Clive Chin: From 17 North Parade to the World

September 11, 2012

Part two of a history packed Reggae University session focused on a Chinese-Jamaican producer who chair David Katz described “A man with a lot of musical history behind him – and a lot more to come as well”.

Clive Chin at Rototom 2012

Clive Chin took over from his father Vincent as producer at Randy’s on 17 North Parade, not far from Winston Riley’s base on Orange Street where previous guest Johnny Osbourne had his first hit with Warrior in 1969. According to Clive, Randy’s – which later grew into the New York based distributor VP – “started back in 1958 by my father Vincent. He adopted the name of Nashville radio station Randys” which played the jazz and R&B which Chin Senior loved.

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