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Laurel Aitken
(1925-2005)

Died aged c. 80

Lorenzo Aitken (22 April 1927 – 17 July 2005), better known by the stage name Laurel Aitken, was an influential Caribbean singer and one of the pioneers of Jamaican ska music. He is often referred to as the "Godfather of Ska".

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Photo of Laurel Aitken blue plaque
Ned Trifle on Flickr

Laurel Aitken 1925-2005 the Legendary Godfather of Ska lived here

Munnings Close, Leicester, United Kingdom where he lived