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    March 15, 2011, at 5:06 pm

    RIP Smiley Culture

    This is breaking news but is verified in The Voice. RIP Smiley Culture.

    December 21, 2010, at 3:50 pm

    RIP Glen Adams

    Glen Adams, vocalist and later organist for the Hippy Boys/Upsetters died last week. RIP Mr Adams.

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    November 5, 2010, at 11:01 pm

    Sonia Pottinger RIP

    Word has come in that Sonia Pottinger has died, I’d been waiiting for some official verificaton before commenting but even without this it seems that this is true.

    With the recent passing of Sugar Minott and Gregory Isaacs both still fresh in many peoples minds to lose a producer of the stature of Mrs Pottinger is especially sad. Our thoughts go out to her friends and family at this time.

    Rest In Peace … continue reading…

    October 25, 2010, at 1:35 pm

    RIP Gregory Issacs

    Gregory died this morning in London of cancer. Our condolences to all his family and friends.

    July 15, 2010, at 4:37 pm

    Claudius Linton RIP

    It’s not a good month… after the very sad news of Lincoln Sugar Minott’s passing just a few days ago, news has just come in that one of the unsung greats of Jamaican music, Claudius Linton, has died. Linton started off in the Angelic Brothers recording for Justin Yap in the early 60’s. The Angelic Brothers became the Hoffner Brothers and they found limited success in the early 70’s with tunes like The King Man … continue reading…

    July 11, 2010, at 8:30 am

    Sugar Minott RIP

    Dancehall Mobi are reporting that Sugar Minott passed away a few hours ago, they are usually very reliable so it seems this must be true. Condolences to Sugar’s family. Rest In Peace star.

    Sugar at Reggae Sunsplash 1983.

    May 26, 2010, at 12:39 am

    As war rages

    It seems kind of crass to be talking of reggae music at a time when many of the communities from where it came are wracked by a state of near civil war.

    Regardless of if you view Christopher Dudus Coke as an evil drugs lord or a latter day Robin Hood the tragedy is that many people will die in his name. Though all gunmen can and must take responsibility for their actions it’s clear … continue reading…

    January 21, 2010, at 8:57 am

    Lynn Taitt RIP

    Another legend of Jamaican music has passed. Lynn Taitt died of of a heart attack brought on by pneumonia on January 20 in Montreal Canada, aged 75, he had been suffering from liver cancer. RIP.

    Thanks to Brian Keyo for corrections to this post.

    January 13, 2010, at 3:41 pm

    Vivian Jackson RIP

    Vivian Jackson AKA Yabby You died yesterday, Tuesday 12/1/10 in Clarendon, Jamaica. RIP.

    October 18, 2009, at 10:04 pm

    RIP Louisa Mark