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  Duke Reid
Duke Reid was a Jamaican record producer, DJ and label owner.
He ran one of the most popular sound systems of the 1950s and founded Trojan Records[?], which released many extremely popular calypso music, jump blues and American R&B singles in the late 1950s.
In the 1960s, Reid founded a series of other labels that signed many of the most important ska and reggae artists.
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 Duke Reid MP3 Downloads - Duke Reid Music Downloads - Duke Reid Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Duke Reid was one of the founding fathers of the Jamaican music business, perhaps second in importance only to his chief rival, Clement "Coxsone" Dodd, both as a record producer and entrepreneur.
It was as a dancehall DJ that Reid first created his image; he openly carried weapons, often wore a cape, and sometimes entered his gigs by having his associates carry him in.
Reid was often charged with more unscrupulous tactics; gangs of toughs (or "dancehall crashers") would sometimes start trouble at his competitors' dances, hoping to get the party shut down by police (and maybe smash some equipment in the process).
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Duke Reid was born in Jamaica as Arthur Reid around 1915.
On the Duke Reid label due to demand he issued home made recordings of the USA R&B style music.
Duke Reid became seriously ill in 1974 and sadly passed away in early 1975.
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 ESPN Classic - Ten terrific Tobacco Road tussles
Duke led 37-20 with under five minutes to go in the first half and took a 42-30 advantage into the locker room at halftime.
Duke opened the game with an 11-2 run and eventually led 29-15, but North Carolina cut the lead to three before the Blue Devils took a 44-39 halftime lead.
Duke went back up by four with 1:41 to go, but a driving layup by Phil Ford with eight seconds to go in regulation tied the score at 82 and extended the game to overtime.
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Duke Reid flyer in the uk from 1966 His work with the Skatalites as a group came to an end after August/September 1965.
Of course that neatly overlooks the simple fact that the Duke was schooling the nation during the Ska period too.
The floating pool that made up the Duke Reid All Stars, possibly a Dragonaire or two and most certainly future members of The Skatalites are scattered over these tracks, and apart from the named Roland Alphonso, your guess is at least equal to any I might have.
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 What's the PooP?
Reid was a star from the moment he stepped on the court at Carolina.
Duke was ahead 61-59 when Ferry rebounded a missed free throw and scored to push the lead to four points.
Duke, so lucky in the NCAA pairings early, drew some bad luck in the Final Four and fell to "Danny and the Miracles" -- the Danny Manning-led Kansas Jayhawks -- in front of a hostile crowd in Kansas City.
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 Duke Energy - Page 5
Duke Energy reported the death of a contractor employee on October 19, from on-the-job injuries suffered on October 10, 2005.
Duke Energy then decided the way to “zero injuries” was to print posters and laminated cards for employees to wear around their necks.
Duke Energy executives claim that they can prevent all on the job injuries, illnesses, and deaths, but their bag of tricks is woefully lacking.
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 Duke Divinity School Receives Gifts Totaling $2.5 Million
The entire Duke community is grateful." The Duke Endowment's grant will establish the Benjamin Newton Duke Scholarship Endowment to encourage excellence in ministerial education and provide outstanding pastoral leadership for churches in the Carolinas.
Duke, for whom Duke University was named, and brother of James Buchanan Duke, the university's primary benefactor.
Duke Divinity School, one of seven professional schools on the Duke campus, is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
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 Duke Reid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the `70s, the Rastafarian influenced roots and culture reggae was becoming more prevalent, and Reid was noticeably less sure-footed (famously he turned down the chance to record The Wailers).
Reid maintained his position largely by recording the `toasting` of DJs U-Roy and Dennis Alcapone as well as vaguely Rasta-influenced oddities such as Cynthia Richard's `Aily-I`.
Cancer was diagnosed and Reid decided to sell the Treasure Isle label to Sonia Pottinger, widow of his friend Lenford `Lennie the King` Pottinger, and already a record company owner in her own right.
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 Dukenvironment Magazine -- Spring 2004
Whitelaw and Elizabeth Brooks Reid have established the Reid Professorship Fund with a commitment of $1.5 million to the Nicholas School.
Reid, a Duke alumna (WC’53), a Duke parent (Gina T’84), a trustee emerita of Duke, an emerita member of the Nicholas School Board of Visitors and a former career counselor and academic adviser at the State University of New York at Purchase.
