The world has lost a great talent

Barry “Hetpones” Llewellyn was both a friend and musical partner for over 45 years.  The world has lost a bright light and inspiration.  Rest in Peace Barry.  You will be missed by all you have touched during your almost 64 years on earth.

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Leroy Sibbles Interview at Uppsala Reggae Festival 2011 – United Reggae magazine

Leroy Sibbles is a bonafide legend in the reggae industry with almost 50 years in the business and countless immortal bass lines and riddims with his name on them. United Reggae met him after a performance by The Heptones at Uppsala Reggae Festival. It’s a few minutes past 1 o’clock…

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Leroy Sibbles Award Highlights

Leroy Sibbles is one of the founders of reggae music. Born in Kingston, Jamaica Leroy began his career as the lead singer of the rock steady group, The Heptones. While playing with The Heptones, he recorded many classic reggae tunes including Party Time, Fatty Fatty, Book Of Rules, Baby Be…

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Leroy Sibbles returns

Vintage artiste’s rare performance something to remember The strategy not to be over-exposed is one of the reasons that the fans of music icon Leroy Sibbles, who reside in Kingston, do not see much of him performing. And the strategy seems to have work, to an extent. While only a…

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Singers for charity

Singers for charity Junior Reid, Lady G and Leroy Sibbles A NUMBER of Jamaican artistes are to donate their musical talents to the ‘Solidarity 2001’ charity concert project on Wednesday, May 23 beginning 8:00 p.m. at the Waterford Comprehensive High School, Portmore, St. Catherine. The concert, being organised by 3D…

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Sibbles sees rocksteady revival

    Leroy Sibbles (holding guitar) is performing with the original members of his Toronto band at Harbourfront Centre’s Island Soul Festival Leroy Sibbles is no stranger to Toronto reggae fans. He spent more than a decade among us in the 1970s and ’80s trying to establish a beachhead for…

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Sibbles to headline Ken’s Wildflower’s New Year’s Eve ball

Sibbles to headline Ken’s Wildflower’s New Year’s Eve ball Leroy SibblesRasbert Turner, Portmore Star Writer Patrons attending the New Year’s Eve ball at Ken’s Wildflower will be duly entertained by Mr Heptone himself Leroy Sibbles. Sibbles, who has a wide catalogue of hits such as Fatty Fatty, Sweet Talking, I…

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From ‘Fatty Fatty’ to ‘fluffy’

From ‘Fatty Fatty’ to ‘fluffy’ Left: Leroy Sibbles Right: Elephant Man says that stars need to educate themselves on how to manage their money. – File photos When I was watching the women especially react to Leroy Sibbles singing Fatty Fatty at Wednesday evening’s ‘Get Ready to Rocksteady’ at the…

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