April 24, 2016, at 12:23 am

Lord Tanamo has died

Lord Tanamo died in Canada last Tuesday RIP.

January 8, 2015, at 10:02 pm

King Sporty RIP

Noel Williams AKA Kong Sporty died on Monday in Florida RIP.

Feel Good All Over (Studio One) http://www.dancecrasher.co.uk/2015/feelgoodallover.mp3

Obituary in the Jamaican Observer.

February 23, 2014, at 4:07 pm

RIP Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith died of a heart attack on Friday 14 February at the age of 48. Everyone has been talking about Sleng Teng and for sure that was pivotal but there was so much more to Wayne Smith than just that. RIP

December 2, 2013, at 10:20 pm

Junior Murvin RIP

Junior Murvin died today. RIP

November 7, 2013, at 9:10 pm

Two we have lost

Lloyd Robinson passed away on Monday of this week.

And around a fortnight ago it was announced that Tony Brevett formerly of the Melodians had lost his fight with cancer.

Two great artists whose memory will remain in the great music they left for us. RIP.

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September 13, 2013, at 3:18 am

Prince Jazzbo RIP

Last month we reported that Prince Jazzbo was very ill with lung cancer. Sadly he lost this battle and passed away on Wednesday of this week. RIP Prince Jazzbo, thanks for the music.

May 5, 2013, at 8:32 pm

Cedric “Im” Brooks RIP

Cedric Brooks passed away yesterday. RIP

Obituary on the Alpha Boys School website.

April 5, 2013, at 5:03 pm

RIP Harry J

Producer Harry J (Johnson) died in Jamaica on Wednesday at the age of 68. RIP

February 9, 2013, at 10:50 am

Alva Lewis RIP

Singer and guitarist (Hippy Boys/Upsetters) Alva Lewis passed away in Jamaica last Monday, RIP.

December 15, 2012, at 8:51 am

Desmond Miles RIP

Bassist Desmond Miles, leading member of the Mighty Vikings band and the Desmond Miles Seven, responsible for many great recordings from the ska and rocksteady era died of a heart attack earlier this week.

Our condolences to his family and friends. RIP Desmond.

The photograph on the right shows Desmond Miles on stage with Derrick Harriott singing (taken from the Mighty Vikings facebook page).

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