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Aston "Family Man" Barrett

b, perc, *1946 JM
Musician of Reggae
A.k.a. Aston Francis Barrett.

Jamaican reggae bass player. Born : November 22, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica. With his brother, drummer Carlton Barrett (1950-1987), was part of Lee Perry's The Upsetters before joining Bob Marley in the group The Wailers (that would become Bob Marley & the Wailers). Also played on various other Jamaican reggae sessions. Nicknamed "Family Man" (or "Fams") because he's the father of 40 kids. Sons include Floyd Barrett, Kevin Barrett, and Aston Barrett Jr..

  
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Electric piano
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • Reggae
  • Soul
  • Electronic

Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Tribute To Y Mas Gan / Steppers RockAston "Family Man" Barrett / The Rebel Arms / The Wailers2016Single
Family Man SkankAston "Family Man" Barrett, The Rebel Arms, The Wailers2014Single
Well PleasedAston 'Family Man' Barrett2014Single
Cobra StyleAston 'Family Man' Barrett2014Single
UnificationKongo Banga Featuring Aston "Family Man" Barrett2007Album
Cobra Style: Productions From The Wailers' Musical DirectorAston "Family Man" Barrett1999Compil.
Familyman In DubAston "Family Man" Barrett1999Compil.
Wailers Sound TractAston "Family Man" Barrett1995Single
Children Of The Ghetto / Natural Woman / Carribean Knight / Fams Choice / Grovers ParadiseSenya / Aston "Family Man" Barrett, Rebel Arms, The Wailers Band1990Album
Cobra StyleAston "Family Man" Barrett1981Album
Pick A DubKeith Hudson & Aston "Family Man" Barrett1974Album
Herb Tree / Holy PolyAston "Family Man" Barrett1972Single
Rock Of Gibraltar / Melodies Of WarThe Righteous Flames / Aston "Family Man" Barrett1972Single
Get Together / Instalment PlanCarl Dawkins / Aston "Family Man" Barrett1970Single
Midnight Sunshine / You Are My SunshineAston "Family Man" Barrett / Gregory Isaacs And Uziah "Sticky" Thompson1970Single
Orgarang / The EliminatorAston "Family Man" Barrett1969Single
Bandit / Family Man MoodErrol Wallace / Aston "Family Man" Barrett1969Single
First DjangoAston "Family Man" BarrettSingle
Macka DubGlen Adams & Rick Frater / Brad All-Stars Featuring Carlton Barrett And Aston "Family Man" BarrettAlbum
The CreatorAston "Family Man" Barrett / Earl "Wire" Lindo / Tyrone DownieSingle
Venous Soul / ReasoningAston "Family Man" BarrettSingle
Eastern Memphis / Rebel Am I (Version)Aston "Family Man" Barrett & The Rebel Arms, The Wailers, Tuff Gong InternationalSingle
Distant DrumsAston "Family Man" BarrettSingle
Robbery With Agrivation / Rollington Town RockAston "Family Man" BarrettSingle
Soul Constitution / Cell Block 11Aston "Family Man" BarrettSingle
Bide Up With Reason (Adapted)Aston "Family Man" Barrett, Earl "Wire" Lindo, Tyrone DownieSingle
(Don't Go Back) Go Forward / Power CutThe Vibrators / Aston "Family Man" BarrettSingle
Special Inspiration / Wailers SerenadeAston 'Family Man' BarrettSingle
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