Ken Boothe OD is a Jamaican vocalist known for his distinctive vibrato and timbre. Boothe achieved an international reputation as one of Jamaica's finest vocalists through a series of crossover hits that appealed to both reggae fans and mainstream audiences.
|Birth name:||Kenneth George Boothe|
|Genres:||Ska, rocksteady, reggae, lovers rock|
|Years active:||Late 1950s–present|
About Ken Boothe
Popular Jamaican singer known for his unique, vibrato-heavy voice and for his reggae, ska, and pop hits. His albums include Everything I Own, Let's Get It On, and Don't You Know.
His early hit songs include "The Train Is Coming" and "Lonely Teardrops."
His song "Everything I Own" reached the coveted #1 spot on United Kingdom music charts.
He grew up in Kingston, Jamaica. His older sister, Hyacinth Clover, also had a career as a singer.
He and rapper/singer Shaggy collaborated on a song that was featured on the soundtrack of the 1995 film Money Train.
Information related to Ken Boothe
- Recipients of the Order of Distinction
- Trojan Records artists
- Jamaican male singers
- Jamaican reggae singers
- Musicians from Kingston, Jamaica
- Island Records artists