Jacob Miller

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Birthday
4, 1952
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Mar 23, 1980 (27)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1952
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Mar 23, 1980 (27)

About

Famous for his work with the Jamaican reggae band Inner Circle, he is also notable for his solo recordings, which include the 1978 album Dread Dread and the 1980 LP Mixed Up Moods.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he collaborated with Augustus Pablo on a number of tracks, including "False Rasta," "Baby I Love You So," and the popular "King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown."

Trivia

He is remembered for his distinctive vocal vibrato.

Family Life

The son of Desmond Elliot and Joan Ashman, he was born in Mandeville, Jamaica, and raised by his grandparents in Kingston, Jamaica. Tragically, he was killed in a car crash (along with his son) when he was just twenty seven years old.

Associated With

He and fellow reggae vocalist Gregory Isaacs were both in the cast of the 1978 Jamaican movie Rockers.

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