Beres Hammond dancehall and reggae music's King of lovers rock. Beresford Hammond as he is also call was born on August 28, 1955 in Annotto Bay, St Mary, Jamaica.
Before getting his big break, Beres participated in a number of talent shows between 1972-1973. It was also during this period of time that he recorded his first song "Ellis Wanderer".
Known for his romantic Lovers Rock songs and soulful voice, it did not take long for him to make it big locally and internationally.
In 1975 he joined the Zap Pow Band as their lead singer, this led to the release of the hit single "The System" in 1978 on the Aquarius Record label.
Between 1976-1978 he recorded and released a number of hits. Songs such as: One Step Ahead and I'm In Love. He also released his debut album "Soul Reggae" for Water lily in 1976.
Hammond formed his own record label, Harmony Records, in 1985 for the release of his "Make a Song" album.Some of his most popular hits are:
What one dance can do
Groovy Little Thing
Tempted to Touch
Putting up Resistance
Is this A Sign
Respect to you Baby
How Can We Ease The Pain feat. Maxi Priest
The lovers Rock singer has to-date (2011) released more than 25 albums including compilations and DVD.
His latest album "Just A Man" was released in 2010 for VP Records.
Don’t be deceived by Hammond’s cool profile. The playful smile, the unassuming demeanor, the beard and the cap and the spectacles might lull you into forgetting that you’re in the presence of an awesome musical talent, Jamaica’s greatest practicing singer/songwriter.
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