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Treasure Isle

Treasure Isle & Trojan

The histories of the legendary Treasure Isle and Trojan record labels both start with Arthur “Duke” Reid. Duke Reid was born on July 21st, 1915 in Portland, Jamaica. After serving 10 years as a policeman, he and his wife Lucille “Duchess” Reid won a substantial amount of money in [...]

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Coxsone Dodd

Sir Coxsone Dodd

Clement Seymour “Sir Coxsone” Dodd was born on January 26th, 1932 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was an influential record producer who launched the careers of numerous renowned reggae artists and played a pivotal role in the development of reggae and ska music.When working as a sugar cane cutter in [...]

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