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Jamaican Reggae Music Legend, Bunny Wailer Dies at 73 years.

Bunny Wailer from Kingston, Jamaica, was a founding member of The Wailers alongside his childhood friend, Bob Marley.

His death was confirmed by manager Maxine Stowe, and Jamaica’s Culture Minister, Olivia Grange.

Together, they achieved international fame with reggae classics like Simmer Down and Stir It Up, before Wailer left to go solo in 1974. He went on to win three Grammys and was given Jamaica’s Order Of Merit in 2017.

The cause of death is unknown, but he had been in hospital since having a stroke in July 2020.

The star, whose real name was Neville O’Riley Livingston, had been the last surviving member of The Wailers, following Bob Marley’s death from cancer in 1981, and Peter Tosh’s murder during a robbery in 1987.

Source: BBC

 

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