This Day In Reggae
|1948:||Lloyd Parks is born in Walton Gardens, Jamaica.
|1976:||Bob Marley & The Wailers perform at the Roxy, Los Angeles, California, USA.
"No Woman No Cry" performed on this concert is in a boxset "Songs of Freedom".
|1997:||Tony Johnson, co-founder of Reggae Sunsplash, passes away (dies of "a sudden and massive heart attack" according to attending paramedics) at his home in Pasadena, Carifornia, USA. Age 56. (b. 1941)
|1999:||Show promoter Gavin Sharpe passes away at the age of 27. (b. July 11, 1971)
Sharpe was stabbed to death on the roadway outside his home at about 8pm., and was taken the Spanish Town Hospital where he was pronounced dead.