Gil Bailey passes away

Gil and Pat Bailey

Howard Campbell

Gil Bailey, host of the Gil Bailey Show on YouTube passed away at a Long Island Hospital April 13 from a heart attack associated with the dreaded coronavirus, he was 84 years old. Mr. Bailey was born in Airy Castle village in St Thomas Jamaica, he moved to London at age 21 where he became an MC at a night Club, from London he relocated to the US in The 60’s got married to his late wife Pat .They started broadcasting in 69, the couple are credited for piloting reggae, calypso, soca and gospel music, in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area of the US to Jamaican and West Indian listeners. Known as the ‘Godfather of Reggae Radio’ he helped reggae music to make the cross over. Gil Bailey has had a 50 year career in broadcasting, producing and hosting. Well done Sir. R.I.P

Gil Bailey passes away

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