Subject: Earl Lindo, Member of Bob Marley's Wailers
Dead at 64
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Date Posted:Tuesday, September 05, 04:22:35pm
Earl "Wire" Lindo (sometimes referred to as "Wya"; 7 January 1953 – 4 September 2017) was a Jamaican reggae musician. He was a member of The Wailers and collaborated with numerous reggae artists including Burning Spear.
While attending Excelsior High School in Jamaica. he played organ in the band Now Generation. Aston "Familyman" Barrett heard Lindo and recommended him to play for a Saturday afternoon television program Where It's At on JBC. Lindo also spent his early days working at Coxsone Dodd's Studio One, where he played on innumerable recordings with every star Jamaica has to offer. In 1972 he was invited to join The Wailers where he stayed ever since.
Lindo can be heard on an album credited to the Impact All-Stars. Released in 1975, the album is a collection of dub tracks recorded at Randy's Studio 17.