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Hopeton Lewis

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Hopeton Lewis

Hopeton Lewis has been played on NTS shows including Gong Sounds w/ PRMTVO, with Happy Christmas first played on 18 December 2017.

Hopeton Lewis is a Jamaican singer.

Lewis began recording in the mid-1960s, and had one of the earliest rocksteady hits with "Take It Easy" in late 1966. He had several more Jamaican hits in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including the first 'herb' song ever recorded in Jamaica, "Cool Collie", worked for Duke Reid as an arranger and backing singer, and won the Festival Song Contest in 1970 with "Boom Shaka Lacka". He began working as a singer with Byron Lee & the…

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Everybody Rocking
Hopeton Lewis
Island Records1967
Everybody Rocking
Hopeton LewisIsland Records1967
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Think Positive
Hopeton Lewis
W-H Records1977
Think Positive
Hopeton LewisW-H Records1977
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Happy Christmas
Hopeton Lewis
Merritone, Dub Store Records2013
Happy Christmas
Hopeton LewisMerritone, Dub Store Records2013
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Tom Drunk
Hopeton Lewis, Hugh Roy, Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
Treasure Isle1971
Tom Drunk
Hopeton Lewis, Hugh Roy, Tommy McCook & The SupersonicsTreasure Isle1971
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The Wind Cries Mary
Hopeton Lewis
Dragon1973
The Wind Cries Mary
Hopeton LewisDragon1973
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