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Barrington Levy, one of the biggest dancehall and reggae success stories of the past three and a half decades has hit the road trail once again. He came to the fore in the 80’s and forever changed the way dancehall and its performers were perceived by the masses. He has been ranked among the best in the business since, which is a testament to his remarkable skills. Barrington Levy tickets are the commodity you need to buy to catch him perform live.
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Barrington Levy was born on 30th April, 1964 at Claredon, Jamaica. His fascination with music started at a very early age. He teamed up with his cousin Everton Dacres to form their own band and named it Mighty Multitude. The duo started to spend hours recording and rehearsing songs which resulted in the creation of the track "My Black Girl" in the year 1977. Barrington then decided to go slow when he was only fourteen years old. His first recorded song as a single performer was "A Long Time Since We Don’t Have No Love". It received a lukewarm response but that didn’t put him off. He started to play and perform at dancehalls more vehemently. His talents began to generate a lot of attention and turned Barrington into one of the most sought after acts on the local music scene. At one such gig he got the chance to meet the producer’s duo, Hyman Wright and Junjo Lawes. They were so impressed by the youngster that they decided to take him under their wings.
Barrington Levy hit the recording studio under the tutelage of the Junjo and Hyman to begin recording various songs. All that hard work manifested itself into the likes of "Ah Yah We Dah". That was followed by "Wedding Ring Aside", "Englishman", "Collie Weed" and "Looking My Love". All of these tracks turned out to be big hits and provided the foundation to launch Barrington to levels his talents deserved. "Shine Eye Girl" then came and took all the fame and popularity to a whole new level. The young Barrington had by now turned into a top artist, a crowd grabber. The hits kept on rolling off the conveyer belt with "Jumpy Girl" and "Reggae Music" both getting a lot of acclaim across the board. Barrington’s next move saw him joining forces with Alvin Ranglin and that resulted in more hits in the form of "Jah", "When You’re Young and in Love", "Never Tear My Love Apart" and "You Made Me So Happy".
Barrington Levy was now a man in demand which brought his way duets and collaborations with the biggest names in the industry. "Moonlight Lover" with Jah Thomas, "Lose Respect" with Trinity and "Call You on the Phone" with Toyan all turned out to be big hits. His busy schedule kept Barrington moving between studios and dancehalls. During the time between 1979 and 1980 he came out with four albums Shaolin Temple, Bounty Hunter, Englishman and Shine Eyed Girl. All four were littered with tracks that went on to do very well and provided dancehall music a brand new sound. Robin Hood, his 1980 album came and went a long way in solidifying Barrington’s status as a truly exceptional performer. This was the era when his popularity had started to swell beyond Jamaica to a global audience.
Robin Hood was followed by a string of successful songs which included "Too Poor", "In the Dark", "You Have it", "Tomorrow Is Another Day", "Black Roses", "Even Tide Fire a Disaster", "Under Mi Sensi" and "Love of Jah" among others. Here I Come turned out to be another smacking album when it hit the music stores in 1984. Epic singles and albums like My Time, Too Experienced, Divine, Tribal Base, Right Back and Top of the World followed to solidify his status as one of the biggest stars to come out of Jamaica. He is on tour and you can catch a career spanning over thirty five years at one special concert by simply buying Barrington Levy tickets .