Miss Pat Chin Helped Reggae Become a Globally Celebrated Genre!

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PATRICIA CHIN: They call me Miss Pat. I’m a true Jamaican-born. I did music all my life from I was 18, and it’s over 60 years now, and I continue to do the same– reggae music culture from Jamaica.

Back home in Jamaica, we had a little store called Randy’s Record Mart, and it started from 1958. And we were then selling jukebox records, the reject from jukebox records. So when we put up our studio, Randy’s Studio 17, we have young Bob Marley coming through, young Chris Blackwell. They were like 16, 17. Because where my shop was located, it becomes like a hub for all musicians, all singers, producers, buyers and sellers, and music fans.

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