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♪♫ Gregory Isaacs dies

Gregory Isaacs

Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs died of cancer in London Monday morning, BBC Caribbean confirms. He succumbed to cancer of the liver, which spread to his lungs, at the age of 59. The Jamaican singer's nickname, Cool Ruler, stems from his mellow, tuneful music. Here's one of his most well-loved songs, Night Nurse:

By Melissa Bell  | October 25, 2010; 7:23 AM ET
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WOW! So sad. Another great artist gown.

Posted by: HURICARDO | October 25, 2010 10:17 AM | Report abuse

Heartbreaking.

"If I could reach the border, then I would step across."

RIP Gregory. And thanks.

Posted by: PrinceBuster21 | October 25, 2010 10:57 AM | Report abuse

"I'm just a stranger in your town
Once in a while I drop around"

Jah Guidance and Protection Mr. Isaacs.

Posted by: uhuru123 | October 25, 2010 11:25 AM | Report abuse

RIP, Cool Ruler, Mr. Isaacs. Thank you for your beautiful music over these many years. I love, love, love Night Nurse, it is such a sweet, mellow tune... I'll play this all day today!

Posted by: shejoy | October 25, 2010 12:06 PM | Report abuse

Thanks brother Isaacs for the music, the voice, and the message. Much love. You'll be dearly missed. Rest in peace!

Posted by: eka20400 | October 25, 2010 1:29 PM | Report abuse

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