Kingston and Orlando host the public farewells of Aston Barrett and “Peetha” Morgan

Aston Barrett and Peter Morgan will be fired this week

February is reggae month and Jamaica celebrated it in style with 29 days of cultural activities throughout the island with music everywhere.

Nevertheless, This February also hit all of us reggae followers and lovers with the deaths of Aston “Family Man” Barrett, Bob Marley's bassist and leader of The Wailers, and of “Peetha” Morgan, vocalist and frontman of the Grammy-winning band Morgan Heritage.

Before this, Jamaica is preparing to say goodbye to both musicians this week.

In the case of Barrett, that transcended the past 3 February, to the 77 years, the Minister of Culture, Gender, years since it was officially declared by the Island Government, Olivia Grange, announced that a mass funeral will be held on mars 5 of March and a service of thanksgiving and the National Indoor Sports Center in Kingston.

During the day, attendees will be able to pay their respects to the bassist., which according to the minister was “one of the best reggae musicians Jamaica produced” and attendees were requested to wear completely white..

The funeral of “Peetha”

While, The Morgan family announced that next Thursday 7 A memorial service for Peter will be held in Orlando in March, Florida.

“'In this life, Live for the cause and your name will live forever’. These are the words of the great Peter “Peetah” Anthony Morgan. Join us on 7 March in Orlando, Florida as we join hearts and hands in his memory”, The band Morgan Heritage published on their Instagram account with the hashtag #Heritage4Life.

After a few days of silence, his brother, Roy “Gramps” Morgan, He dedicated a few words to him on social networks.

“You were the best brother. I will continue talking about your work ethic, your ability to ignore the noise of the market and your love for this music It was like almost none. Fly High My Brother, my best friend, my partner. It still doesn't seem real. Words will never be enough. I have you little brother, Don't worry… fly high with our dad (Denroy Morgan)”, wrote the musician and member of Morgan Heritage.

Although the family has not officially revealed the cause of death, according to the band's publicist, quoted by Dancehall Mag, the death of “Peetha” It was caused by a stroke.