Freddie McKay (sometimes Freddy McKay) (1947 – 19 November 1986) was a Jamaican singer, whose career spanned the rocksteady and reggae eras. McKay, born in Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica, is regarded as one of the most soulful singers to come out of Jamaica. McKay first recorded for producer Prince Buster in 1967, his first hit coming the same year with "Love Is A Treasure", recorded for Duke Reid's Treasure Isle set-up
Creation (LP, Album). Plant Music (2). PLAN 10003. Jah Man - Freddie McKay 3:30. Freddie McKay - Nah Mek It Look So 3:16. Freddie McKay - Creation Rebel - Version 7:17. Freddie McKay - Rock a Bye Woman - Version 9:22.
Freddy McKay - A Lonely Man - Dynamics - 1974. When Freddy McKay left Studio One, Dynamics wasn't his first stop, but the studio was almost the next best place for him to be. Freddy's wonderfully gravelly voice was perfect for all kinds of material. And the softer Dynamics production approach seemed to suit him well. Freddy McKay - Creation - Plant. This is probably Freddy's most basic set. In that the production is very minimal relying instead on a collection of rhythms - that at the time were doing the rounds amongest a variety of singers including Leroy Smart and Junior Delgado. Still the choice of songs is interesting. With covers of 'Creation Rebel' 'Here I Come' and 'Rainbow'. Freddy McKay - Harsh Words - Gorgon. And this also seems to be his first self produced set, which was very encouraging.
Freddy McKay - a2 - I'm A Free Ma. p3. Freddy McKay - a3 - When You Smile. Freddy McKay - b1 - Dancing Feeling. Freddy McKay - b3 - Suzanne. Freddy McKay - b4 - Someone Is Watching Yo. Freddy McKay - a1 - If You See Me No. Freddy McKay - a4 - My Love For You Will Never Di. Freddy McKay - b2 - Crazy Reggae Song.