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  1. Roy Samuel Reid (28 June – 27 November ), better known as I-Roy, was a Jamaican DJ who had a very prolific career during the s. Biography. Born in in Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica, Reid graduated from Dinthill Technical College before.
  2. Radiation Roots present a reissue of I Roy's Can't Conquer Rasta, originally released in Born Roy Samuel Reid in Saint Thomas in , I Roy was one of Jamaica's all-time greatest deejays. A natural-born toaster, his rhyming raps always sounded effortless, whether describing the harsh realities of the inner city, or making light of nonsense nursery rhymes. A former employee at Customs.
  3. Though he kind of shot himself in the foot by deriving his stage name so obviously from that of the legendary U-Roy, Roy Reid nevertheless went on to become one of the most influential reggae DJs (or rappers) of the s, arguably the classical period of his chosen specialty. He was a hugely popular feature of King Tubby's Hi-Fi sound system, and recorded for many of the top producers of the 8/
  4. I ROY The Observer Book Of Roy Samuel Reid ( US track vinyl compilation LP, picture sleeve. Superb collection that compiles the awesome run of hit singles that the late, great I Roy voiced for Niney The Observer during and The sleeve shows a little edgewear, the vinyl is in 'as new' condition VPRL).
  5. May 04,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Observer Book Of Roy Samuel Reid on Discogs. Label: 17 North Parade - VPRL,VP Records - VPRL • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Reggae • Style: Roots Reggae/5(20).
  6. Bought this on vinyl when it was originally released. This record is killer I-Roy, late 70's, produced by Bunny Lee, featuring Sly, Robbie and the Aggrovators. PLUS dub versions on side 2. WARNING!!! mp3 download is low quality direct from a scratchy skipping vinyl lp Invest in the vinyl or cd/5(7).
  7. Buy I-Roy Observer Book Of I-Roy Vinyl LP today from Discrepancy Records with Fast & Free Delivery Australia's Top Rated Online Vinyl Record LP Store, we're your number one shop for vinyl records.
  8. The deejay often credited with inventing toasting is the great U-Roy. However, the deejay seen as his equal is the remarkable Roy Reid, a.k.a. I-Roy. Born in St. Thomas, Jamaica in , I-Roy's career began in his late-teens as a toaster for the sound system called Son's Junior.

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