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The Gaylads

The Gaylads

The Gaylads
@ the Indigo 02
5August 2012

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Delano Stewart, Harris Seaton & Maurice Roberts started with Clement Dodd’s Studio One in 1964. They recorded songs like, “Brown Skin Gal,” “Gal & Boy,” “No Body’s Business,” “You’ll Never Leave Him.” They recorded their first hit single “Lady with the Red Dress” in 1967.

A series of hits like “You Should Never Do That,” “No Good Girl,” “Chipmunk Ska,” Africa,” “Stop Making Love Beside Me,” “Give A Helping Hand,” “Your Eyes,” Message To My Girl,” “Love Me With All Your Heart,” “Red Rose,” “Falling In Love,” “Who Will You Tell Your Lies,” “Slipping and Sliding,” “Peculiar Man,” “Don’t Say No” & “Put On Your Style” followed including two albums “Soul Beat” & “Gaylads Sings Folks,”

At Whirl Records: They gave us tracks like “Joy in the Morning,” and “She Want It.” Tip Top Records: “Hard To Confess,” “I Need Your Loving,” Over The Rainbows End,” “ABC Rocksteady,” Beverly’s Records: “There’s A Fire,” “Soul Sister,” “My Jamaican Girl,” “We Three Kings,” “Tell The Children The Truth” including the album “Fire & Rain,” Upsetters:- “If You Don’t Mind (I’ll Wear My Slanders),” Soul Beat Records: “Can’t Hide The Feeling,” “Falling In Love,” “Funny Feelings,” “Whey She Do Now.”

To date, The Gaylads have five albums to their credit, “Soul Beat,” “The Gaylads Sings Folks,” “Gaylads After Studio One,” “Seal Of Approval,” “Fire & Rain.”

As a band at Studio One, the Gaylads have played rhythm tracks for songs like, “Born To Love You” by Slim Smith, “Gun Man” by Dudley Sibbles, “Love Me With All Your Heart” by the Gaylads, “Cherry Baby” & “A Get A Lick” by Bumps Oakley and most of the tracks on their “Soul Beat” album. Maurice Roberts – Bass, Delano Stewart – Rhythm & Lead Guitar, Harris BB Seaton – Rhythm & Lead Guitar, Shan Fallen – Drums & Jackie Mittoo – Piano & Organ.

They achieved the IRWMA (International Reggae World Music Hall of Fame Award) in 2007 for their achievement in reggae music.

The Gaylads

The Gaylads

The Gaylads



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