Winston Blake of Merritone Has Passed Away

Winston Merritone Blake

Jamaican music legend Winston Blake, second oldest of the influential Merritone group formed by four brothers, died today. Blake’s passing represents a major loss to the music and sound-system industries, as he and his brothers – Trevor, Tyrone, Monty Blake and Winston – had important roles in the development of these industries during the 1970s. His brother Tyrone died in 2012.

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