Online Reggae Magazine

News

News about reggae music, artists, culture and more...

Maurice Roberts from The Gaylads died

Maurice Roberts from The Gaylads died

Maurice Roberts from The Gaylads died

By Howard Campbell on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - Comment

He died on August 14 at age 70 in Kingston.

Sampler

Maurice Roberts, an original member of harmony trio The Gaylads, died August 14 at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.

Roberts, who was 70, died of an heart attack, his daughter Paula said.

Along with Horace 'BB' Seaton and Delano Stewart, Roberts was part of The Gaylads that recorded classic rocksteady songs in the 1960s such as Hard to Confess, Over the Rainbow's End and Lady with the Red Dress On

The Gaylads

When Seaton and Stewart left for solo careers in the early 1970s, Roberts carried on with his version of The Gaylads which evolved into The Psalms. That group toured and recorded for several years as harmony singers with Bunny Wailer.

Read more about this topic

Share it!

Send to Kindle
Create an alert

Comments actually desactivated due to too much spams

Recommended News

Mr Money Man Riddim
By Angus Taylor

Recently addedView all

Video
Var - Poor and Needy
27 Sep
Video
Mortimer - Lightning
11 Aug

© 2007-2020 United Reggae. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited. Read about copyright

Terms of use | About us | Contact us | Authors | Newsletter | A-Z

United Reggae is a free and independant magazine promoting reggae music and message since 2007. Support us!

Partners: Jammin Reggae Archives | Jamaican Raw Sessions | Air cargo analysis | GeoNature | One One One Wear