John Holt – 1 Minute Jamaican Music Biography


John Holt’s career began in a big way with the Rock Steady group the Paragons. When he ‘took it’ solo at the dawn of the Reggae era his star continued to shine…and it still does. Jumping back and forth between Treasure Isle and Studio One, Holt recorded nothing but quality hits. He was just so smooth. John managed, with ease, to reach the Dancehall audience with his combination of Roots music and superb covers for lovers. One other note…John Holt’s combinations with Daddy U Roy helped establish a whole new genre. John Holt…truly one of Jamaica’s all time greats.
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