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(Deadline)   Robbie Shakespeare dies. Dies, to sleep; To sleep, perchance to dream   ( divider line
    More: Sad, Reggae, Robbie Shakespeare, reggae bass, documentary ReggaeGot Soul, influential work, Best Reggae Recording, Jamaican artist, influence of Robbie Shakespeare  
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1253 clicks; posted to Entertainment » on 09 Dec 2021 at 5:35 AM (5 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2021-12-09 12:34:37 AM Full Size


2021-12-09 2:13:44 AM  
Rest In Power!
2021-12-09 6:44:21 AM  
Looks like he will be...

... loving angels instead
2021-12-09 7:36:46 AM  
I knew him well.
2021-12-09 7:47:53 AM  
Legendary and influential, he will be missed.
2021-12-09 8:16:00 AM  
That was a very Sly headline, Cockscombmitter!
2021-12-09 8:20:55 AM  
It's pronounced sha-KESS-pa-ray!
2021-12-09 8:21:53 AM  
Although their career was much deeper than mainstream, reggae becoming mainstream owes a huge debt to Sly and Robbie.

Rest in power.
2021-12-09 9:29:25 AM  

August11: I knew him, well Horatio.


/infinite jest, excellent fancy, blah blah blah...
2021-12-09 10:30:04 AM  
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RIP Trip Shakespeare

2021-12-09 10:30:10 AM  
saw Black Uhuru open for the Clash, gave me a lifelong love of reggae.
2021-12-09 11:12:02 AM  
Sly and Robbie - Boops (Here To Go)
Youtube TT194aAaQWM
2021-12-09 11:13:21 AM  
Grace Jones - My Jamaican Guy
Youtube nhMA6attV0Y
2021-12-09 11:14:00 AM  
Bob Dylan - Jokerman (Official Video)
Youtube 1XSvsFgvWr0
2021-12-09 11:42:06 AM  
Shocked that Holness had nice things to say about Shakespeare after they cooked his mule and all...
2021-12-09 1:30:05 PM  
Another Dylan but you get to see the band
Bob Dylan - License to Kill (Official Video)
Youtube HRrlFYg2QkI
2021-12-09 1:42:54 PM  
ftfa: In 2020, Shakespeare was placed at No. 17 on Rolling Stone's greatest bassists of all time list.

Prime example of why these lists are useless. There are not 17 bass players on the planet that could match what Robbie did.

World Is Africa
Youtube ScvJNZ5Pqf8

/Bunny, Scratch, Toots, U-Roy, Robbie... the elders are leaving the Grey Havens
2021-12-09 1:52:18 PM  

puckrock2000: August11: I knew him, well Horatio.


/infinite jest, excellent fancy, blah blah blah...

Thanks for the fix. I'm terribly off my game.
2021-12-09 6:38:04 PM  
That's a horribly boring jam on Letterman.
Could have done better there, subs.
2021-12-10 10:49:30 AM  
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