Errol Blackwood

Errol Blackwood


Imagine the enhanced vocals of Joe Cocker and the lyrical grace of Eric Clapton. Errol in all his Rastafarian wisdom delivers even more of a powerful mix. listen and you will feel the most passionate, vocal presence and skillful Dubs penetrating your spirit with good vibration


ERROL BLACKWOOD: Singer/Songwriter/Musician.

Errol Blackwood was born in the Accompong (Maroon) Hills of Jamaica. He moved to Toronto Canada at an early age where he learned to play the Bass Guitar. He played with several bands in Ontario doing a mixture of RNB, Rock and Funk.
His love for music comes from a variety of sources, from the church of his father who was a pastor, the Nyahbingi Drummers, the School music drama concert and the Jukebox playing from Country to Rhythm n Blues.

In 1980, Errol formed the band Messenjah, along with Ray Ruddock and Rupert Harvey. They recorded two albums and a video under the WEA record label. Messenjah toured extensively for 6 years traveling across Canada and the U.S.A
The band regrouped in 1986 over artistic deference's. Highlights included working with Hugh Masekela, 1985: The Clash, Frank Zappa and playing Reggae Sun splash


Errol began his solo career with the release of his four songs EP. 1987 EP titled "Chant, Chant" and a video titled "Special Effect."
1988 A Cover song titled: "Give Peace a Chance." became a Video.
In 1990 Blade Music released Errol's first-full-length album titled Warrior.
1994: followed by second CD titled "Waking up the Dream."
2000: A collection of his songs, titled Roots and Lovers Collection.
2003: Full-length CD is titled: "Rastaman Say"
2007 Latest CD Titled: Familytree CD

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HONORARY AWARDS Errol has won twelve awards out of fifteen nominations. CANADIAN REGGAE MUSIC AWARDS /CRMA 2003: Best CD of the year for his latest CD, Rastaman Say. 2003 CANADIAN INDIE MUSIC AWARDS. Rastaman Say. Nominated. 1995 Top reggae Singer (male) 1993 Top reggae Singer (male)