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

 December 9
1940: Pioneering Jamaican singer and producer Clancy Eccles is born in Dean Pen, St. Mary, Jamaica.
1942: Leonard Dillon [Ethiopians] is born in Port Antonio, Jamaica.
1965: Jazz reggae sax man Arthro Tappin is born.
1991: After a long legal battle, Bob Marley's $11.5 million estate is settled in court and left in the hands of his family, headed by Rita Marley.
1991: Ziggy Marley's daughter is born. Ziggy names her Justice in honor of the verdict awards Bob Marley's estate to his family.
1994: (or early next day) Garnet Daymon Smith aka Garnet Silk passes away at the age of 28. (b. April 2, 1966)
He and his mother were killed in gas explosion at his home in Mandeville, Jamaica; two of his brothers were injured.

 December 10
1924: Michael Manley is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
Michael Norman Manley, former Prime Minister of Jamaica and former leader of the People's National Party, is the second of two sons of Norman Manley, one of Jamaica's founding fathers.
1986: "Marijuana High" published by Daisan Shokan in Japan.

 December 11
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