Band Name: Prince Buster
Music Album: Al Capone
Album Release Date: March 1987
Music Genre: Reggae Ska Rocksteady
Record Label: Spartan Records
Album Release Country: United Kingdom
Music Record Type: 2 Tracks Vinyl 7" Reissue
Born May 24 1938, Kingston, Jamaica. Died September 8, 2016, Miami, Florida, USA. After following original selecter The Great Sebastian he was hired by Clement "Coxsone" Dodd to help on his Down Beat sound system, eventually helping Dodd identify the singles that Duke Reid was importing for his rival system and assisting production of his recordings. His first recording session in 1960 produced "Oh Carolina", with vocals by the Folkes Brothers and added musical accompaniment from Count Ossie. Inventive and innovative for the times, adding the niahbinghi element to popular Jamaican music. Campbell went on to establish his own own Voice Of The People sound system, record label and shop.
Buster produced countless records featuring either himself or virtually every top act of the time backed by the Prince Buster's All Stars. Initially Buster's Group, defining from blues/shuffle origins a huge contribution to the ska era with many classics. First on his Wildbells and
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"Background noises on this single are from the original recording and are not at fault"
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