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Peter Tosh gets Order of Merit from Jamaica Featured

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    In Jamaica's 50th year of independence, reggae music icon Peter Tosh will be conferred the country’s third highest honour, Order of Merit, in October. Tosh, whose real name is Winston Hubert McIntosh, will receive the honour for his “seminal contribution to the evolution of Jamaican popular music”.
Other awardees include: Neville ‘Bunny Wailer’ Livingston (Order of Jamaica); Fredrick ‘Toots’ Hibbert (Order of Jamaica); Peter Ashbourne (Order of Distinction — Commander class); Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry (Order of Distinction — Commander class); Fred ‘Tony’ Gregory (Order of Distinction — Commander class); Clifton ‘Jackie’ Jackson (Order of Distinction — Commander class); Barry Moncrieffe (Order of Distinction — Commander class); and Cynthia Wilmot, (Order of Distinction — Commander class).
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