Frogtoon Music - Artist Biography For I-Roy
Roy Samuel Reid (June 28, 1944-November 27, 1999, born in St. Thomas, Jamaica) - better known as I-Roy - was a Jamaican deejay who had a very prolific career during the '70s.
Deriving his name and to some extent his style from U-Roy, Reid was also heavily influenced in his early career by Dennis Alcapone. With early recordings for Gussie Clarke, Glen Brown, Lee "Scratch" Perry and Bunny Lee, Reid established himself at the forefront of 1970's reggae DJ's.
Artist Tags For I-Roy
3) Roots Reggae