Jamaican music historian Dermot Hussey at home with some his music collection. (2000)
Dermot Hussey has been a figure in the Jamaican broadcasting and music industry for over 30 years. He was awarded the Musgrave Medal for his services in music and media in 2007 and in 2008 was inducted into the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Hall of Fame for his contribution to music. And in 1987 he was the one who read the eulogy for Peter Tosh at his funeral.
Hussey has written books, liner notes, consulted on films and was program director at XM radio and hosts the show, Riffin which airs five times a week on channel 42 “The Joint”.