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Very sad indeed. Altho he had a good crack at life, 80 is a very good age for a jamican! Doing what he did best right up to his last days, RIP
Knibb was a crucial figure in the development of ska music as a whole. I'm honored to have seen him perform many times over the years. For anyone interested, here's a neat recent write-up on "The Rhythmic Innovation of Lloyd Knibb":
Does anybody know yet if The Skatalites will resume their touring for next month? I haven't heard of any cancellations as of yet (and I was set to see them perform in San Diego in a couple of weeks).
RIP Drummie. You shall be missed by more than you could ever know :(
Yeah what a bad day that was a total kick in the ass but still going strong to this very day hats off to them