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In loving memory ofBarry Llewellyn (Heptones)

Barry Llewellyn (Heptones)

Barry Llewellyn who is one third of The Heptones the world renown Reggae Rocksteady group sadly passed away on November 23 2011 .The Heptones group was made up of Earl Morgan and Leroy Sibbles, even though Leroy Sibbles was responsible for most of the lead vocals, Barry Llewellyn sang lead and co-wrote the beautiful Book of Rules.The Heptones were one of the more significant trios of that era, and played a major role in the gradual transition between ska and rocksteady with their three-part harmonies.Barry will be greatly missed the world over and its a tremendous lost to the Reggae community.

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Your contribution to the music is simply remarkable.

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Sista Whistle

So thankfull I saw him perform @ Reggae Jam in Germany, with Leroy! (Aug. 2011)
Strenght to all familymemebers & friends!
Will visit his (+ Gregory's / Joseph's) grave, when I fly Jamdown again, next Febr.!


Rest in Power.

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East 52nd Crew

A Sweet and Melodious voice that never aged....Kind hearted, loving, and humorous...A True Jamaican Reggae Artist...Always have an open hand for ALLwho asked of him....He lived music and left music for us to live by
May his wife and family be strong

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Monica Llewellyn (Wife)

Thank you all so much for your kind words, your generous gifts, and most of all, for your friendship with Barry.
Knowing you also miss him makes MY burden a bit easier to bear.
Many Thanks,
From Wife....Monica

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Seanelder Llewellyn - Daughter

We'll always remember
that special smile,
that caring heart,
that warm embrace,
you always gave us.
You being there
for Mom and me

We'll always remember
you Dad because
there'll never be another one
to replace you in our hearts,

and the love

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