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Famous Bands from Jamaica

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List famous Jamaican bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Jamaica come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Jamaican bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Jamaica. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Jamaican musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

This list contains bands like Big Joe and Little John.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Jamaica?" and "Which bands are popular in Jamaica?"
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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Jimmy Cliff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Lee “Scratch” Perry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Ziggy Marley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Sean Paul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Heavy D is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Damian Marley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Shaggy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Eek-a-Mouse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Toots Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Lynval Golding is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Buju Banton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Sandy Denton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Ky-Mani Marley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Jepther McClymont is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Danny Ray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Carlton "Carly"... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Joe Harriott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Yellowman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Shabba Ranks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Junior Marvin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Desmond Dekker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Don Carlos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
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Stranger Cole is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica