Freddie McGregor born 27 JuneClarendonJamaica [ 1 ] has been variously a singermusician and producer. According to Allmusic he is one of reggae 's most durable and soulful singers, with an incredibly steady career that started all the way back in the s, when he was just seven years old. McGregor worked with producer Niney the Observer during the late s and early s. InMcGregor converted to Rastafariwhich had a profound impact on his music.
His popularity soared in the early s with the release of "Bobby Babylon". McGregor has also toured extensively for many years. After slowing his pace in the late s, McGregor returned in with the acclaimed Signaturewhich restored his typical balance of roots reggae and lovers rock with touches of dancehall.
He followed it two years later with a similarly well-received albumthe Grammy nominated, Anything for You. One of McGregor's three sons, Stephen, is a dancehall record producer. McGregor has spanned nearly every stylistic shift in Jamaican music, from ska and rocksteady to Rastafarian roots reggae to lovers rock his particular specialty to dabblings in dancehallraggaand dub.
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Reggaelovers rockskarocksteadyroots reggae. Singerrecord producer. Contents 1 Biography 2 Discography 2. Freddie McGregor is one of That Girl (Groovy Situation) Dub Mix - Freddie McGregor - That Girl (Groovy Situation) most durable and soulful singers, with an incredibly steady career that started all the way back in the '60s, when he was just seven years old. At age seven, he started singing backup for a local ska harmony duo called the Clarendonians naturally, with the nickname of Little Freddie McGregor.
The Clarendonians recorded for producer Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's legendary Studio One label for a time, and when they split in the mid-'60s, McGregor teamed up with ex-member Ernest "Fitzroy" Wilson to form a new duo, Freddie and Fitzroy. Your name. Your email address.
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