Eric Morris

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        Eric ‘Monty' Morris is recognised in Jamaica, alongside Laurel Aitken and Derrick Morgan as a primal ska performer. In 1961 he recorded a medley of nursery rhymes as ‘Humpty Dumpty' providing the vocals to Arkland Drumbago Parks All Star Band's shuffling beat. The song proved a phenomenal success and is regarded as pivotal in the progress of Jamaican music, introducing the emphasis on the half beat in comparison to earlier local recordings which simply mirrored American R&B. Mor... Read more

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