Soca legend Arrow died at age sixty

by DRW
(Jamaica)

Arrow

Arrow

Soca legend Arrow has died after fighting cancer for some time. He had being fighting brain cancer for over a year.


Reports are that after returning home to Montserrat from the United states where he was being treated, he fell ill with Pneumonia and was hospitalized in Antigua where he later died.

Born Alphonsus Celestine Edmund Cassell MBE on November 16, 1954, Cassell first performed aged 10 in a concert at the Montserrat Secondary School. He began singing calypso in 1967 and took the Junior Monarch title that year.

He took up singing professionally in 1969, and in that year he was runner up in the Montserrat Calypso King competition.

Arrow is known world-wide for his single Hot, Hot, Hot, recorded in 1982. At the time of his passing he had recorded overtwenty-two album.

This Singer-songwriter, performer and businessman will surely be miss.

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Greatest Soca legend of all times
by: Anonymous

I grew with Arrow's music in the 1980's and I believed that his soca was and still the best. His music inspired me to deeply fell in love.

His absence in the music scene will be felt around the world and he will be greatly missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace. Thank you

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