Jamaican Snapshots :: Dandy Livingstone (Ska Beat, 1967)

Welcome to the third installment of Jamaican Snapshots -- a recurring column illuminating Jamaican artists whose music largely flew under the radar outside of genre enthusiasts.

A prolific musician and producer, Dandy Livingstone (born Robert Livingstone Thompson) moved to the UK at 15. His career got off to an auspicious start after a tenant in the building where he and a friend jammed, recorded some of their sessions - releasing the tracks on the Planetone record label.

Later, when the London-based Carnival . . .

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