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Marcia Griffiths
Born 23 November 1949 (1949-11-23) (age 60)
Kingston, Jamaica
Genres Reggae
Roots Reggae
Occupations vocalist
Associated acts The Wailers
Peter Tosh
Bob and Marcia

Marcia Griffiths (born Marcia Llyneth Griffiths, 23 November 1949, Kingston) is a successful female singer also called the "Queen of Reggae".

Career

Griffiths started her career in 1964. From 1970 to 1974 she worked together with Bob Andy in the group Bob and Marcia, on the Harry J label. Between 1974 and 1981 she was a member of the I-Threes, a background group, which supported Bob Marley & the Wailers.

Her song "Electric Boogie" released in 1976 and re-released in 1989, made the Electric Slide, a line dance, an international dance craze. It remains the highest-selling single by a female Reggae singer of all time.

Recent Riddim:

  • Drop It Riddim Riddim (2008)
  • Mister Eudaric Riddim (2009)

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