Ernie Smith and Leroy Sibbles for Studio 38

Friday, April 16, 2010    

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Vintage kings Ernie Smith and Leroy Sibbles are set to take the stage at the next instalment of the Studio 38 series at the Pulse Centre in New Kingston this Sunday April 18.

The legendary songwriters, musicians and entertainers follow the likes of John Holt, Ken Booth, Freddie McGregor, Beres Hammond, Toots & The Maytals and AJ Brown, who have performed to rave reviews at Studio 38 since the start of the year.

This Sunday is expected to be no different, given Ernie's record of highly entertaining performances and witty lyrics. Sibblies is numbered among Jamaica's most mesmerising performers, with hits and style to match.

With a catalogue spanning 37 years, 12 albums, countless live performances and a significant fan base, Ernie has made an indelible mark on Jamaican music. Since his breakthrough song, I Can't Take It Any More (later covered by Johnny Nash as Tears On My Pillow), the hits have flowed in quick succession, - Bend Down, Ride On Sammy, One Dream, Pitta Patta and Duppy Gunman.

Leroy Sibbles, is one of the founders of reggae music. He began his career as the lead singer of the rock steady group, The Heptones. While with that group, he recorded many classic reggae tunes including Party Time, Fatty Fatty, Book Of Rules, Baby Be True and Heptones Gonna Fight.

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