Reid, Yale ‘36, a former editor and president of the New York Herald Tribune and president of Reid Enterprises.
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 SOLD! 1992 Final Four Rim Goes For $16,024!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
His son Reid Duke met Laurel Matkins at Fuquay-Varina High School and called her the "funniest girl he had ever met".
We also know how much Duke and Coach K would love to have this hanging in the Hall of Fame Room by the championship trophy for all Duke fans to see (you'd also be reuniting the rim with the net!).
John Matkins told us that the day before she died, Laurel hugged the doctors and nurses at Duke and thanked them for the love and care they had given her.
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 Bert Fraser-Reid Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
He remained there until 1982 and conducted research on the chemical structure of materials that could be used to fight or slow cancer.
During his tenure at Duke, Fraser-Reid focused on the biochemistry of oligosaccharides, which he called "among the most important biological regulators in nature...they regulate the whole immune system." Through his research with oligosaccharides, he hoped to make strides toward a cure for immune deficiency diseases such as AIDS.
Due to his efforts, several minority students at the high school and college level were able to work alongside chemists at Duke University laboratories.
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 Bertram Oliver Fraser-Reid Biography | World of Chemistry
At Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Fraser-Reid has conducted groundbreaking research on the synthesis of organic compounds from simple sugars.
He joined the faculty of Duke University in 1982, becoming the James B. Duke professor of chemistry in 1985.
During his tenure at Duke, Fraser-Reid's research turned to the biochemistry of oligosaccharides, which his team of researchers have been able to synthesize from simple sugars.
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His long relationship with Duke enabled Ruddy to feature an unrivalled selection of music recorded at Duke Reid's Treasure Isle studio on Bond Street by singers such as Alton Ellis and Phyllis Dillon, as well as legendary vocal-harmony groups the Techniques, the Melodians and, most significantly for the history of dub, the Paragons.
By 1968, Reid was releasing tunes like "Black Power", which used the rhythm track of the Silvertones, rocksteady cover of "In the Midnight Hour", with Winston Wright's keyboard replacing the group.
Reid soon issued other instrumentals using backing tracks from vocal hits - saxman Tommy McCook's "My Best Dress" and organist Neville Hinds' "Sunday Gravy" (treatments, respectively, of the Paragons' "My Best Girl" and Alton Ellis's "Sunday Coming") being good examples of the sort of material that was given a general release (see p.63).
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 Theater Studies > Student Plays > Duke Players
Duke Players is the student organization in the Department of Theater Studies.
Its members support the Department's productions by running auditions and working on production crews, promoting participation in theater by all Duke students, and by representing the interests of students who are involved in Theater Studies.
Any other student who has actively participated in two Departmental productions (at least one of which is in a non-performance capacity) will be invited to become a member.
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 Rico's Music > Duke Reid
Duke Reid served in the Jamaican police force and had a love of music which included Jazz and RandB.
The Duke would play old 78's on and very soon he would own his own sound system which would play at his liquor store(called Tresure Isle) and eventually he would tour the Island playing to huge crowds hungry for music and respite from poor conditions.
The text gives a good insight on the career of Duke Reed and the way he worked with his musicians.
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 Duke Reid : Soul of Jamaica/Here Comes the Duke - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Duke Reid : Soul of Jamaica/Here Comes the Duke
This disc brings together two of producer Duke Reid's original rocksteady albums from the late '60s.
There are also fine cuts by Joya Landis (a cover of the '60s pop hit "Angel of the Morning"), the Jamaicans, and the Soul Lads.
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 Tiny Mix Tapes Reviews: Various Artists: Trojan Music Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Around this time entrepreneurial Jamaicans, including Duke Reid and Coxsone Dodd, began mounting massive speakers onto the backs of trucks to form portable soundsystems that would roll into empty lots and play records for dancers to shake their hips to.
This was one of the earliest incarnations of the block parties that would spawn hip hop twenty years later, but in Jamaica getting your hands on fresh records meant importing them from the States or getting a band into the studio.
Or Duke Reid's Allstars driving "What Makes Honey," which is all sax honks and downstrokes.
www.tinymixtapes.com /musicreviews/v/va-trojan.htm   (938 words)

