American-based singing sensation Dave Revels has just released a honest tune titled A Good Jamaican Woman. The melodious reggae-fused song – published on December 31, 2021 – is a collaboration done with talented reggae / hip-hop artist Junior Rex.
As the producer, Revels brought his decades of musical experience and creative skills to the production. They were then complimented by co-producer Ed Robinson, who helped to reimagine the song, adding some magical flair to its overall sound and feel. Persons who have heard the record summarizes it as a forthright tune from a man showing loyalty and respect to his lineage by desiring to have a woman from that same line.
Dave Revels explains the inspiration behind A Good Jamaican Woman in the following statement: “I have always identified with my roots, and an influential part of that connect to my mother being a Jamaican. This song resonates with much of what I hold dear—my mom, my Jamaican relatives, the love of the Island, and the fact that I grew up there. To me, this is one of the best songs I have done, and it’s a legacy I will forever cherish.”
For those not familiar with Dave Revels; he is a half British, half Jamaican singer, who was born in England and raised in Jamaica. His strong musical history includes over ten years with the famed American doo-wop, R&B and soul vocal group The Drifters. Additionally, in 2006 he became the lead singer, arranger and producer for the legendary a cappella group The Persuasions. Over his many years with different groups Dave has had the pleasure of working with major names such as The Grateful Dead, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon and Canadian rock and roll hall of famers, Barenaked Ladies.