Byron Lee  

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"Don’t forget his vital Soca work, part of the transition of the style from electric to electronic. “Tiney Winey”, especially, is one of those landmark tracks in the Caribbean transition into the synth age, featuring both drum machines and keyboards."[1] --Birdseed's Tunedown

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Byron Lee OD, OJ (born Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee, 27 June 1935, Christiana, Manchester, Jamaica, died 4 November 2008, Kingston, Jamaica) was a musician, record producer, and entrepreneur, best known for his work as leader of Byron Lee and the Dragonaires, who recorded "Jump Up" for the first James Bond film Dr. No, and as the owner of the Dynamic Sounds recording studios. Along with Randy's Studio 17, Dynamic Sounds was the recording studio used by Lee Perry for such recordings as Soul Rebels. An interesting selection can be heard on Early Shots At Randy's & Dynamic Sounds (1968-1972).

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