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Joe Higgs (June 3, 1940 – December 18, 1999) was a reggae musician from Jamaica. In the 1960s he was part of the duo Higgs and Wilson together with Roy Wilson.

Higgs knew Bob Marley from the early 1960s. In fact, Marley acknowledged later on that he had been an influential figure for him. Most people interested in classical reggae do not recognize his name, however Higgs has been regarded as the "Father of Reggae' by…

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  • Master of Reggae! A really great composer. HARD TIMES DONT BOTHER ME!
  • So few comments; real shame.
  • Legend.
  • ...and no comments for a year? Jesus.
  • It saddens me that he's not widely appreciated. Life Of Contradiction is awe inspiring.
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