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At an early age Cyril 'Dry Bread' Ferguson was influenced by the music that he heard from the church. Spending his early years on Crooked Island, he learned the ways of the Family Island people. Living off the land, getting by with no refrigeration, going “through the bush” for food, and raising chickens were only a small part of everyday challenges. All of these challenges helped to retrain his thinking from the luxuries of the capital city, Nassau.

Dry Bread recalls the melodies and rhythms of hand clapping and foot stomping from his early childhood coming back to him in later years. The return of these influences greatly influenced his...



Date of Birth: November 27, 1951

Place of Birth:
Nassau, Bahamas

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Genre(s): Bahamian Fusion