Samstag, 11. Oktober 2008

Alton Ellis passes away
Sad news original from Trojan Records 11.10.2008

Today the music world mourns the passing of Reggae legend Mr. Rocksteady Alton Ellis, who passed away last night after a long struggle against the effects of lymphatic cancer.

As recently reported, Alton had been admitted into hospital after collapsing at a show at London’s 100 Club in August and sadly, despite intensive care, was never able to regain his health.

His talent and influence was immense and his loss will be felt by all those who ever had the pleasure of his company. A kind and modest man, he always had time for his family, friends and fans, and his loss is a terrible blow not only to Jamaican music, but to the world at large.

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