He is a singer/songwriter and guitarist born in Birmingham, England.
He and his brother Michael became members of the band Musical Youth in 1979, while at Duddeston School. They shot to fame with the song “Pass the Dutchie” and released several chart singles. The band initially split up in 1985 and plans to reform in 1993 were put on hold by the death of Patrick Waite.
He suffered health problems some health problems in the past but he has opened the House of Skill record label and has performed and recorded with various artists in Poland.
His solo album is due for release in 2017.
Musical Youth recordings
Pass the Dutchie (Jackie Mittoo/Fitzroy Simpson/Lloyd Ferguson)
Please Give Love a Chance (Musical Youth)
Here he is with Musical Youth singing “Youth of Today”. He’s the wee one with the hat…