Pluto Shervington, also known as Pluto (born Leighton Shervington, 13 August 1950 in Kingston, Jamaica), is a reggae musician, singer, engineer and producer.
Shervington began his career in the early 1970s as a member of the showband Tomorrow's Children. Inspired by the success of Ernie Smith's "Duppy or a Gunman" and Tinga Stewart's "Play de Music", both delivered in heavy patois, he recorded "Ram Goat Liver" in a similar style. The follow-up single, "Dat" - about a Rastafarian trying to buy pork (without naming it aloud), contrary to his faith so that he can afford marijuana- achieved considerable chart success internationally in 1976, reaching the number 6 in the UK Singles Chart. Trojan Records capitalized on this success by reissuing his first single, which peaked just outside the top 40 in the UK.
Shervington moved to Miami, Florida, in the early 1980s. He continued to record, and reached the UK top 20 again when "YourЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- DAT [1975, сингл]
- Pluto [1976, альбом]
- Again [1982, альбом]
- Dat: The Best of Pluto Shervington [2004, сборник]