Funeral held for Philip Smart, music producer in Freeport

Funeral services were held today for Philip Smart, an influential music producer who owned and operated a recording studio in Freeport. Smart was responsible for

Smart was responsible for bringing some of the biggest reggae acts to the American mainstream.

Smart was responsible for bringing some of the biggest reggae acts to the American mainstream. (3/8/14)

FREEPORT - Funeral services were held today for Philip Smart, an influential music producer who owned and operated a recording studio in Freeport.

Smart was responsible for bringing some of the biggest reggae acts to the American mainstream.

Loved ones say he was a production prodigy.

“If he told you that a song was going to be No. 1, trust me, it was going to be No. 1,” said Francine Chin, a local radio host.

Smart died at the age of 53 last week after a long battle with cancer.

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