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Junior Byles “Beat Down Babylon” (Upsetter)

“Beat Down Babylon” is featured on Byles’ 1971 Upsetter-produced album of the same name. His family were devoutly religious, and his early musical education came from singing in church. He formed the vocal trio The Versatiles in 1967, along with Dudley Earl and Ben ‘Louis’ Davis, while also...
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The Impact Of Dub

The Impact Of Dub Mel Cooke, Gleaner Writer http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20120229/ent/ent1.html#.T05FyLSwUug.facebook As the Jamaica Music Museum’s Sunday Grounation series closed at the Institute of Jamaica, East Street, Kingston, on Sunday afternoon, dub was on the agenda of Dr Dennis Howard and the Black as Coal band. No singer was required...
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