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Freddie McGregor

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Clarendon, Jamaica (1963 – present)

Freddie McGregor was born on June 27, 1956 in Clarendon, Jamaica. He is a singer, musician and producer.

McGregor’s career began at the age of seven. In 1963 he joined with Ernest Wilson and Peter Austin to form The Clarendonians, and began to record for the legendary Studio One label. Freddie worked with producer Niney The Observer during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

His popularity soared in the early 1980s with the release of “Bobby Babylon”. Other popular hits of Freddie’s include “Big Ship”, “Push Comes To Shove”, “Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely” and “I Was Born A Winner”; as well as cover versions of many early reggae standards. He has also worked with producers Junjo Lawes, Linval Thompson and Gussie Clark. McGregor has also toured extensively for many years.

He established the Big Ship Recording Studio, and has produced many artists including Luciano and Mikey Spice. He is a member of the Twelve Tribes organization.

UK singles chart discography

* “Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely” (1987) - Chart Number 9
* “That Girl (Groovy Situation)” (1987) - Chart Number 47

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  • BettyPalipal

    Kiss me im in. awsome!!!!

    25 Jun 2013 Reply
  • smilerblack

    Lovers rock, Reggae at its best. Yes, "Enough to get me wet". Love it.

    23 Jul 2012 Reply
  • JoshCIVM

    All caps? What the hell?

    15 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Marley-Tho

    Bless!! So Beautiful Ypur Music!! Fight Babylon!! Fyah Burn

    29 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Metaru_Srug

    blessed with an incredible voice. doesn't hurt to be backed by the roots radics either

    3 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Pietro64

    (Marijuana Liberation March in Poland!! Warsaw Palace of Culture 23 May start 3:00 pm!! ) Greetings!

    17 Apr 2009 Reply
  • CaptureTheCat

    so fucking great !!!! i luv this song!!!!

    8 Mar 2009 Reply
  • harajukudude

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    27 Feb 2009 Reply
  • rockylovelife

    love the music keep it sailing bless!

    6 Feb 2009 Reply
  • grooovekey

    Freddy Mcgregor さんの Just don_t want to be lonely.は大好きな曲で、何回もリピートして聞いています( 癶∀癶)

    1 Feb 2009 Reply
  • runabeat

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    26 May 2008 Reply
  • angol123

    One Love Sound Fest 2007 :: The biggest indoor reggae festival in Europe! :: 17.11.2007 :: Wroclaw :: Poland :: Anthony B : Jah Shaka : Zoe & The Okada Super Sound : Iration Steppas : Sista Woman In Reggae ) : Sentinel Sound : Irie Revoltes : Pow Pow Movement : Mantis : The Bug & MC Warrior Queen & MC Ricky Ranking >> http://www.lastfm.pl/event/91151

    5 Nov 2007 Reply
  • kaboch

    So high!

    19 Aug 2007 Reply
  • hilla-21

    very cool!!

    9 Jun 2007 Reply
  • Addillo

    yeah man! heavy!

    16 May 2007 Reply
  • pusipusi

    Check out Comin' Tough LP (2005), it's REALLY good! (like the old ones)

    14 Dec 2006 Reply

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