Music Artists Bands
Free MP3 Music Downloads
     Real Rhapsody       MusicMatch       Napster       iTunes       eMusic
FREE Music

Artists  -  Album CD Reviews - Bands - Biography - Charts - Coupons - Free Music - Genres Guitar Tabs - Lyrics - New Artist - News - Radio - Ringtones - Top Album - Video Games

Artist Band Biography: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Ken Lazarus - Music Artist Band Bio


Lazarus began his career from the inception of ska in the early 60s. He performed lead vocals for Byron Lee And The Dragonaires, playing on tours of the West Indies and North America. In 1965, credited as performing with the Byron Lee Orchestra, he relished his first taste of international fame when "Funny" was released through Island Records in the UK. He also performed as part of an idiosyncratic, neglected Jamaican rock band, Tomorrow's Children. His sporadic output resulted in a few releases of note, although in 1971 he maintained a high profile with "Girl" and the bewildering "Tomorrow's Children". Although Lazarus's releases were erratic he worked in the studios as an arranger, producer and songwriter. In 1972, as a performer, he secured a one-single contract with a major label for the release of "Hail The Man', but failed to satisfy the company's expectations. By the 90s, having relocated to California, he joined Pluto and Ernie Smith on a small island tour. The jaunt was to promote his solo release, Reflections, which featured Lazarus" unique renditions of reggae classics including the Maytals' "Peeping Tom", Ken Boothe's "Freedom Street" and Jimmy Cliff's "Wonderful World, Beautiful People".

Reflections (Laz Rec 1997)**.

Reggae's Greatest Hits Vols. 1 & 2 (London 1970)**.

Source: Encyclopedia of Popular Music

Music Albums

Sings Reggae Hits Of The 70's

     Audio Electronics
     Concert Tickets
     MP3 Players
     Musical Instruments
     P2P File Sharing
     Pro Audio Recording
     SEO Search Ranking
     Sheet Music
     Affiliate Program
     Become A Partner
     Link To Us
     Music Industry
     Web Directory

© Copyright 2005 Music Entertainment Network™. A Cyprus RoussosGroup Company. All Rights Reserved.

All trademarks and service marks including Napster, Apple iPod MP3 Player + iTunes, eMusic, Guitar Center Musicians Friend, Zzounds Musical Instrument Equipment Store, BMG Music Service, Columbia House DVD Club, eBay, Amazon, Netflix, Jamster, Music123 Musical Instruments, Billboard, MTV, Yahoo Launch, Overture, MusicMatch, Kazaa Lite, Morpheus software, Real Rhapsody, Bose, Sheet Music Plus, Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, Walmart, Barnes and Noble, CDUniverse, Tower Records, MSN, Limewire, WinMX, Google are property of their respective owners. Disclaimer: Uploading or downloading of copyrighted works without permission or authorization of the copyright holders may be illegal and subject to civil or criminal liability and penalties. User submitted free content, including Wikipedia and All Music Guide or modification thereof by end users, do not reflect the views and opinions of and are for educational purposes. Search bands and artists bio and albums. Browse artist band biographies. Privacy Policy - Site Map - MP3 - Music Downloads