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Derrick Morgan (born 27 March 1940, Mocho, Clarendon Parish, Jamaica) is a musical artist popular in the 1960s and 1970s. He worked with Desmond Dekker, Bob Marley, and Jimmy Cliff in the ska genre, and he also performed rocksteady and skinhead reggae.


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Discography

Albums

  • Seven Letters (1969)
  • Derrick Morgan in London (1969)
  • Moon Hop (1970)
  • Feel So Good (1975) (featuring Hortense Ellis)
  • People's Decision (1977)
  • Still in Love (1977) (also featuring Hortense Ellis)
  • Sunset at Moonlight City
  • Love City
  • The Legend of Derrick Morgan (1980)
  • I Am the Ruler (1992) - Trojan Records
  • Tougher Than Tough (Rudie in Court) (1992)
  • Ska Man Classics (1995)
  • Ska Man Classics (1997)
  • 21 Hits Salute (1997)
  • Meets the High Notes Live (2003)
  • Moon Hop: Best of the Early Years 1960-69 (2003)
  • Derrick:Top the Top (2003)
  • Derrick Meets the High Notes (2004)

Singles

  • "The Hop" / "Tell It To Me", 7": Island WI 006, UK, 1962
  • "Forward March" / "Please Don't Talk About Me", 7": Island WI 011, UK, 1962
  • "See The Blind" / "Cherry Home", 7": Island WI 013, UK, 1962
  • "Moon Hop" - 1970 - UK No. 49

Singles on Crab Records

  • River To The Bank / Reggae Limbo 7" (B side - Peter King)
  • Seven Letters / Lonely Heartaches 7" (B side - The Tartons)
  • The First Taste Of Love / Dance All Night 7"
  • Don't Play That Song / How Can I Forget You 7"
  • Mek It Tan Deh / Gimme Back 7"
  • Send Me Some Loving / Come What May 7"
  • Hard Time / Death Rides A Horse 7" (B Side - Roy Richards)
  • Man Pon Moon / What A Thing 7"
  • Moon Hop / Harris Wheel 7" (B Side - Reggaeites)
  • A Night At The Hop / Telephone 7"
  • Oh Baby / The Rat 7" (B Side - The Thunderbirds)
  • Need To Belong / Let's Have Some Fun 7" (With Jennifer Jones)
  • I Wish I Was An Apple / The Story 7"
  • Take A Letter Maria / Just A Little Loving 7" (With Owen Gray)
  • Rocking Good Way / Wipe These Tears 7" (With Jennifer Jones)
  • My Dickie / Brixton Hop 7"
  • I Can't Stand It No Longer / Beyond The Wall 7"
  • Endlessly / Who's Making Love 7"
  • Hurt Me / Julia 7"
  • Searching So Long / Drums Of Passion 7"

See also




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