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Carlton Barrett

dr, perc, 1950-1987
Reggae

Born 17th December 1950 Died 17th April 1987 With his brother, Aston "Family Man" Barrett made up the rhythm section and played a major part in developing the sound of Bob Marley & The Wailers. Noted for his "One Drop" style of drumming, he continued to tour with various versions of The Wailers Band until shot dead in 1987 by gunmen hired by his wife.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Bass
Genres
  • Reggae
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Better Days on A Live Injection: Anthology 1968-1979 by Lee "Scratch" Perry

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Macka DubGlen Adams & Rick Frater / Brad All-Stars Featuring Carlton Barrett And Aston "Family Man" BarrettAlbum
The Sound Of Macka Dub Vol. 1Carlton Barrett & Aston "Family Man" BarrettAlbum
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