Reggae singer Vic Taylor died on Monday June 23rd 2003
Vic Taylor was a Jamiacan singer who was in well known Jamaican groups, Skatalites and Byron Lee & the Dragonaires. He died in 2003.
Taylor was once a member of The Skatalites and then later on in the 1970's and 1980's, the front man of Byron Lee & the Dragonaires.
He was well known and loved on the Jamaican music scene. During his career he had some hits that included "For Your Precious Love" and Heartaches" etc.
He moved to the US in the early Nineties, where he regularly sang on the cabaret and club scene, recently switching from Reggae and R&B to Gospel, having completed work on a religious album shortly before his passing.
According to Family sources, Taylor had been feeling unwell for a couple of weeks and had complained of having cheast pains. He was hospitalised for 9 days and having suffered breathing problems, he was placed on a respirator. he died on Monday June 23rd 2003. His daughter Vanessa gave his age as 56.