Leonard Sparrow Dillon

by DRW
(Jamaica)

Leonard Sparrow Dillon

Leonard Sparrow Dillon

Lead singer Sparrow of the legendary reggae group The Ethiopians died on September 28, 2011.


Sparrow who was born Leonard Dillon died at his daughter’s home in Kingston after ailing for some time.

The Ethiopians is a ska, rocksteady, and reggae vocal group, founded by Leonard Dillon (born 9 December 1942, Port Antonio, Jamaica), Stephen Taylor and Aston Morris.

The group started out recording for Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd in 1966.

In 1991, Dillon recorded the solo album On the Road Again. Toward the end of the 1990s, Dillon formed a new Ethiopians lineup with female backing vocalists Jennifer Lara and Merlene Webber, who appeared on the 1999 album, Tuffer Than Stone.

Comments for Leonard Sparrow Dillon

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 22, 2011
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Rest in Peace My Elder
by: RASTA SBONELO

oh what a sad news, i really like their conscious music. i am a South African Christafarian. which to pass my condolence to all reggae fans, the group and his family. may his soul and spirit rest in peace. Jah Bless and guide his soul. Christafari

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to dead reggae and dancehall artists.

Articles On Dancehall Reggae World You Might Have Missed ......

Recent Articles

  1. Bob Marley Reggae On Broadway

    Jun 21, 18 11:44 AM

    Bob Marley Reggae On Broadway was released by Reggae music's legend Bob Marley in 1972 on the "Columbia" record label.

    Read More

  2. Daphie Daph X Rey-Nato X Iyobel X Chenaya - Highest Grade

    Jun 20, 18 11:00 PM

    Daphie Daph, Rey Nato, Iyobel, Chenaya Highest Grade - Greezzly Productions have just released a video for the song Highest Grade on his Roots & Kulcha Riddim.

    Read More

  3. History About Reggae Music and Facts

    Jun 20, 18 08:53 PM

    History About Reggae Music and Facts - Reggae Music, Jamaican Music was mostly all about the culture and the island of Jamaica.

    Read More

SEARCH THE SITE

What's New? Click here and See

Featured artist

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • XML RSS
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!

Jamaica Sunshine Toutrs is an authentic Jamaican Tour Company

Recent Articles

  1. Bob Marley Reggae On Broadway

    Jun 21, 18 11:44 AM

    Bob Marley Reggae On Broadway was released by Reggae music's legend Bob Marley in 1972 on the "Columbia" record label.

    Read More

  2. Daphie Daph X Rey-Nato X Iyobel X Chenaya - Highest Grade

    Jun 20, 18 11:00 PM

    Daphie Daph, Rey Nato, Iyobel, Chenaya Highest Grade - Greezzly Productions have just released a video for the song Highest Grade on his Roots & Kulcha Riddim.

    Read More

  3. History About Reggae Music and Facts

    Jun 20, 18 08:53 PM

    History About Reggae Music and Facts - Reggae Music, Jamaican Music was mostly all about the culture and the island of Jamaica.

    Read More

  4. Zagga - Bad and Hungry Amini Music

    Jun 20, 18 03:47 PM

    Zagga - Bad and Hungry Amini Music - Reggae artist Zagga is back with a brand new single titled "Bad and Hungry".

    Read More