Jamaican born, Florida based reggae crooner Rod Spence is basking in the spotlight with the released of three hot new singles – “Mr. Deny,” a cover single “Moon River” and a tribute song titled “Hero Baby Brother” that is dedicated to his younger brother George Spence who passed away from a brain tumor last year. The songs, which have been getting positive feedback from music fans are currently available on i-Tunes.
Spence is no stranger to the industry having released his debut single in 1969 on the Beverley’s label. He has since shared stage with Hopeton Lewis, Boris Gardner, Marcia Griffiths, Cynthia Schloss, Culture, Ken Boothe, Alton Ellis, Derrick Morgan, Tyrone Taylor, Melodians, Desmond Dekker, Ken Lazarus, Byron Lee & the Dragonaires, The Techniques, Freddie McGregor, The Manhattans, The Bluenotes and The Moments. Two years ago he released the EP “Never Say Never,” a 6 track disc that included songs like “Mr. Fix It,” “These Arms of Mine,” “A Mother’s Love” and the title track “Never Say Never.”
Rod is a regular on the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami circuit, performing at some of the top Caribbean clubs, weddings, church concerts, office parties and various charity events. In 1986 he released his debut album, (Fragile) which garnered rotation on radio stations in Florida, Houston, New York, Jamaica and London. Other releases include his second album titled “First Prize” and gospel discs, “The Spiritual Side Of Rod Spence Vol. 1 (How Can I Cry)” and Vol. 2 (Tell Him So).