Reggae legend Bunny Wailer has died at 73

Reggae legend Neville O’Reilly Livingston, popularly known as ‘Bunny Wailer’, ‘Bunny Livingston’ and most affectionately as ‘Jah B’, a founding member of the Wailers has died.

He died at the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston on Tuesday. He was 73. Bunny  had been in and out of hospital since his second stroke in July 2020.

Bunny Wailer was the lone front-line surviving member of the iconic group, Bob Marley and the Wailers, and has long been a stand-out figure on both local and international reggae stages.

Born in 1947, ‘Jah B’ was a singer, songwriter and percussionist, who, along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, were members of the Wailers.

A three-time Grammy award winner, he is considered one of the long-time standard-bearers of reggae music.

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