Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Barry Llewellyn of The Heptones RIP

Trojan Records and Irie FM are reporting that Barry Llewellyn of The Heptones (at far left in the photo) passed away earlier today. Our sincere condolences go out to Llewellyn's family and friends.

Irie FM reports:
Music News understands that Barry fell ill and was taken to the Kingston Public hospital where he died in the wee hours this morning.
Llewellyn's/The Heptones' biography can be found at Trojan Records and

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Update (11/27/11): The BBC has just posted an obituary for Llewellyn, which may be found here.

Update (11/29/11): The New York Times published an obituary for Llewellyn here.

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