Hortense Mahalia Ellis was born 18th April 1941 in Trench Town, Jamaica, the younger sister of the late reggae superstar Alton Ellis. Her first break came in 1960 by appearing on Vere John's Opportunity Hour - and being repeatedly invited back. In the early 60's Hortense toured Jamaica with Byron Lee & The Dragonaires while honing her skills in the studio with producers such as Ken Lack and Clement "Coxsone" Dodd.
Donnerstag, 31. Dezember 2015. Hortense Ellis - Hortense´s Last Stand. Hortense Ellis, the younger sister of reggae superstar, Alton Ellis, was born April 18th 1941 in Trench Town, Jamaica. Her father worked on the railways while her mother ran a fruit stall. Hortense was just 18 years old when she appeared on The Vere Johns Opportunity Hour, which was then Jamaica's foremost outlet for undiscovered young talent.
Hortense Ellis - My Last Date 01:26. Hortense Ellis - Never See My Baby Anymore 02:59. Hortense Ellis - One of Us Will Sleep Tonight 02:58. Hortense Ellis - Somebody Help Me 02:33. Hortense Ellis - So Long Baby 04:26. Hortense Ellis - Stand by Your Man 03:39. Hortense Ellis - Housewife Choice 03:27. Hortense Ellis - For Once in My Life 03:29.
Hortense Ellis (18 April 1941 – 19 October 2000) was a reggae musician, and the younger sister of fellow artist Alton Ellis. She was 18 years old when she appeared on the Vere Johns Opportunity Hour, then Jamaica's foremost outlet for young undiscovered talent. Her version of Frankie Lymon's "I'm Not Saying No at All" so impressed both audience and panel that she was invited back the following week.
Hortense Ellis Playlist. Queen of Reggae Music. Reggae Hortense Ellis. Hortense's Last Stand.
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Album · 2012 · 23 Songs. Hortense Ellis Ain't That Loving You/Young Hearts Run Free - Single.
I'm Still In Love, 03:56.
Hortence Ellis Meets King Tubby and the Aggrovators. In Paradise, Sweetest Love Letter. Hortense Ellis Anthology. You're Mine, We Will Be Lovers. Good Luck Young Lovers.
The Mighty Organ
Come Closer To Me
Down The Aisle
My Last Date
Never See My Baby Anymore
One Of Us Will Sleep Tonight
Somebody Help Me
Stop And Look
Young Hearts Run Free
I'm leaving it up to you feat. John Holt
Dearest Feat. Johnny Clarke
Eddie My Love
So Long bBby Feat. John Holt
Stand By Your Man
Housewife Choice Feat. Derrick Morgan
For once in my life
This Is My Story Feat. Johnny Clarke
I'm Still In Love
Manufactured and marketed by Creole Records Ltd Manufactured within the EEC Produced by Bunny Lee, expect tracks 10, 11 produced by Mike Brooks Recorded at Dynamic Sounds, Channel One and Striker Lee studios, Kingston, Jamaica Musicians: the Aggrovators and the Revolutionaries
One of the most under-rated of female Reggae singers, Hortense Ellis sister of Alton Ellis, was born to sing, her powerful, distinctive voice reached out like that of an angel. Grown in the tradition of great performers like Phyllis Dillon, Marcia Griffiths and Cynthia Richards, she enriched our lives with hercontribution to Reggae music. Throughout the seventies she had a number of hit singles e.g. I'm in love, Unexpected places, With all my heart working with various producers, but the bulk of her work was for Bunny Lee. However, Hortense Ellis remained a loving mother, dedicated to her family.
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