1973 – He was born and raised in Western Kingston, Jamaica. He began singing this year as a member of Black Uhuru. He sang alongside Garth Dennis and Derrick Simpson the leader of the trio.
1977 – He played a key role in the recordings of the highly acclaimed Love Crisis album, produced by Prince Jammy in this year, which was later re-released as The Black Sounds of Freedom.
1982 – He has become very popular in the live scene and has released twelve solo albums working alongside Gold, his backup vocalist and co writer. Some of his most notable albums include Harvest Time, Day to Day Living and Them Never Know a Natty Dread were released.
1990 – He re-united as the lead vocal for a Black Uhuru album. Don continues to grow in popularity and still performs all over the world.