Respect | Fully Fulwood

Irie Magazine Cali Reggae Edition - December 2015 - Respect - Fully Fulwood

Fully Fulwood

Reggae legend & founder of the crucial ‘70s Jamaican reggae band, the Soul Syndicate, George ‘Fully’ Fullwood has the well-earned recognition as being one of ‘The Greats’ in the music industry.

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, October 30, 1950, Fullwood has been instrumental in shaping the sounds of Jamaican music for over 40 years. The bass is only one of his many talents; he is also an accomplished producer, composer, songwriter and singer.

As one of the most popular and well-known bass players in the world he has worked and/or recorded with every major artist out of Jamaica, including many of the all-time greats in Jamaican music, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Keith Hudson, Alton Ellis, Roy Shirley, Ken Boothe, Jacob Miller, Michael Rose, Augustus Pablo,Horace Andy, Joe Higgs, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Delroy Wilson, Sugar Minott, Junior Reid, Tenor Saw, Tony Tuff, Frankie Paul, Big Youth, John Holt,U-Roy, Freddie McGregor, The Heptones, Abyssinians, Congos, Johnny Clarke, Pat Kelly, Tapper Zukie, Derrick Morgan, Tommy McCook, Cornell Campbell, Marcia Griffiths, Yabby You, Junior Byles, Justin Hinds, The Itals, Jimmy London, The Maytones, Vernon Buckley, Niney the Observor, Slim Smith, Dillinger, Junior Delgado, Yellowman, Dave Barker, Jackie Paris, Winston Riley, The Techniques,Stranger Cole, Duke Reid, Prince Buster, Pat Kelly, Errol Dunkley, Eek-A-Mouse,Ijahman Levi, Rod Taylor, Prince Alla, The Mighty Diamonds, Black Uhuru, Sister Carol, Judy Mowatt, Mikey Dread, Max Romero, Tristan Palmer, Phillip Frazer, Don Carlos, I-Roy, Andrew Tosh, and many more.

Fully Fullwood’s bass sound has provided the essential rhythm to these artists’ powerful words, and was a member of reggae superstar Peter Tosh’s famous band, Word, Sound and Power. To date he has released three solo albums, For All Time, (2003 / 2006), Fully Loaded (2011) and Crazy Town (2013). Fully Fullwood is… A Legend for all time!