Purpleman was one of three albino deejays in the 1980s along with Yellowman and King Mellow Yellow. Purpleman & Tullo – Shock of the Century 1985 (Photo: Beth Lesser), Nice article but you left out this Purpleman LP, https://www.reggaefever.ch/articleDetails?articleId=LP-12332, This tune has been been released one month before Purpleman passed away. Conclusion Dancehall veteran PURPLEMAN is firmly committed and lyrically potent on his engaging new album "Dancehall General". This is heavy duty and heavy stereo. The dawn of the 1980’s was a time when the dances were changing. In 2014 he made a comeback with a new album entitled “Home Once More”. Veteran Dancehall Artiste Purpleman Is Dead #purpleman #reggae #jamaica #rub-a-dub #bmc Here is a old mix I did 5 years ago (2009) focussing on the works of none other than Purpleman, combining his tunes with some vocal versions and/or dubs! It was followed by the 11-track album “The Dancehall General“, which was released by J Island Records in 2017. The Yellow, The Purple & The Nancy the 1982 album is still a favorite in the UK. Peter’s first cut “A Fe We Jah” (1979) established himself as an artist to be reckoned with. Bandcamp New & Notable Jul 22, 2016, This World (Is Going Up In Flames)by Tabby Diamond, A take on the modern soul classic from one of Jamaica's most treasured singers, Donald "Tabby" Shaw of The Mighty Diamonds. Purpleman chats with veteran essence and Mr. Hylton and Baby Demus add some ruff and tuff dimension. by Robert Heilman at Reggae VibesDec 22, 2017Artist, Reviews. Fast forward to 2014 and he releases “Home Once More”; an engaging album sparking renewed interest. Purpleman was one of three albino deejays in the 1980s along with Yellowman and King Mellow Yellow. Purpleman deejayed with King Jammy's sound system, including performing at 'clashes' with other systems such as Youth Promotion, Arrows, Killamanjaro and B Read some background info about Reggae Vibes here. PURPLEMAN – THE ORIGINAL DANCEHALL GENERAL (January 4, 1962 – August 19, 2020) “Dancehall General” was also recorded at Chinna’s Inna De Yard in fine style! Not officially recognized, this event was the initial “Sting”. Recording took place at Chinna Smith’s Inna De Yard and Saunjay “Triple Ace” Kerr’s J Island Records Studio. Raggattack X Belén Natalí - Digital Lady, Robert "Higherman" Heilman is a writer, reviewer and interviewer for Reggae- Vibes.com. Purpleman mashed it up and Jammy’s took the title. Fulljoyment to hear this Waterhouse veteran ruling the mic once again. Biiim!! Since then, Mr. Jones has released some crucial singles. Being one of three albino deejays in the 1980s (Yellowman, Purpleman, and King Mellow Yellow), he often called himself Yellowman, and even released an album as him. A take on the modern soul classic from one of Jamaica's most treasured singers, Donald "Tabby" Shaw of The Mighty Diamonds. “Live Up” is an upliftment with style and purpose. Three years ago Purpleman released his album Dancehall General.