Scully’s funeral on Sunday, March 26

Sunday, March 12, 2017

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The thanksgiving service for singer/musician Noel "Scully" Robinson takes place on Sunday, March 26 at Meadowrest in St Catherine.


His daughter, Andrea Simms, said he will also be interred there.


Robinson, best known as a member of the duo Bunny and Scully, died February 4 at age 82. He had suffered from lung cancer for the past two years.


He and singer Arthur "Bunny" Robinson grew up in Trench Town and performed on numerous talent shows there and West Kingston. They are said to be the first artistes from Trench Town to record as artistes.


Robinson was also a solo act and respected percussionist. He played on numerous songs and albums including Equal Rights by Peter Tosh.


In 2004 Simms and Robinson were awarded the Badge of Honour by the Jamaican Government for their contribution to the country’s music.


Noel "Scully" Robinson is survived by six children, eight grandchildren, and one great grandchild.


— Howard Campbell

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