One of reggaes great legends Alton Ellis passed away on 10th October 2008 (aged 70) after a long fight against cancer.
The singer who was often referred to as the “Godfather of Rocksteady” died at Hammersmith Hospital in London.
Ellis’ career started in the late 50s / early 60s, he is well remembered for his hits that include ‘I’m Still In Love With You’, ‘Let Them Try ‘, ‘A Fool’ and ‘Too Late To Turn Back Now’.
He was inducted into the International Reggae and World Music Awards Hall of Fame in 2006.
Our condolence goes out to the family of the late Alton Ellis.