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Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (24 May 1938 – 8 September 2016), known professionally as Prince Buster, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer. The records he released in the 1960s influenced and shaped the course of Jamaican contemporary music and created a legacy of work that would be drawn upon later by reggae and ska artists. Cecil Bustamente Campbell was born in Orange Street in Kingston, Jamaica, on 24 May 1938.
Single by Folkes Brothers. Oh Carolina" was also issued as the B-side to Prince Buster's "Madness" on a 1961 single on the Fab label, and was included on a 1978 12-inch single of "Big Five". from the album Pure Pleasure.
Prince Buster added a new photo to the album Important Notice. 13 June 2017 ·. Prince Buster. 22 hrs ·. tune of the day king of ska. Prince buster ryging. In the same year he would produce ska group the Folkes Brothers' "Oh Carolina". The recording was one of the first to showcase the defining syncopated beat of ska. He recorded thousands of records, including such hits as "Al Capone", "Madness", "One Step Beyond", "Wash Wash", Hard Man Fe Dead, and "Judge Dread".
Prince Buster had basically introduced the classic syncopated rhythm of ska to a voracious Jamaican nation. A second recording session was arranged, this time including vocalists Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray, and the Folkes Brothers, while nyahbinghi drummers Count Ossie His Wareikas were brought in from the hills to create a rhythm never experienced before by most Jamaican audiences. A baker's dozen of songs were recorded and amazingly, every one became a hit, kicking off with the Folkes Brothers' seminal hit "Oh Carolina. Prince Buster - She Was A Rough Rider (Full Album).
Prince Buster - Fabulous Greatest Hits. In the end, those who think that Shaggy was the creative genius behind "Oh Carolina" (Buster actually produced the original version for the Folkes Brothers) need to purchase this collection and get schooled on this ska legend. Exclusively for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample).
Prince Buster was born Cecil Bustamente Campbell on 28 May 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica. He began his singing career in 1956, performing under his own name in nightclubs across Kingston. Eventually, Campbell came into contact with Clement Dodd, who operated one of Kingston's most popular sound systems. In 1960, Buster produced a record for the Folkes Brothers. It was an instant hit in Jamaica and Buster was soon recording his own compositions, which were crucial in developing the ska sound. Buster's early records were released in Britain by Blue Beat Records, and for this reason ska is often known as ‘Blue Beat’ in the UK. Buster toured Britain extensively during this period. He appeared on the TV show Ready, Steady, Go! in 1964. While in England, Buster met Muhammad Ali, the World Heavyweight Champion boxer.