デニス・ブラウン

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デニス・ブラウン
出生名 Dennis Emmanuel Brown
別名 The Crown Prince of Reggae
生誕 1957年2月1日
出身地 ジャマイカの旗 ジャマイカ
死没 1999年7月1日
ジャンル レゲエ
職業 歌手ソングライター
担当楽器 ギターベース
レーベル スタジオ・ワンジョー・ギブス、DEB、VP他

デニス・ブラウンDennis Brown, 1957年2月1日 - 1999年7月1日)は、ジャマイカキングストン出身のレゲエシンガー。75枚以上のアルバムをリリースし、「レゲエの貴公子(The Crown Prince of Reggae)」と呼ばれた。

略歴[編集]

デリック・ハリオットに見出され13歳で歌手としてデビュー。1970年にコクソン・ドッドスタジオ・ワンレーベルからデビューアルバム『No Man Is An Island』をリリース。以降、「Trojan」、「Harry J」、「Joe Gibbs」、「Vp」、「Ras」、「Taxi」等、複数のレーベルよりアルバムをリリースした。また、7インチシングル盤でリリースされた「Sitting & Watching」「Wolves and Leopards」「Here I Come」等、複数のヒット曲を放っている。1979年3月にシングル「Money In My Pocket」が全英チャート14位のヒットを記録した。

1999年7月1日、気胸により逝去。42歳。葬儀にはP.J.パターソン首相や、エドワード・シアガ元首相も駆けつけ、弔辞を読みあげた。同年7月17日、首相経験者や偉人を葬る、キングストンのナショナル・ヒーローズ・パークへ埋葬された。

ディスコグラフィー[編集]

スタジオ・アルバム[編集]

  • 1970 - No Man is an Island (スタジオ・ワン)
  • 1971 - If I Follow My Heart (Studio One)
  • 1972 - Super Reggae & Soul Hits (Crystal/Trojan)
  • 1974 - The Best of Dennis Brown (Joe Gibbs) aka Best of Part 1 (1979, ジョー・ギブス)
  • 1975 - Deep Down (Observer), reissued in 1979 as So Long Rastafari (Harry J)
  • 1975 - Just Dennis (Observer/Trojan)
  • 1977 - Superstar (Micron)
  • 1977 - Wolf & Leopards (DEB/Weed Beat)
  • 1977 - Dennis Brown Meets Harry Hippy (Pioneer)(with Harry Hippy)
  • 1978 - Westbound Train (Third World), aka Africa (Celluloid)
  • 1978 - Visions of Dennis Brown (Joe Gibbs)
  • 1979 - Joseph's Coat Of Many Colors (DEB)
  • 1979 - Words of Wisdom (Joe Gibbs/Atlantic)
  • 1980 - Spellbound (Joe Gibbs/Laser)
  • 1981 - Money In My Pocket (Trojan)
  • 1981 - Foul Play (Joe Gibbs/A&M)
  • 1982 - Best Of Part 2 (Joe Gibbs)
  • 1982 - Love Has Found Its Way (Joe Gibbs/A&M) (UK #72)[1]
  • 1982 - More (Yvonne's Special)
  • 1982 - Stage Coach Showcase (Yvonne's Special)
  • 1982 - Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow (Joe Gibbs)
  • 1983 - Satisfaction Feeling (Yvonne's Special/Tad's)
  • 1983 - The Prophet Rides Again (A&M)
  • 1984 - Judge Not (with グレゴリー・アイザックス) (Music Works/Greensleeves)
  • 1984 - Two Bad Superstars (with Gregory Isaacs) (Burning Sounds)
  • 1984 - Love's Got A Hold On Me (Joe Gibbs)
  • 1984 - Revolution (Taxi/Yvonne's Special)
  • 1984 - Reggae Super Stars Meet (with ホレス・アンディ) (Striker Lee)
  • 1985 - Slow Down (Jammy's/Greensleeves)
  • 1985 - Wake Up (Natty Congo)
