Boney M

Boney M. is a Euro-Caribbean vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in West Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett from Jamaica, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell, a performing artist from Aruba. The group was formed in 1976 and achieved popularity during the disco era of the late 1970s. Since the 1980s, various line-ups of the band have performed with different personnel.

Boney M. is a Euro-Caribbean vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in West Germany, the four original members of the group’s official line-up were Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett from Jamaica, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell, a performing artist from Aruba. The group was formed in 1976 and achieved popularity during the disco era of the late 1970s. Since the 1980s, various line-ups of the band have performed with different personnel.

Boney M.
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Boney M. in 1981
Background information
Origin West Germany
Genres
  • Disco
  • reggae
Years active
  • 1974–1986
  • 2010
  • 2017–present
Labels
  • Hansa
  • Atlantic
  • Sony
Past members Liz Mitchell
Marcia Barrett
Maizie Williams
Bobby Farrell
Reggie Tsiboe

The band has sold around 100 million records worldwide and is known for international hits such as “Daddy Cool”, “Ma Baker”, “Sunny”, “Rasputin”, “Mary’s Boy Child – Oh My Lord” and “Rivers of Babylon”. (Wikipedia)

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