July 15, 2010, at 4:37 pm
It’s not a good month… after the very sad news of Lincoln Sugar Minott’s passing just a few days ago, news has just come in that one of the unsung greats of Jamaican music, Claudius Linton, has died. Linton started off in the Angelic Brothers recording for Justin Yap in the early 60′s. The Angelic [...]
September 1, 2008, at 10:08 am
As Gustav bears down on Louisiana And Texas the parts of the Caribbean that were affected are picking up the pieces. This includes Jamaica which suffered structual damage and severe flooding in some areas.
One person affected was the singer Claudius Linton, his house was badly damaged and flooded. The US label he has been [...]
July 17, 2008, at 1:29 pm
From ska tunes for Justin Yap, to 70′s roots masterpieces to now, the singer Claudius Linton tells it all in this interview at Reggae Vibes.
June 12, 2008, at 9:46 pm
The latest (June/July) issue of French language reggae magazine Natty Dread is out now. The Slickers are on the front cover and they feature extensively in the magazine alongside Prestige, Queen Ifrika, Reggae Regulars, Burro Banton and quite a bit more. As always the layout and illustrations etc are top quality – I just [...]
November 21, 2007, at 11:21 pm
Out on CD on 26 November is Roots Master, a long overdue collection of 70′s and 80′s sides by Claudius Linton. Claudius first recorded as a member of the Hoffner brothers in the very early 70′s. Later in the decade, and into the 80′s, he was releasing self produced solo singles on labels such as [...]