Singer and guitarist Noel 'sewell' Bailey has died, aged 61.
The musician passed away on 18 July (14) at Kingston Public Hospital in his native Jamaica following a battle with cancer. His son Christopher Bailey tells JamaicaObserver.com that Bailey had been diagnosed with the disease a month before his death.
He was best known for his guitar work with the Roots Radics Band, a session group which formed in 1978 and later released its own albums.
Bailey played with the band on hits by reggae stars including Gregory Isaacs, Bunny Wailer and Sugar Minott. He also enjoyed a number of his own hits under the moniker Sowell Radics, and his single All Night Jammin' charted in the U.K. in the 1981.
The funeral service is scheduled take place on 31 August (14).
In her latest collaboration with Cash Money's Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj finally unveils the video for her 'Queen' single 'Good Form'.
In the Hall By The Sea at Dreamland, Reef brought their Revelation tour to life as they delivered one of the best live sets I've had the privilege to...
Sharon Van Etten unveils an ominous black and white video directed by Katherine Dieckmann for her latest song 'Jupiter 4'.
As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, Crooked Man treats us to a fabulous slice of sun-soaked House, Disco and Electro.
The 1975's third studio album 'A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships' is imminent, with another album ('Notes on a Conditional Form') already...
This New York quartet have teamed alongside Canadian rocker Billy Raffoul for their new tune 'Say Amen'. It's their second official single of the...
Tristan Corrigan on the difficulties of making music within a genre that is so popular.
From 'Happy' to 'Banana Pancakes', these are soaked in positivity.