Henry "Junjo" Lawes  

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"Somewhere late in 1979 a band recorded the riddims for Barrington Levy's first songs for producer Henry "Junjo" Lawes, credited at the time as the Channel One Stars. With hindsight these riddims are now considered the birth of Jamaican dancehall music."--Sholem Stein

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Henry "Junjo" Lawes (1960 — 1999) was a record producer who worked with Linval Thompson, Scientist, Barrington Levy, Don Carlos, Frankie Paul and Yellowman, all for his record label Volcano, which spawned a highly popular sound system of the same name.

He later worked with Beenie Man and Ninjaman.

On 14 June 1999, he was shot to death in a drive-by shooting, whilst in Harlesden, North West London. The case remains unsolved.

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