Jacob Miller (4 May 1952 – 23 March 1980) was a Jamaican reggae artist who first recorded with Clement Dodd. While pursuing a prolific solo career, he became the lead singer for reggae group Inner Circle with whom he recorded until his death in a car accident at the age of 27.
Jacob Miller was known as one of Jamaica's most distinctive vocal stylists, with a trademark vibrato he used to accent his performance.
He was born in Mandeville, Jamaica to Joan Ashman and Desmond Elliot. At the age of eight he moved to Kingston, Jamaica where he grew up with his maternal grandparents. In Kingston, Miller began spending time at popular studios including Clement Dodd’s Studio One. He recorded three songs for Dodd, including "Love is a Message" in 1968, which the Swaby brothers, (Horace, later called Augustus Pablo, and Garth) played at their Rockers Sound System. While the song did not garner much success nor maintain DoddЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- I'm Just a Dread [альбом]
- Natty Christmas [альбом]
- Wanted [альбом]
- Jacob 'Killer' Miller [1978, альбом]
- Mixed Up Moods [1980, альбом]
- Tenement Yard [1980, альбом]
- The 'Killer' Rides Again [1991, альбом]
- Jacob Miller & the Inner Circle Band & Augustus Pablo [1995, альбом]
- Jacob Miller Meets Fatman Riddim Section [1995, альбом]
- Big in Jamaica [26.09.2000, альбом]
- In a Tenement Yard [2006, альбом]
- Jacob Miller Lives On [2008, альбом]
- Reggae Greats [сборник]
- Collector's Classics [1988, сборник]
- The Best of Inner Circle feat. Jacob Miller [1992, сборник]
- Who Say Jah No Dread [28.01.1994, сборник]
- Songbook: Chapter a Day [21.09.1999, сборник]
- Forward Jah Jah Children [25.06.2004, сборник]
|Once Upon A Time||
|We A Rockers||