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Count Lasher

Count Lasher has been played on NTS in shows including The NTS Guide to…, featured first on 17 June 2021. Songs played include Jump Independently, Talking Parrot and Dalvey Gal - Parson.

Count Lasher (Terence Parkins) was most likely Mento's greatest single talent. He was one of mento's very best vocalists (along with Harold Richardson) and one of its very best writers (along with Everard Williams). Lasher was equally at home recording in the rural and urban mento styles, just as he was recording original compositions as well as old Jamaican mento/folk songs.

He was Jamaica's biggest golden age mento star, full of talent and charisma. His…

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Jump Independently
Count Lasher, Lynn Taitt, Baba Brooks Band
Dutchess1966
Jump Independently
Count Lasher, Lynn Taitt, Baba Brooks BandDutchess1966
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Talking Parrot
Count Lasher, Porters Calypso Band
Striker Lee2007
Talking Parrot
Count Lasher, Porters Calypso BandStriker Lee2007
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Dalvey Gal - Parson
Count Lasher
Caribou0
Dalvey Gal - Parson
Count LasherCaribou0
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Cinemascope
Count Lasher, Charlie Binger & His Calypsonians
Trojan Records2006
Cinemascope
Count Lasher, Charlie Binger & His CalypsoniansTrojan Records2006
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