Byron Lee & the Dragonnaires

Byron Lee & the Dragonnaires

Byron Lee & the Dragonnaires

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Top Songs

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Beyond the Sea
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Mash It Up
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Spanish [Medley]
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Soca Tatie
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Do the Iwer Butterfly Shadow Wave

Albums

  • Caribbean Sty-Lee

    Jun 2002 • 14 songs

  • Socarobics

    May 1997 • 12 songs

  • Soft Lee Vol. III

    Sep 1995 • 9 songs

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Byron Lee & the Dragonnaires

Biography

b. 27 June 1935, Jamaica, West Indies. Lee and his manager, Ronnie Nasralla, first put together the Dragonaires in 1956 and worked as a support act for touring singers including Harry Belafonte, and their debut single ‘Dumplins' in 1960 was the first release on the UK's Blue Beat Records (although it originally came out on his own Dragons Breath label in Jamaica). The 14-piece Dragonaires featured an ever fluctuating line-up and are often cited as one of Jamaica's first ska bands, although they were firmly an ‘establishment' band and their success was largely due to Lee's busi...
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