Ernest Ranglin

    Ernest Ranglin

    • Ernest Ranglin
    Ernest Ranglin

    Ernest Ranglin

    • Ernest Ranglin

    Ernest Ranglin

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        A pioneering force behind the rise of Caribbean music, guitar virtuoso Ernest Ranglin was born in Manchester, Jamaica, in 1932. He began playing ukulele as a boy, soon graduating to guitar; while in his teens he began performing live both locally and in the Bahamas, often in tandem with the young Monty Alexander. Ranglin's session work at the famed Studio One helped give birth to the ska phenomenon, which during the late '50s began taking Jamaica by storm. He finally began attra... Read more

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