Freddie McKay

Freddie McKay

reggae, roots reggae, rocksteady, ska, dub

Freddie McKay (sometimes Freddy McKay) (1947 – 19 November 1986) was a Jamaican rocksteady and reggae singer. 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. McKay then enjoyed a fruitful spell with Coxsone Dodd