Photo by J.Clark Fisher (C) Outernational 2005
Singer Jennifer Lara dies 20th June 2005 female singer and Studio One recording artiste Jennifer Lara has died. The 52 year-old Lara died in the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on Saturday, June 11, from an apparent brain haemorrhage and high blood pressure. She is survived by her two children- Ika and Sheka- both of whom live in the United States. She joined Studio One in 1969 after leaving school. Her single solo album for the label was Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara. However, she did back-up vocals for a number of top artistes at the label including the Ethiopians, Dennis Brown, Freddy McGregor and the Jays.Lara toured frequently with the Ethiopians and was on the road with them up to last year And also recorded albums with King Jammys and High Times.Sincere condolences are sent by Small Axe to her family and friends.