Dennis Brown

Born 1 February 1957. Died 1 July 1999.

Jamaican reggae artist

Dennis Brown

Biography

Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD (1 February 1957 – 1 July 1999) was a Jamaican reggae singer. During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major stars of lovers rock, a sub-genre of reggae. Bob Marley cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae", and Brown would prove influential on future generations of reggae singers.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Crown Prince of Reggae – Singles 1972-1985

    The Crown Prince of Reggae – Singles 1972-1985 2010

    Reviewed by Angus Taylor
    Forty tracks from Bob Marley’s favourite singer, plus a live DVD.