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Music legend Winston ‘Merritone’ Blake is dead

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2016 | 2:58 PM
Winston ‘Merritone’ Blake
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Jamaican music legend Winston ‘Merritone’ Blake has died.

Blake died this morning from health complications.

Musicologist and University Lecturer, Dennis Howard says his passing will be a significant loss to the music, entertainment and sound system industries.

Howard notes that Blake was instrumental in the development of these industries in the 1970s.