Big Youth

Born 19 April 1949.
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Big Youth - S90 Skank

Big Youth performs S90 Skank at the Barbican in London for a very special concert as part of BBC Four's Reggae Britannia.

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Manley Augustus Buchanan (born 19 April 1949, Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica), better known as Big Youth (sometimes called Jah Youth), is a Jamaican deejay, mostly known for his work during the 1970s.

He commented, "Deejays were closest to the people because there wasn't any kind of establishment control on the sound systems".

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