April 6 funeral for Jimmy Riley

April 6 funeral for Jimmy Riley

Foundation Reggae singer and father of Tarrus, Jimmy Riley funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 6 at the Webster Memorial Church on Half-Way Tree Road in Kingston.

The singer who throughout his career has recorded with The Sensations and Uniques, eventually went solo and in 1979 made his presence felt with Love and Devotion and My Woman’s Love.

Riley enjoyed other hits such as Bang Bang, Black Mother Prays and It’s Gonna Get Rough.

Staying current his combination with his son Pull Up Selector also scored major points.

The thanksgiving service will be commence at 1:00 pm will be more of a “celebration of the late singer’s life, this according to Saxophonist Dean Fraser in media reports.

Those planning to attend the service are encouraged to wear white. Riley’s body will be cremated.

Riley died last week Wednesday at age 68, after succumbing to his battle with cancer.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply


More in Artists


PRADO pleased with Rotten Rich’s success

Riddim-Don MagApril 20, 2017

Macini, UK’s Dancehall General, now getting heavy rotation in Jamaica

Riddim-Don MagApril 20, 2017

Dancehal, Soca, Reggae or Pop, The Soulful Onirose’s “Got It”!

Riddim-Don MagApril 18, 2017
Nazneen Rahman -R-DM

R-DM SPOTLIGHT: Singer-Songwriter and Scientist, Nazneen Rahman CBE, Continues to Inspire with New Upcoming Single,

Riddim-Don MagApril 13, 2017
Kirk Diamond -R-DM

Reggae & Dancehall Recording Artist Kirk Diamond “Greater” Than Ever

Riddim-Don MagApril 12, 2017
Luiz caracol

R-DM SPOTLIGHT: Luiz Caracol a Portuguese from the south hemisphere

Riddim-Don MagApril 6, 2017

Nesbeth amass millions on VEVO and Premiers D.I.A.L Video

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 31, 2016

Reggae in the morning for Charlotte Church

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 25, 2016

Institutions must be in place to preserve history – Andrew Holness

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 22, 2016

The newest and hottest online Magazine!! Riddim-Don Magazine

Copyright © 2016 Riddim-Don Magazine. Website Designed by The.Pure_Groop 1.876.622.1998

Translate »