RIP Uziah 'Sticky' Thompson - August 25th 2014
Percussionist Uziah 'Sticky' Thompson died on Monday, August 25th, in Miami, Florida. According to the Jamaica Observer he died from a heart attack.
He played percussions on countless songs and albums by Peter Tosh, Culture, Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer... just to name a few. He was also the official percussionist of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers.
Read these Facebook comments about the sad news:
Uziah Sticky Thompson....Our Legendary percussionist of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers ....fly away home....I love you...your "Nice Time"
One of the coolest person I have ever known has moved on. Travel on brother Sticky. Love
Sticky Thompson shared some of my best recording sessions. Will never be forgotten. Condolences to all his family and friends.
CARLTON SANTA DAVIS
I pray for my brethren Sticky ZULU to have a pleasant loving journey to ZION!!
The best percussionist ever to come out of Jamaica yes I said it! FLY RASTA!!!!
WATCH STICKY IN STUDIO WITH SLY & ROBBIE: