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Cool Down Your Temper
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Creation Rebel (Version)
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It Must Come
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Gorgon Wise
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Heavy Duty

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Known as the Originator, U-Roy wasn't the first DJ, nor even the first to cut a record, but he was the first to shake the nation and he originated a style so distinctly unique that he single-handedly changed his homeland's music scene forever. Born Ewart Beckford in Jones Town, Jamaica, in 1942, he received his famous moniker from a young family member unable to correctly pronounce Ewart and the nickname stuck. U-Roy's rise to fame was slow, and took almost a decade. He began ... Read more

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