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Josey Wales

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Josey Wales

Josey Wales has been played on NTS shows including Hung, Drawn & Quartered, with Bobo Dread first played on 1 August 2013.

Josey Wales was one of dancehall's founding fathers, building on the innovative DJ chatting of his mentor U-Roy and creating a highly influential style of his own. Along with Brigadier Jerry and his sound-system partner Charlie Chaplin, Wales was widely regarded as one of the best DJs in Jamaica when dancehall took over the reggae scene in the early '80s. His gruff, gravelly voice and half-spoken, half-sung delivery were instantly recognizable, and were copied by many an up-and-coming DJ. Unlike his contemporary Yellowman…

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Undercover Lover
Jose Wales
Power House1985
Undercover Lover
Jose WalesPower House1985
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Show Dem How
Shabba Ranks, Josie Wales
Free Willy2001
Show Dem How
Shabba Ranks, Josie WalesFree Willy2001
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Wi No Fool
Josey Wales
Star Trail1996
Wi No Fool
Josey WalesStar Trail1996
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Bobo Dread
Josie Wales
Volcano0
Bobo Dread
Josie WalesVolcano0
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Leggo The Rhythm
Josie Wales
Tuff Gong0
Leggo The Rhythm
Josie WalesTuff Gong0
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Special Prayer
Josey Wales
Jammy's Records1988
Special Prayer
Josey WalesJammy's Records1988
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