Reggae legend Bunny Wailer dies aged 73 BunnyWailer
BUNNY WAILER - who rose to fame in the legendary reggae band The Wailers alongside Bob Marley - has died at the age of 73.
Singer Kranium wrote:"Rip Bunny Wailer. Respect for all the great work you did for reggae music worldwide."Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, said:"My deep condolences to the family, friends and fans of legendary Reggae artiste, Neville Livingston, also known as Bunny Wailer, JahB."
"They say true legends never die. They live on forever through their music, in our hearts and in the very soul of our nation. The soul of our nation is its #reggae music. Rest in peace #BunnyWailer. You are now a star amongst starts. One love," a fan commented.
Bunny Wailer: The three-time Grammy Award winner was hospitalised last year(Image: GETTY)Bunny Wailer dead: The musician and Bob Marley were childhood friends(Image: GETTY)Another offered:"Shine on your way Bunny Wailer... A legend to forever be remembered." headtopics.com
Born in Jamaica in 1947, Bunny was an original member of reggae group The Wailers, along with childhood pals Bob and Peter Tosh.The group went on to gain success in the 1960s and had their first hit outside of Jamaica when Johnny Nash covered their song Stir It Up, which became a UK hit.
Their 1973 album Catch a Fire was released worldwide and sold well, and was later followed by their album Burnin', which included the hit song I Shot The Sheriff. Read more: Daily Express »
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I and myself shares my own sympathy to the families and funnies over this difficult mourning times, RIP,reggaevibe,ReggaeRajahs