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Artist Info

Tommy McCook & The Supersonics

Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
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Powered by Audioscrobbler™George Tucker - Guitar
Hugh Malcolm - Drums
Tommy McCook - Tenor Sax
Lester Sterling - Alto Sax
Lyn Taitt - Lead Guitar
Winston Wright - Organ
Ranny "Bop" Williams - Rhythm Guitar
Danny Simpson - Trombone

Tommy McCook described the Supersonics as being in existence from 1965 to the early 1970's. They played extensively for school graduations etc but frequently found it difficult to get general bookings due to the increase in violence at dances in 1966 associated with the Rude Boys. This eventually lead to curfews being imposed from 10pm in parts of Kingston and therefore a drastic reduction in dances, for three months the band were unable to obtain any bookings in Kingston at all. The band did however continue to record extensively, most notably for Duke Reid at Treasure Isle.

Though best remembered for their rocksteady and early reggae recordings the band also played various other styles live including bossa nova, calypsos and waltzs.


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