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date: 18 May 2021

Lewis, Edward Archibald [Archie]locked

(1918–1988)
  • Val Wilmer

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Lewis, Edward Archibald [Archie] (1918–1988), singer and variety artist, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on 10 April 1918. He attended St Matthew's Anglican Church, Kingston, where he sang in the choir, and made his concert début aged fifteen. He was working as an engineering apprentice on the railway when he won a major contest, singing ballads in a style modelled on ...

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