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 Alton Nehemiah Ellis

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Alton Nehemiah Ellis

  • Birth 1 Sep 1938 Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Death 10 Oct 2008 Hillingdon, London Borough of Hillingdon, Greater London, England
  • Burial Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica
  • Memorial ID 31054046

Singer. Born and raised in Trenchtown, Jamaica, he was known as "The Godfather of Rock Steady". His recordings include "Muriel" (1959), "Get Ready Rock Steady" (1966), and "I'm Still in Love with You" (1969). In 1994 Alton was awarded Jamaica's Order of distinction. In 2006 he was inducted into the International Reggae and World Music Hall of Fame.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 31054046
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alton Nehemiah Ellis (1 Sep 1938–10 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31054046, citing Dovecot Memorial Park and Crematorium, Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica ; Maintained by Find A Grave .