 Review - Various : Ska All Mighty
At first records were pressed in limited numbers, but as demand to make them widely available grew producers like Duke Reid, Coxsone Dodd and Prince Buster started selling them directly to the Jamaican public.
Duke Reid was one of the most important and influential producer of the ska era, an ex-policeman and former soundsystem owner who ruled his musical imperium out of his famous Treasure Isle studio, situated above his Orange Street liquor store.
Duke Reid seriously took up record production in 1962, scoring ska hits galore with the likes of Stranger Cole, The Techniques, Justin Hinds, Eric 'Monty' Morris, The Skatalites and Don Drummond.
www.reggaecd.com /rev_var/skaallmi.htm   (586 words)

 Duke Reid : Ba Ba Boom - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Along with Clement Dodd, Duke Reid was one of Jamaica's most innovative and busy producers in the '60s.
His sweet, heavy sound left its mark on a long list of ska, rock steady, and early reggae sides, all performed by many of the big names from the golden era in Jamaican music.
The U.S. soul, Impressions-inspired sound of harmony groups like the Paragons, Jamaicans, and Techniques is featured on the first half of the disc with Alton Ellis' soulful version of "Willow Tree" and Justin Hinds and the Dominoes' late ska classic "Carry Go Bring Home," providing nice contrast.
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 Reid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eugene F. Reid Boy Scouts of America Scouting notable, awardee of the Bronze Wolf in 1985
Margaret Reid, first woman to be President of the Australian Senate
Reid, Australian Capital Territory, inner suburb of Canberra, Australia, named after former Prime Minister of Australia George Reid
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 Amazon.ca: Duke Reids Treasure Chest: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He introduced me to the ways of Duke Reid, as I think they are related in some way.
The thing that probably makes it stick out is the fact that it is all from one producer.
Duke Reid had great style and quota of excellence that creates a real sense of consistency during the whole listen.
www.amazon.ca /Reids-Treasure-Chest-Various-Artists/dp/B00000041P   (416 words)

 Duke Reid Bio
was born in Jamaica as Arthur Reid around 1915.
On the Duke Reid label due to demand he issued home made recordings of the USA R and B style music.
Around this time the Jamaican R and B gave way to Ska, the guitar and piano played on every beat whilst the drummer reversed the offbeat, the bass played a powerful 'walking' rhythm.
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 The National Phytotron
Mary Eubanks (Sun Dance Genetics): Origin and evolution of maize - experimental breeding and comparative genomics are being employed to reconstruct the evolutionary pathway of early maize and its wild relatives
Chantal Reid (Duke University), Calvin Howell (Duke University): Testing a short-lived isotope (11C) tracer system for real-time analysis of carbon allocation in plants
Kate Hoye (Duke University), Chantal Reid (Duke University), Andrew McElrone (Duke University), Robert Jackson (Duke University): Mechanism and effects of elevated CO2 on Pyllosticta minima infection on Acer rubrum
www.biology.duke.edu /phytotron/research.htm   (157 words)

 Reggae & Caribbean BY SPECIAL REQUEST: 18 TOP ROCK-STEADY AND REGGAE CLASSICS World Music at Global Rhythm - The ...
No discography of the rocksteady years would be complete without contributions from Duke Reid’s legendary Treasure Isle label.
Arthur “Duke” Reid had an outsize reputation as a rough, gun-toting ex-cop who reputedly got into the record business to drum up liquor sales at his wife’s rum shop, but that didn’t stop the producer and sound system proprietor from recording some of the hottest sounds of the era.
Dennis Alcapone and U-Roy demonstrate how Reid retooled his catalog to score a string of DJ hits in the 1970s.
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 Trojan Records
The first releases were licensed from Duke Reid's Treasure Isle label, and the company took its name from Reid's sound system - The Trojan.
It was founded in 1968 and was named after the Leyland trucks painted with "Duke Reid - The Trojan King Of Sounds" on the sides.
In fact, long before Island launched their version of the imprint, Reid had used the name on a series of 78s, although it was by the early sixties it had been dropped in favour of the Duke Reid's and later, Treasure Isle labels.
www.jahsonic.com /Trojan.html   (2707 words)

 Trojan Jamaican R&B Box Set
By 1958, however, the supply of records that were musically satisfying and suitably danceable was drying up as tastes in the USA changed and sundry Jimmies and Bobbies began taking over the airwaves.
Speaking of bobbies brings us back to Duke Reid, the burly ex-policeman who was then, as 'King of Sounds and Blues', top of the sound system heap.
A few producers, notably the conservative Duke Reid, were still making records in the style, but the nation demanded a new sound to accompany the new era of independence, and Ska, which we hear developing in some of these 50 tracks, carried the swing for the next four years.
www.savagejaw.co.uk /trojan/tjetd042.htm   (1663 words)

 Article : Walking Down Memory Lane With Barry York Part One.
After finding out the location of these studios from Glady, Barry along with other members of his singing posse, would go and hang out outside and around the studio just to see who was going in and out and to catch the vibes.
By this time Barry had gotten used to the Duke and him wearing his gun at his side and was a regular visitor to Treasure Isle Recording studio.
After numerous tries to cut a record at Treasure Isle, Barry was getting tired of the "come again next week" from the Duke's selectors, after the Duke himself had sent Barry and The Creations upstairs after listening to their song.
www.reggae-vibes.com /concert/byork/byork1.htm   (724 words)

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