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REMEMBERING LEGENDARY MUSIC pioneer and founder of the infamous Studio One, Sir Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd, who died 5th May 2004 from heart complications. Sir Coxsone received several accolades for his exceptional work in the music industry, which will live forever.
The reggae music fraternity will be remembering this pioneering giant of Jamaica's music industry. Clement Dodd played a huge role in the development of Jamaican music firstly through his Downbeat sound system in the 1950s, and later by being one of the first producers to start recording Jamaican music.
Clement Dodd founded the famous Studio One at 13 Brentford Road, and he earned the Jamaica Order of Distinction in 1991, He produced an array artistes including Bob Marley, Marcia Griffiths, Bob Andy, Peter Tosh, Delroy Wilson, Paragons, Culture, Alton Ellis, and so many others.
In August 2002, Sir Coxsone was given a special award, marking Jamaica's 40th year of Independence, for his contribution to Jamaican music. He also received a GOLD Musgrave Medal for his contribution to music in 2002.
"'Sir Coxsone' is fondly referred to as the father of popular entertainment in Jamaica. For decades, the development of modern Jamaican music and the discovering of new talent rested on his shoulders as he did his utmost to nurture an industry that has now become a powerful international force".
Clement Dodd inspired the renaming of Brentford Road to be re-named "Studio One Boulevard" as a lasting tribute to his outstanding works and contribution to the nation.
Reputed as the founder of Studio One located at 13 Brentford Road he was involved with music since his work as a labourer, when he used his hard earned cash to import records to play on his sound system. He also earned the Jamaica Order of Distinction in 1991, and Sir Coxsone produced several hits with artistes such as Bob Marley, Marcia Griffiths, Bob Andy, Peter Tosh, Delroy Wilson, Paragons, Culture, Alton Ellis, and numerous others.
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