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Denroy Morgan

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b. c.1947, Spanish Town, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Morgan embarked on his musical career in March 1965 when he emigrated to the USA, although his initial musical experience was gleaned in Jamaica through his association with Toots Hibbert of the Maytals. Morgan is acknowledged as a pioneer of the Jamaican music industry having introduced roots rock reggae to New York City. Initially he formed a band known as Mad Creators who performed US chart hits on the live circuit. By the close of the 60s Morgan recorded his debut, ‘Cheating’, which led to the formation of the Black Eagles, who released ‘I Come From Jamaica’. The group’s varying line-up performed throughout the 80s, although in 1981 Morgan began concentrating on his children’s musical career. While he nurtured his offspring he concurrently worked with the Black Eagles who released, ‘I’ll Do Anything For You’, written by Bert Reid of Crown Heights Affair. Reid has since stated that he had been inspired to compose the hit after witnessing and being impressed with Morgan’s vocal style. The band followed the hit with the equally popular, ‘Sweet Tender Love’, which signalled a series of hits including, ‘Reggae’, ‘Last Change’ and ‘Make My Day’. In 1992, Morgan took a hiatus from recording to promote his offspring as Morgan Heritage. Morgan’s success with the group led to the formation of the Heritage Music Group label, and the heritage continued with Dredz and Miriam Morgan who later evolved into LMS. In the same year he and Morgan Heritage performed in West Africa. Having enjoyed success with his progeny, Morgan returned to his solo career and re-recorded ‘I’ll Do Anything For You’, in both reggae and hip-hop styles. The song later featured on the release of the sublime Salvation. Notable tracks on his independent debut included, ‘Words Of The Most High’, ‘What Can I Do’, ‘My Time’, and ‘God Is Man’ in combination with Morgan Heritage. While accomplishing significant success with his children, Morgan has so far been unable to emulate their achievements, although his family’s success in Africa led to him being crowned an honorary king in the district of Brokust on the Ivory Coast.
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Stations Featuring
Denroy Morgan

    Funk

    Funk
    1 song

    Grown Folks Music

    Grown Folks Music
    1 song

Albums by
Denroy Morgan

Top Songs by
Denroy Morgan

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   I'll Do Anything For You
  3.   I'll Do Anything Remix
  4.   Link Up
  5.   Columbus
  6.   Words of the Most High
  7.   The Peace Prayer feat. The Chilites
  8.   Prayer To The King
  9.   Addicted To The Truth
  10.   Addicted To Your Love (Radio)
  11.   Tired of Being Alone
  12.   Jah Rastafari
  13.   Make My Day
  14.   Into the Light
  15.   Everybody Wants to Be Somebody Else
  16.   Human Too
  17.   Bear with Me
  18.   True Love Got a Hold on Me
  19.   Blessed Be the Ties That Bind by The Asaph Ministry
  20.   Fire Man by The Asaph Ministry
  21.   I'm Still Holding On featuring Glenda Phillips
  22.   Rasta Man Trod to Mount Zion featuring Peter "Jahpetes" Morgan
  23.   Why Should I by The Asaph Ministry
  24.   Jesus Is Still Alive featuring Peter "Jahpetes" Morgan
  25.   Little Children featuring Noshyah "Shy Poo" Morgan
  26.   Theocracy Reign by The Asaph Ministry
  27.   The Lion of Judah by The Asaph Ministry
  28.   All To Sing
  29.   Rasta Man Is Coming
  30.   Ethiopia
  31.   Redemption
  32.   United Immigrants
  33.   Feeling Good, Pt. 1
  34.   Cheating
  35.   Legend
  36.   Forward Home
  37.   Rastaman a Come
  38.   Fire Gonna Burn
  39.   Brimstone and Fire
  40.   Sixty Minutes Man
  41.   Shock Dem
  42.   Revelation Come to Pass
  43.   God Is in Man
  44.   My Time
  45.   Bath Fountain
  46.   Should It Be Me
  47.   Seven Chairs
  48.   Runaway Game
  49.   What Can I Do
  50.   Missing You
  51.   Salvation
  52.   Go Before Us Jah by The Asaph Ministry
  53.   Black Out
  54.   Hold onto the Good Things
  55.   The More We Are Together by The Asaph Ministry
  56.   God Meant It for My Good featuring Glenda Phillips
  57.   Holy Sabbath featuring Peter "Jahpetes" Morgan
  58.   Around The World
  59.   Read Your Bible
  60.   Feeling Good, Pt. 2
  61.   Let Me Make Love
  62.   Rock My Soul by The Asaph Ministry
  63.   In Jamaica

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