The Congos

Sun 4th

Beatyard is delighted to bring The Congos to Dun Laoghaire, Dublin this August.

Reggae heroes, The Congos, hail from Jamaica and formed in the mid 70s as the duo “Ashanti” Roy Johnson (tenor) (b. Roydel Johnson, 1947, Hanover, Jamaica) and Cedric Myton (falsetto) (b. 1947, Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica), later becoming a trio with the addition of Watty Burnett (baritone) (b.early 1950s, Port AntonioJamaica). They are best known for their Heart of the Congos album, recorded with Lee “Scratch” Perry.

 

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