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Died On This Date (January 19, 2012) Errol Scorcher / Jamaican Raggae Deejay

Posted by themusicsover on January 19, 2012

Errol Scorcher (Born Errol Archer)
1956 – January 19, 2012

Errol Scorcher was a popular Jamaican deejay who built his following while working several soundsystems during the ’70s.  In 1978, he joined Prince Jammy’s Tapetown soundsystem which went on to become of Jamaica’s most popular.  Scorcher released albums like Rasta Fire, Unity Showcase, and Roach In De Corner.    The list of his hit singles includes “Roach In De Corner,” Frog In A Water,” and “Mosquitoes.”  On January 19, 2012, Earl Scorcher died after a blood vessel ruptured in his head.  He was 55.

Thanks to Henk de Bruin at 2+ Printing for the assist.

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