Legendary Jamaican record producer, born Joel A. Gibson in Montego Bay, 1943, died of heart attack 21 February 2008.
His music was all encompassing and was hard to pigeonhole, unlike Studio One’s C.S. Dodd. His name is synonymous with Rocksteady, but his career spanned the 60’s all the way up to the 90s. The artists who recorded for him is too long to list, so I’ll include just a few here.
Joe Gibbs produced a large portion of the late great Dennis Brown’s enormous collection. Here is perhaps Dennis’s biggest hit: