Byron Lee, founder of the Dragonaires has passed away at the University Hospital of the West Indies on Tuesday. The Jamaican veteran who was hospitalised in Miami, Florida, suffered from cancer since 2006.
He was back in Jamaica two weeks ago to be conferred with the OJ on October 26. Bandleader Byron Lee founded The Dragonaires in the middle 50's. From mento to soca, they released several hits and played a pionnering role to bring Jamaican music to the World.
May He Rest In Peace