Reggae Music singer Joseph Culture Hill

Reggae Music singer Joseph Culture Hill - The late Reggae singer Joseph Culture Hill was born on January 22nd, 1949 in a rural community called Linstead, situated in St Catherine, Jamaica.

Reggae Music singer Joseph Culture HillReggae Music singer Joseph Culture Hill

Joseph was raised in a Christian home and started singing at the tender age of six.

He was the founder and lead singer for the Reggae band "Culture" for almost three decades. The band is most noted for its monster hit single "Two Sevens Clash" recorded in 1976. They are also known for their single "International Herb".

Another favourite from Reggae Music singer Joseph Culture Hill was a track titled Zion Gate which was released on the Stronger Than Ever album.

But before singing he started as a percussionist, working with world renown Studio One house band known as the Soul Defenders. He was also worked as a deejay on sound systems and performed backing vocals on several tracks for other artists. This help to propelled his career leading to his first singles "Behold the Land" and "Take Me Girl".

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In the early 70s, before he formed his band "Culture" in 1976, he performed with two groups that included Reggae star Glen Washington these were C35 Incorporated and Stepping Stone.

What is your favourite song from Reggae Music singer Joseph Culture Hill?

We have put together OUR top 46 songs from Reggae Music singer Joseph Culture Hill

  1. Tribal War
  2. A Slice of Mt. Zion
  3. Addis Ababa
  4. Chanting On
  5. One Stone
  6. Girls Girls Girls
  7. Freedom Time
  8. Revolution Time
  9. 1Mr. Sluggard
  10.  Babylon Can’t Study
  11. Hand ‘A’ Bowl
  12. Get Them Soft
  13. Be honest
  14. Peace, Love & Harmony
  15. Love Yu Neighbour
  16. Too Much Pressure
  17. This Train Stop
  18. The Fussing And Fighting
  19. Don’t Cry, Sufferer
  20. Why I am a Rastaman
  21. Money Girl
  22. Lion Rock
  23. How Can I Leave Jah
  24. Rally Around Jahoviah’s Throne
  25. Jah Rastafari
  26. Behold I Come
  27. See them a come
  28. Poor People Hungry
  29. Zion Gate Get Ready To Ride The Lion To Zion
  30. Garvey Rock 

While on tour in Germany with his band in 2006, Reggae singer Joseph Culture Hill died on August 19, in Berlin shortly after exiting the stage.

He was 57.
At his funeral in September 2006, Hill was eulogized by, amongst others, Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller who recognized his contributions to Jamaican culture.

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