Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 March 5
1948: Eddy Grant (Edmond Montague Grant) is born in Plaisance, Guyana.

 March 6
1957: The former British African colonies of the Gold Coast and Togoland become the independent state of Ghana. (Independence Day)
1995: Delroy Wilson passes away (dies of cirrhosis) at UWI, Kingston, Jamaica at the age of 46. (b. October 5, 1948)
1997: Michael Manley passes away.
Michael Norman Manley, former Prime Minister of Jamaica and former leader of the People's National Party, dies at 11:45 p.m. on this day after 6 year battle with prostate cancer. Age 72. (b. December 10, 1924)

 March 7
1952: Donovan Germain, producer and owner of Penthouse Studio, is born.
1995: Producer Dave Jordan passes away (dies of a heart attack) at a Paris hotel.
He started as an engineer in the 70s working for act like Bob Marley and the Rolling Stones and went on to produce The Specials and The Pogues.

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