happened across this nice likkle article....outernational....
'Reggae was like a swearword……people hadn't seen a deck with two
turntables sitting in it before……mine was the first one that they had
J.J came to Australia from Jamaica for a six month holiday in 1972 and decided to stay.
It wasn't long before he was challenging local sound engineers with a
request for a 200 watt amplifier (they insisted 40 watts would be
His Soulmaker sound system was the first of it's kind in the
Australia and he used it to convert many to the beauty of reggae and
full article here