Joe Higgs — Captivity


“… Born in Kingston in 1940, Higgs’ career began as a songwriter for seminal reggae acts such as Toots & the Maytals and Delroy Wilson. While establishing himself as an in-demand songwriter, Higgs was also developing a solo vocal career as well as working as a high school music teacher. The role of teacher suited Higgs and he was soon working regularly as a vocal arranger, a coach, and a guitar instructor. The most famous of his pupils was Bob Marley. It was under Higgs’ tutelage that Marley’s guitar playing greatly improved but, more significantly, it was Higgs who arranged the beautiful trio singing of Marley and fellow Wailers Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingstone (later Bunny Wailer). …”


2 responses to “Joe Higgs — Captivity

  1. Hi – Divshare links through to a Sam Dees track?

  2. Aw .. sorry. Thanks for telling me. That Sam Dees track was from the Whitney H. post.

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