b. Silbert Walton, 1957, St. Ann, Jamaica, West Indies. Prior to his success in the music industry Walton spent a year in the Jamaican Police Force before recording as Jah Walton for Joe Gibbs in 1976. By 1977 he recorded a number of tracks for producer Harry Mudie, including the popular combination hit with Prince Heron, ‘Stay A Yard And Praise God’, ‘Touch Her Where She Want It Most’ and the hilarious ‘Married To A Bank Cashier’. With Sonia Pottinger he was enrolled to perform on the rehashed ‘It’s Raining’ by the Techniques, made available in the disco mix format. In 1982 he released the dancehall stepper ‘All Kinda People Come To The Dance’ and the Nicodemus -influenced ‘Senator Dee’, which enhanced his credibility and led to a session at Channel One for the equally popular ‘River To The Bank’. In the ...
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