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Count Ossie

Count Ossie

Count Ossie

Count Ossie has been played over 30 times on NTS, first on 20 March 2013. Count Ossie's music has been featured on 32 episodes.

Count Ossie, born Oswald Williams, (1926, St. Thomas, Jamaica-18 October 1976) was a Jamaican Rastafari movement drummer and band leader. As a young boy he grew in a rasta community were he learned techniques of vocal chanting and hand drumming. In the late 1950s, he (with other percussionists) formed the Count Ossie Group. His first sound recordings were made after meeting Prince Buster. One of those was a song “Oh Carolina,” is regarded by some music historians as the first-ever reggae record….

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Narration
Count Ossie, The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
Retro2007
Narration
Count Ossie, The Mystic Revelation Of RastafariRetro2007
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Bongo Man
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
New Dimension1973
Bongo Man
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of RastafariNew Dimension1973
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Tales Of Mozambique
Count Ossie, The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
Soul Jazz Records2016
Tales Of Mozambique
Count Ossie, The Mystic Revelation Of RastafariSoul Jazz Records2016
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Black Up
Karl Bryan, Count Ossie
Coxsone Records0
Black Up
Karl Bryan, Count OssieCoxsone Records0
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Sam's Intro
Count Ossie, The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
Soul Jazz Records2016
Sam's Intro
Count Ossie, The Mystic Revelation Of RastafariSoul Jazz Records2016
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Run One Mile
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
Dynamic Sounds1975
Run One Mile
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of RastafariDynamic Sounds1975
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Ethiopian Kingdom
Ronald Downer, Count Ossie
Gay Feet1968
Ethiopian Kingdom
Ronald Downer, Count OssieGay Feet1968
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Four Hundred Years
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
New Dimension1973
Four Hundred Years
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of RastafariNew Dimension1973
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Sam's Intro
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari
Dynamic Sounds1975
Sam's Intro
Count Ossie, Mystic Revelation Of RastafariDynamic Sounds1975
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The Call of The Drums Rhythm 1
Leslie Butler, Count Ossie, The Fugitives
Gay Feet, Dub Store Records2017
The Call of The Drums Rhythm 1
Leslie Butler, Count Ossie, The FugitivesGay Feet, Dub Store Records2017
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