed the band. The band gained regional notoriety in the northeast and opened for Toots and the Maytals.
In 1995 Kevin Kinsella founded the reggae band John Brown's Body During this time period Kevin released their first album "All Time" (1996) on Kevin's label I Town Records. They also recorded "Among Them" (1998), This Day (2000), and "Spirits All Around Us (2002).
Kevin Kinsella also released two acoustic styled albums as solo releases "I-Town Revival" (2000) and "Firestick (2002).
In 2006 Kevin Kinsella left John Brown's Body on good terms to pursue his solo career and to continue to record with 10 Ft. Ganja Plant.
- Kevin Kinsella Riding Higher Still (2014)
- Kevin Kinsella Great Design (2011)
- Kevin Kinsella I-Town Revival (2006)
- Kevin Kinsella & Ti Ti Chickapea Firestick (2006)
10 Ft. Ganja Plant
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant 10 Deadly Shots Vol. III (2014)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant "Skycatcher" (2013)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant 10 Deadly Shots Vol. II (2012)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Shake Up The Place (2011)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant 10 Deadly Shots Vol. I (2010)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Bush Rock (2009)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Bass Chalice (2005)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Midnight Landing (2003)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Do Right / Top Down 45RPM (2003)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Hillside Airstrip (2001)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Politricking Man / Fight Them a Fight 45RPM (2001)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Presents (2000)
- 10 FT. Ganja Plant Good Time Girl / Good News Dub 45RPM (2000)
John Brown's Body
- John Brown's Body Pressure Points (2005)
- John Brown's Body Spirits All Around Us (2002)
- Justin Hinds Live at Grassroots (2002)
- John Brown's Body This Day (2000)
- John Brown's Body Among Them (1998)
- John Brown's Body All Time (1996)
- Tribulations Daddy Good Pieces (1994)
- Tribulations The Gate (1992)
- Tribulations Youth Sound Power (1991)
- Tribulations Who Likes Reggae Music (1988)
- Tribulations City / Dancing In The Rain 45RPM (1987)
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- Pettrone, Steven. "John Brown’s Body: An American Reggae Band Digging Roots in Farm Country". THE DREAD LIBRARY.
- "Kevin Kinsella". Billboard.
- "Review - Kevin Kinsella : Great Design". www.reggae-vibes.com. Retrieved 2015-10-19.
- "Video: Kevin Kinsella – Riding Higher Still « The Pier Magazine". www.thepier.org. Retrieved 2015-10-19. horizontal tab character in
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