Harry Johnson AKA Harry J of Liquidator and so many other boss recordings has died the Observer reports.
The many produced so many classic tunes in the late 60′s and early 70′s. Another massive loss.
Alva “Reggie” Lewis, guitarist for The Hippy Boys, The Upsetters and many many wicked cuts, passed away on February 4th of natural causes. Original organist Glen Adams died in 2010.
Here are a couple favorite tunes.
The Observer reports that Roy Wilson of pioneering Jamaican duo Higgs (that would be the amazing Joe Higgs of Studio One fame) and Wilson died last Saturday in Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 72 years old.
The cause of Wilson’s death has not been disclosed but the Jamaica [...]
As reported earlier but soon after discredited it seems now to be true. The King is dead. Long live the king!
Confirmed by Dennis Alcapone again, Brad Klien and close friend Jamaican musicologist Bunny Goodison, Winston Sparks otherwise known as King Stitt died today after being treated at a Kingston hospital [...]
Winston Riley has died from the gunshot wound to the head he suffered in November.
His son Kurt Riley told the Observer this morning that his father’s grieving relatives could not figure out a motive behind the attempts on his father’s life.
“Unfortunately Daddy didn’t wake [...]
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