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SINGER/SONGWRITER JIMMY RILEY DIES AT 61!

Jimmy Riley

Jimmy Riley

The Reggae fraternity is once hit with the sad news that another of stalwarts has passed away. Singer/songwriter Martin “Jimmy” Riley died earlier this morning in the Bronx, New York, at age 61. Jimmy was a member of the 1960’s group The Uniques, which was lead by Slim Smith. Other members included Lloyd Charmers and Roy Shirley.

Jimmy & Tarrus Riley

Jimmy & Tarrus Riley

Jimmy Riley was born on March 22, 1954, and was the father of noted singer Tarrus Riley of “She’s Royal” fame. Funeral arrangements for Jimmy Riley are pending.

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