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FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS SET FOR ETHIOPIANS LEAD SINGER SPARROW

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12 OCT,2011

The funeral service for lead singer Sparrow of the legendary reggae group, The Ethiopians is set for October 23 at the Port Antonio Seventh Day Adventist Church.

The burial will subsequently take place at Family plot in the Snow Hill District of Portland.

Sparrow who was born Leonard Dillon died on September 28, at his daughter’s home in Kingston after battling Cancer of the brain, lung and prostate.

The Ethiopians is a ska, rocksteady and reggae vocal group founded by Leonard Dillon, Stephen Taylor and Aston Morris. The group started out recording for Clement ‘Coxsone’ Dodd in 1966.

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