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About Admiral Bailey:
Born Glendon Bailey in Kingston, Jamaica, Admiral Bailey enjoyed his greatest success between the mid-1980s and the early 1990s. Bailey had worked on U-Roy's King Sturgav Hi-Fi sound system and was taken to King Jammy's studio in Waterhouse by Josey Wales. He started a string of hits with a duet with Chaka Demus, "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer," which was followed by "Politician" (based on Larry Marshall's 1969 hit "Throw Me Corn"), "Chatty Chatty Mouth" and "Ballot Box" (with Josey Wales).
Admiral Bailey could literally do no wrong. His subsequent singles "Big Belly Man," "Kill them With It," "No Way No Better than Yard," "Horse Tonic," "Think Me Did Done" and "Jump Up" all went straight to the top of the charts which established him as one of the top worldwide reggae artists of the '80s.
He remains an incredible performer and master DJ, an artist who has made a universal impact and is respected and appreciated to this day.
August 4, 2012Music