Hopeton Lewis
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Take It Easy
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Boom Shacka Lacka
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Grooving Out On Life
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Groovin (Originally Performed by UB40)
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Bulah Land

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Hopeton Lewis

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Hopeton Lewis' rich baritone has had a profound impact on Jamaican music, and his mixture of gospel and soul elements helped set the template for early rocksteady. Born October 3, 1947, in Kingston, Lewis' mother died when he was two, and he rotated living with various aunts, uncles, and grandparents. By the age of six he was already singing in church, and singing is where he turned when he was left on his own at the age of 15. Lewis quickly formed his first singing group, the R... Read more

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