The Heptones



The Heptones

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1965
Born
November 30, -0001 in Kingston
Location
Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
Biography
Leroy Sibbles, Earl Morgan and Barry Llewelyn first came together as "The Hep Ones" in 1965 in Kingston, Jamaica but they soon changed their name to "The Heptones". They recorded for the major Jamaican producers at the time, including Coxsone Dodd of Studio One fame. The Heptones had a number of Jamaican hits for Studio One, including "Pretty Looks Isn't All", "Fattie Fattie" and "I Hold the Handle." They went on to record with Joe Gibbs, Harry J (Harry Johnson), and Rupie Edwards. In 1977, they recorded "Party Time" for Lee Perry, one of Perry's finest productions, which included a version of Bob Dylan's "I Shall Be Released.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


A Christmas Present

A Christmas Present

The Heptones June 16, 2017

10 Tracks

Nightfood Ina Party Time

Nightfood Ina Party Time

The Heptones June 2, 2017

20 Tracks

Black & White

Black & White

The Heptones May 19, 2015

16 Tracks

The Heptones In Treasure Land

The Heptones In Treasure Land

The Heptones May 19, 2015

12 Tracks

Land of Love (Remastered)

Land of Love (Remastered)

The Heptones May 5, 2014

10 Tracks

Good Life

Good Life

The Heptones February 7, 2014

10 Tracks

Drift Away

Drift Away

The Heptones May 23, 2011

20 Tracks

Everyday Life

Everyday Life

The Heptones March 25, 2011

17 Tracks

Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley

The Heptones October 25, 2010

10 Tracks

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