Person    | Male  Died 29/3/2022

Donald "Tabby" Shaw

Categories: Music / songs, Tragedy

Countries: Jamaica

The Mighty Diamonds were a Jamaican harmony trio, recording roots reggae with a strong Rastafarian influence. The group was formed in 1969 and were best known for their 1976 debut album, Right Time, produced by Joseph Hoo Kim, and the 1979 release, Deeper Roots.

Their lead singer, Donald "Tabby" Shaw, aged 67, was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Kingston, Jamaica. 3 days later another member, Fitzroy "Bunny" Simpson, died. The group recorded studio albums 1976-2008.

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Donald "Tabby" Shaw

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Mellow Mix Studios in Hackney

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