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Born in Kingston, Jamaica
Mother Jamaican, Father American
from Jamaica over America to Europe
Roy Ellis (aka Mr. Symarip) already brilliant as a ten-year old solo singer in the Children's Gospel choir in the Baptist Church in Kingston, Jamaica.
In his school-days he developed a strong friendship with Jimmy Cliff, and also Bob Marley belonged to his circle of friends. Later in the 60s in England & in Europe, he made himself with his giant voice an international name in the Ska, Reggae, Gospel, Blues, Soul scene.
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