Sly Dunbar

Sly Dunbar

Jamaican drummer, record producer
One of reggae's most influential and inventive drummers, also half of the legendary production duo Sly & Robbie.
BornMay 10, 1952
HometownKingston
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Robbie Shakespeare, bass guitarist who with Sly Dunbar formed one of the best-loved rhythm sections in popular music – obituary

  • Robbie Shakespeare, who has died aged 68, was regarded as the most influential bass player in reggae and its offspring and formed with the drummer Sly Dunbar the rhythm section “Sly and Robbie” which largely developed and popularised around the world the sound of Jamaican music in the post-Bob Marley era.

Albums

Sly-Go-Ville
Sly-Go-Ville
1982
Black Ash Dub
Black Ash Dub
1980
Sly, Wicked & Slick
Sly, Wicked & Slick
1977
500-Push-Up
500-Push-Up
2020