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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

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

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