Legendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer is dead. Hailing from Trench Town, Bunny Wailer’s given name is Neville Livingston was 73 years old. He died in the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica this morning. Bunny Wailer had been in and out of hospital since his second stroke in July 2020.
He is a founding member of The Wailers, which included Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. Marley died of cancer in May 11, 1981, while Tosh was killed at his St Andrew home on September 11, 1987.
In 2017, the Jamaican Government awarded Bunny Wailer an Order of Merit, the country's fourth highest honor. The Government again recognized his contribution to Jamaican music in February 2019 with a Reggae Gold Award.
Bunny Wailer’s albums include Blackheart Man, released in 1976. His hit songs include Cool Runnings, Ballroom Floor, Crucial and Bald Head Jesus.