LEAD SINGER OF THE ETHIOPIANS DEAD
Lead singer Sparrow of the legendary reggae group The Ethiopians has died.
Sparrow who was born Leonard Dillon died this morning at his daughter’s home in Kingston after ailing for some time. Music News speaks with Patrice Dillon, one of his daughters.
In 1991, Dillon recorded the solo album On the Road Again. Toward the end of the 1990s, Dillon formed a new Ethiopians lineup with females who appeared on the 1999 album, Tuffer Than Stone.