  • 1985 - Wild Fire (with ジョン・ホルト) (Natty Congo)
  • 1986 - Brown Sugar (Taxi)
  • 1986 - Baalgad (with Enos McLeod) (Goodies)
  • 1986 - History (Live & Love)
  • 1986 - Hold Tight (Live & learn)
  • 1986 - The Exit (Jammy's)
  • 1987 - So Amazing (with ジャネット・ケイ) (Trojan)
  • 1987 - Visions (Shanachie)
  • 1988 - Inseparable (WKS)
  • 1989 - No Contest (with Gregory Isaacs) (Music Works/Greensleeves)
  • 1989 - Death Before Dishonour (Tappa)
  • 1989 - Good Vibrations (Yvonne's Special)
  • 1990 - Over Proof (Two Friends/Greensleeves)
  • 1990 - Unchallenged (Music Works/Greensleeves)
  • 1990 - Reggae Giants (with フレディ・マクレガー) (Rocky One)
  • 1990 - Sarge (Yvonne's Special)
  • 1991 - Victory is Mine (Legga/RAS)
  • 1992 - Another Day in Paradise (Trojan)
  • 1992 - Beautiful Morning (World Record)
  • 1992 - Blazing (Two Friends/Shanachie/Greensleeves)
  • 1992 - Friends For Life (Black Scorpio/Shanachie)
  • 1992 - Limited Edition (Artistic/VP/Greensleeves)
  • 1992 - If I Didn't Love You
  • 1992 - Cosmic (Observer)
  • 1993 - Cosmic Force (Heartbeat)
  • 1993 - The General (VP)
  • 1993 - Legit (with Freddie McGregor & Cocoa Tea) (Greensleeves/Shanachie)
  • 1993 - Rare Grooves Reggae Rhythm & Blues (Body Music/Yvonne's Special)
  • 199? - Rare Grooves Reggae Rhythm & Blues vol. 2 (Yvonne's Special)
  • 1993 - Songs of Emanuel (Yvonne's Special/Sonic Sounds)
  • 1993 - Unforgettable (Jammy's)
  • 1993 - Hotter Flames (with Frankie Paul) (VP)
  • 1993 - Give Praises (Tappa)
  • 1993 - It's The Right Time
  • 1994 - 3 Against War (with Triston Palma & ビーニ・マン) (VP)
  • 1994 - Blood Brothers (with Gregory Isaacs) (RAS)
  • 1994 - Light My Fire (Heartbeat)
  • 1994 - Nothing Like This (Greensleeves/RAS)
  • 1994 - Party Time (with ジョン・ホルト) (Sonic Sounds)
  • 1994 - Vision of the Reggae King (Gold Mine/VP)
  • 1995 - I Don't Know (Grapevine/Dynamite)
  • 1995 - Temperature Rising (Trojan)
  • 1995 - Dennis Brown and Friends (with シュガー・マイノット & ジャスティン・ハインズ) (Jamaican Authentic Classics)
  • 1995 - The Facts of Life (Diamond Rush)
  • 1995 - You Got the Best of Me (Saxon)
  • 1996 - Could It Be (VP)
  • 1996 - Lovers Paradise (House of Reggae)
  • 1996 - Milk & Honey (RAS)
  • 1997 - Meet at the Penthouse (with Leroy Smart) (Rhino)
  • 1998 - One of a Kind (Imaj)
  • 1999 - Believe in Yourself (Don One/TP)
  • 1999 - Bless Me Jah (RAS/Charm)
  • 1999 - Generosity (Gator)

