Veteran Reggae Producer Lloyd Campbell Died At Age 68

Irina Mossi “Just for One Night“

Veteran reggae producer Lloyd Campbell has pass away.

Campbell’s daughter Michelle confirmed his death via social media. He had been battling cancer for over 10 years and was recently hospitalized where he died.

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Lloyd made his mark on the Jamaican music scene in the 1960s, 70s and 80s working with Joe Frasier and Spiderman record labels. 

He produced a number of  hits including The Itals’ classic “In A Dis Yah Time” and Joy White’s “Dread Out Deh.” He also produced a number of hits for Gregory Isaacs and Yellow Man in the 80s when dancehall music started to emerge as the popular music in Jamaica.

Lloyd Campbell also worked extensively with reggae icon Freddie McGregor and the two became lifelong friends for over 40 years. “I knew Lloyd from Aquarius (recording studio) days and over the years we got closer,” McGregor said. “We did some great songs together like ‘Uncle Sam.’”

Lloyd Campbell was age 68 at the time of his death.

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