Sunday, 9 April 2017

Edi Fitzroy was a Rastafarian,"from birth"

He died on 4 March 2017 in May Pen Hospital, aged 61.
He was exposed to music from an early age via his father Vasco Edwards playing records for a sound system After studying accounting at the West Indies Commercial Institute, he took a job as an accounts clerk with the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation while also singing in his spare time. 

His recordings came to the attention of Mikey Dread, a radio presenter at the station, and with Dread's assistance he released his first single, "Miss Molly Colly", which was a top ten hit in Jamaica in 1978 Further hits followed and Fitzroy toured the United Kingdom with Dread in 1978,

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