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The Maytones were actually the duo of lead singer Vern Buckley and backing vocalist Gladstone "Son" Grant. The pair were neighbors in May Pen, a rural market town, a background that deeply influenced their vocal style. Buckley moved to Kingston first and eventually began backing Trevor Lloyd, who seems to have introduced him to Alvin Ranglin. The timing is murky here, as is Grant's arrival, but late 1967 is a best approximation. In 1968, the group recorded a handful of singles... Read more

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