Veteran Jamaican Reggae singer Freddie McGregor was Sunday morning awarded by
Summerfest Production, promoters of Reggae Sumfest, for his “contribution” to reggae music.
Freddie started professionally in music with the trio The Clarendonians in 1963 at seven year s old.
in the early 1980s he became a soloist with songs such as Bobby Babylon and Push Come to
One of his biggest hits ‘Big Ship’ later became the name of his
highly successful music production and promotion company.
He received the award just ahead of his performance to bring the
five-day music festival to a close on International Night 2 at the
Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay.
During the initial segment of his performance the seasoned singer did
Africa Here I Come, To Be Poor is a Crime, If You Wanna Go and Push Come