Sir Lord Comic

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Sir Lord Comic
OriginJamaica
GenresReggae
InstrumentsVocals

Sir Lord Comic is one of the original Jamaican deejays.

Biography[edit]

His career began as a dancer with the Admiral Dean sound system.[1] In the late 1950s, following the lead of Count Machuki, he began deejaying with the sound system, and recorded what is considered the first deejay recording, "Ska-ing West" in 1966.[1][2] Comic also recorded one of the last great tracks of the ska era, "The Great Wuga Wuga", in 1967.[1][3] In addition, Comic recorded the singles "Bronco", "Jack of My Trade", and "Doctor Feelgood".[4] In 1970, he worked with Lee "Scratch" Perry, recording "Django Shoots First" which appeared on the Eastwood Rides Again album.[1] In the early 1980s he was interviewed as part of the Deep Roots Music television series.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Larkin, Colin:"The Virgin Encyclopedia of Reggae", 1998, Virgin Books, ISBN 0-7535-0242-9
  2. ^ Thompson, Dave (2002). Reggae & Caribbean Music. Backbeat Books. ISBN 0-87930-655-6.
  3. ^ Harris, Craig, allmusic biography, allmusic.com, Macrovision Corporation
  4. ^ Moskowitz, David Vlado (2006). Caribbean Popular Music: An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, Ska, Rock Steady, and Dancehall. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 268. ISBN 0313331588.

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