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Eric "Monty" Morris

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Eric "Monty" Morris

Eric "Monty" Morris has been played on NTS shows including Martyn's Darkest Light, with Blackman Ska first played on 31 August 2016.

Eric Morris is a ska singer, considered to be one of the foundation artists of original ska. Morris was the original vocalist for The Skatalites.

Eric "Monty" Morris is recognised in Jamaica, alongside Laurel Aitken and Derrick Morgan as a primal ska performer. In 1961 he recorded a medley of nursery rhymes as "Humpty Dumpty" providing the vocals to Arkland Drumbago Parks All Star Band's shuffling beat. The song proved a phenomenal success and is regarded as pivotal in the progress of Jamaican music, introducing…

Blackman Ska
Eric "Monty" Morris
Kentone Records, Dub Store Records2011
Blackman Ska
Eric "Monty" MorrisKentone Records, Dub Store Records2011