Robbie Shakespeare, Family Man named among ‘Rolling Stone’ top 50 bassists | Entertainment

Two of Jamaica’s best bass players, Robbie Shakespeare – a single fifty percent of the prolific ‘riddim twins’ Sly and Robbie – and Aston ‘Family Man’ Barrett, have been named amid a Best fifty listing of finest bassists from across the world. The fifty Greatest Bassists of All Time listing, compiled by the prestigious Rolling Stone journal, sees the Jamaicans showing at amount 17 and amount 28, respectively.

When The Gleaner achieved out to the Grammy award-winning Robbie Shakespeare, he explained he was humbled by the recognition, “Bwoy, I respect the point that other individuals seeking in can see what

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