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Sonia Pottinger Jamaica's first female record producer is dead

by DRW
(Jamaica)

Sonia Pottinger

Sonia Pottinger

Legendary recording producer Sonia Pottinger OD (June 1931 - 3 November 2010) is dead.


She died at her home in Kingston on November 3, 2010. after suffering for some time with Alzheimer's disease.

Sonia was the first Jamaican female record producer. She produces records from the mid 1960s to 1985, when she retired.

The name of her record label was Tip Top Records which was open in 1965. she worked and produced albums for artists such as Bob Any, Marcia Griffiths, Culture, U Roy and Big Youth.

Her first record released was "Every Night" by Joe White & Chuck.

One of her most well known production is Culture's "Harder Than The Rest album", which was released in 1978.

Her death follow closely behind the cool ruler Gregory Issacs, who died on October 25, 2010.

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