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was born on June 27, 1956 in Clarendon, Jamaica. He is a singer, musician and producer.
McGregor's career began at the age of seven. In 1963 he joined with Ernest Wilson
and Peter Austin to form The Clarendonians
, and began to record for the legendary Studio One label. Freddie worked with producer Niney the Observer
during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
His popularity soared in the early 1980s with the release of "Bobby Babylon". Other popular hits of Freddie's include "Big Ship", "Push Comes To Shove", "Just Don't Want To Be Lonely" and "I Was Born A Winner"; as well as cover versions of many early reggae standards. He has also worked with producers Junjo Lawes, Linval Thompson
and Gussie Clark. McGregor has also toured extensively for many years.
He established the Big Ship Recording Studio, and has produced many artists including Luciano
and Mikey Spice
. He is a member of the Twelve Tribes organization.
UK singles chart discography
* "Just Don't Want To Be Lonely" (1987) - Chart Number 9
* "That Girl (Groovy Situation)" (1987) - Chart Number 47
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Reggae Pulse 4: Christmas Songs
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