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Generoso and Lily's Bovine Ska and Rocksteady:  Felix "Deadly" Headley Bennett Memorial 8-30-16

Generoso and Lily's Bovine Ska and Rocksteady: Felix "Deadly" Headley Bennett Memorial 8-30-16

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This show was 10th in the global ska chart and 57th in the global reggae chart.

Hello Bovine Ska and Rocksteady Listeners!
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It is with immense sadness that we report the passing of legendary foundation saxophonist, Felix "Deadly" Headley Bennett. Generoso was lucky to have met Headley Bennett when Headley teamed up with trombonist, Vin Gordon, to support Justin Hinds on tour in the late 1990s. Headley, an amazing musician learned to play at The Alpha Boys School and started his recording career with Coxsone Dodd in 1962. From that release and through the next fifty years, Headley Bennett would play on some of the most important cuts in Jamaican music history including the very first recording of Bob Marley at Beverleys. Our show this week is a two-hour retrospective of Headley's work from 1962-1982. It was tough to just pick out the 31 tracks of his that we played. Much live and respect to Headley's family and colleagues.

XO Generoso and Lily

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Comments

simonwest369

Wonderful show; Love Deadly Headley :-)

Melody Winnig

This show is so beautiful. Thank you