Byron Lee

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Birthday
27, 1935
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Nov 4, 2008 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1935
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Nov 4, 2008 (73)

About

Jamaican musician and record producer known for being the leader of Byron Lee and the Dragonaires. He is said to have introduced the electric bass guitar to Jamaica around 1960.

Before Fame

He formed the Dragonaires around 1950 with his friend Carl Brady.

Trivia

He produced many of the ska singles by The Maytals.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Manchester, Jamaica.

Associated With

Jimmy Cliff is another famous Jamaican musician and ska producer.