The Jolly Boys Member Joseph Bennett is Dead


Joseph Bennett, a member of the Jolly Boys band died Wednesday morning.


Affectionately known as ‘Powda’, Bennett was 76 years old.

The Jolly Boys is a mento band from Port Antonio, Jamaica. It was formed in 1945 and had great commercial success in the late 1980s and 1990s among reggae and world music fans.

They released a new album in 2010 titled Great Expectation.

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