コンピレーション・アルバム[編集]

  • 1983 - The Best of Dennis Brown (Blue Moon)
  • 1987 - Greatest Hits (Rohit)
  • 1987 - My Time (Rohit)
  • 1990 - Go Now (Rohit)
  • 1991 - Classic Gold (Rocky One)
  • 1992 - Kollection (Gong Sounds)
  • 1992 - Some Like It Hot (Heartbeat)
  • 1992 - Classic Hits (Sonic Sounds)
  • 1993 - Best Of - Musical Heatwave 1972-75 (Trojan)
  • 1993 - 20 Magnificent Hits (Thunderbolt)
  • 1993 - It's the Right Time (ライノ・エンタテインメント)
  • 1994 - The Prime of Dennis Brown (Music Club)
  • 1994 - Early Days (Sonic Sounds)
  • 1995 - Africa - the Best of Dennis Brown vol. 1 (Esoldun)
  • 1995 - Travelling Man - the Best of Dennis Brown vol. 2 (Esoldun)
  • 1995 - Open The Gate - Greatest Hits Volume II (Heartbeat)
  • 1995 - Joy in the Morning (Lagoon)
  • 1996 - Hit After Hit (Rocky One)
  • 1996 - The Very Best of Dennis Brown (Rhino)
  • 1996 - Love & Hate: The Best of Dennis Brown (VP)
  • 1996 - The Crown Prince (World Records)
  • 1997 - Money in My Pocket (Delta Music)
  • 1997 - Maximum Replay (Gone Clear)
  • 1997 - Ras Portraits (RAS)
  • 1997 - Reggae Max (Jet Star)
  • 1998 - The Prime of Dennis Brown (Music Club)
  • 1998 - Watch This Sound (Jamaican Gold)
  • 1998 - Lovers Paradise (Time Music)
  • 1998 - Tracks of Life (Snapper)
  • 1999 - The Godlike Genius of Dennis Brown (Dressed to Kill)
  • 1999 - Reggae Legends vol. 2 (Artists Only)
  • 1999 - In the Mood (Charly)
  • 1999 - Greatest Hits (Charly)
  • 1999 - Love is So True (Prism)
  • 1999 - Stone Cold World (VP)
  • 1999 - Ready We Ready (Super Power)
  • 1999 - Tribulation (PDG/Heartbeat)
  • 1999 - The Great Mr Brown
  • 2000 - May Your Food Basket Never Empty (RAS)
  • 2000 - Reggae Trilogy (with Glen Washington & Gregory Isaacs) (J&D)
  • 2000 - We are all One (J&D)
  • 2000 - The Crown Prince (Metro)
  • 2000 - Let Me be the One (VP)
  • 2001 - Cassandra (Starburst)
  • 2001 - Love's Got a Hold on You (Artists Only)
  • 2001 - Money in My Pocket: Anthology (Trojan)
  • 2001 - Any Day Now (Heartbeat)
  • 2001 - Essential (Next Music)
  • 2001 - Archives (Trojan)
  • 2001 - The Prime of Dennis Brown (Music Club)
  • 2002 - Dennis Brown In Dub (with Niney the Observer) (Rounder/Heartbeat)
  • 2002 - You Satisfy My Soul (Fat Man)
  • 2002 - Memorial: Featuring John Holt (Jetstar)
  • 2002 - The Promised Land 1977-79 (Blood & Fire)
  • 2002 - Winning Combinations (with バニー・ウェイラー) (Universal)
  • 2002 - Memorial (Jetstar)
  • 2002 - Forever Dennis (Jetstar/Reggae Road)
  • 2003 - The Complete A&M Years (A&M)
  • 2003 - Dennis Brown Sings Gregory Isaacs (RAS)
  • 2003 - Crown Prince (Trojan)
  • 2004 - Dennis Brown Conqueror: An Essential Collection (Burning Bush)
  • 2005 - Money in My Pocket: The Definitive Collection (Trojan)
  • 2005 - Sings Revival Classics (Cousins)
  • 2005 - At the Foot of the Mountain (Charm)
  • 2006 - Sledgehammer Special (with キング・タビー)
  • 2006 - Taxi 3 Trio (with Gregory Isaacs & Sugar Minott) (Taxi)
  • 2008 - A Little Bit More: Joe Gibbs 12" Selection 1978-1983 (VP)

ライヴ・アルバム[編集]

  • 1979 - Live in Montreux (Laser/Joe Gibbs)
  • 1987 - In Concert (Ayeola)
  • 1992 - Live in Montego Bay (Sonic Sounds)
  • 2000 - Academy (Orange Street)
  • 2001 - Best of Reggae Live (Innerbeat)
  • 2001 - Best of Reggae Live vol. 2 (Innerbeat)
  • 2003 - Live in New York (Ital International)

DVD & ビデオ[編集]

  • The Living Legend (VHS; Keeling Videos)
  • Rock Steady Roll Call (VHS; Ruff Neck)
  • Stars in the East (with John Holt) (VHS/DVD; Ruff Neck)
  • Inseparable volumes 1-4 (4 VHS volumes (199?)/2 DVD volumes (2004); Ruff Neck)
  • Live at Montreux (1996; DVD; Synergie)
  • Hits After Hits (2001; DVD; Keeling Videos)
  • Live at Reggae Ganfest (2003; DVD; Contreband)

V.A.など[編集]

  • 1977 - Various Artists - Black Echoes
  • 1978 - The DEB Music Players - Umoja
  • 1978 - The DEB Music Players - 20th Century DEB-Wise
  • 1979 - The DEB Music Players - DJ Tracking
  • 1979 - Junior Delgado - Effort
  • 1979 - Junior Delgado - Taste of the Young Heart
  • 1981 - Junior Delgado - More She Love It
  • 1982 - Junior Delgado - Bush Master Revolution
  • 1985 - Various Artists - 4 Star Showcase
  • 1996 - Various Artists - Return to Umoja

ヒット・シングル[編集]

  • "Money In My Pocket" (1977) - UK No. 14
  • "Love Has Found Its Way" (1982) - UK No. 47
  • "Halfway Up Halfway Down" (1982) - UK No. 56
  • "Senorita" (1988) - UK No. 95

脚注[編集]

  1. ^ Dennis Brown, Chart Stats