Toppa Top 10: Top Gunslinger-Inspired Deejays

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April 12, 2011

5. Clint Eastwood

Another deejay who borrowed his name, but not necessarily his image, from a popular gunslinger was Robert Brammer, aka Clint Eastwood. Beginning his career as a solo artist for producer Bunny Lee in the late ’70s, Eastwood found his greatest fame teamed up with fellow deejay General Saint in the 1980s. Together the duo, known for their matching outfits and lively, lighthearted stage shows, scored a string of hits including “Stop That Train,” an update of Scotty’s “Draw Your Brakes” and the Queen-referencing “Another One Bites The Dust.” Despite their typically comical presentation, the pair were responsible for “I Can’t Take Another World War,” among the most haunting of all dancehall-issued armagideon warnings: