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Sugar Belly

Sugar Belly has been played on NTS shows including Studio One, with Magic In The Moonlight first played on 29 June 2020.

Sugar Belly (William Walker) was a Jamaican mento musician. He developed on his own the instrument he called the bamboo saxophone. At the height of his popularity in the late 1950s Sugar Belly was one of the important figures in the Jamaican music scene, turning his homemade saxophone into a natural vehicle for a distinctively Caribbean musical style. Sugar Belly was raised in Kingston. In music he was entirely self-taught. Just where he got the idea to create a bamboo saxophone is a…

Magic In The Moonlight
Sugar Belly
Studio One, Coxsone Records0
Magic In The Moonlight
Sugar BellyStudio One, Coxsone Records0