Keith & Tex are the Jamaican rocksteady duo of Keith Rowe and Texas Dixon, best known for their 1967 hit "Stop That Train".
Keith Rowe (born Keith Barrington Rowe) grew up in the Washington Gardens area of Saint Andrew Parish, across the road from Lee "Scratch" Perry's home and future studio, on the outskirts of Kingston. Phillip Texas Dixon grew up in the Pembroke Hall area and they were introduced by a mutual friend. Starting out as a five man group singing on the corner, they were encouraged to try to get recorded. They soon began auditioning for local producers but were rejected by Prince Buster, Coxsone Dodd and Duke Reid, the group having lost confidence broke up leaving two. Keith and Tex were left and auditioned for Derrick Harriott where they eventyally found success. Working with Harriott, they recorded a series of singles in the late 1960s, including "Stop That Train" (a cover of The Spanishtonians' ska hitЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Stop That Train [1967, альбом]
- Tonight / You Have Caught Me [1967, сингл]
- Dukku Dukku (Remix) [2011, сингл]
- Redux [24.03.2014, альбом]
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