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Lloyd Charmers Has Died

Lloyd Charmers Has Died

Lloyd Charmers Has Died

By Erik Magni on Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 1 comment

Jamaican producer, singer and keyboard player Lloyd Charmers died on December 27 from a heart attack in London.

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Lloyd CharmersLloyd Charmers played an important role in the development and internationalization of reggae music. He was a member of the acclaimed vocal harmony trio the Uniques in the 60’s, but later moved on to pursue a solo career as a producer and a keyboard player.

His productions range from Ras Michael & Dadawah’s groundbreaking debut album 'Peace & Love', Ken Boothe’s chart topper Everything I Own and the notorious and very rude album 'Censored!'.

Lloyd Charmers was 74 years old.

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Posted by Harris BB Seaton on 12.30.2012
I'm finding it difficult to talk about Lloyd (Charmers) Tyrell with just a few words. His production of my hit songs "Thinline Between Love & Hate" & "Summertime" speaks for it self. Our association as the Messengers feat. Ken Boothe, the late Busty Brown & myself is a testimony of our musical relationship and forming Splash label... He will never be forgotten... God rest his soul.....

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