Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 October 20
1955: Harry Belafonte records "Day-O" (later changed to "The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)") for RCA Victor.
1964: Luciano (Jepther McClymont) is born in Jamaica.

 October 21
1865: Jamaican national hero George William Gordon is unfairly arrested and sentenced to death.

 October 22
1920: LSD advocate Timothy Leary is born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
1968: Shaggy (Orville Richard Burrell) is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
1978: Japanese singer Baby Baby is born.

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