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Joseph Hill of Culture Dies


This message about the death of Joseph Hill, lead singer of the reggae band Culture, comes from S.B. local Matt Wallace.:

Joseph Hill Dies and becomes an ancestor.

Culture, featuring Joseph Hill on lead vocals, was the first concert that I ever produced - on October 27, 1992 at The Beach Shack in Santa Barbara. I worked so hard that I missed the show and eventually joined the band on their tour bus for 4 days, before having to hitchhike home from Santa Cruz to vote Bush I out in the November Presidential election. That show eventually lead to me tour managing Israel Vibration in 1996 and working for several other bands after that. I would always seek out the band on the road if our paths were crossing just to “hail up” Joseph and thank him for his contribution to my blessings. He had an unique and amazing voice and will be missed. —Matty Dread inna Santa Babylon

from “Behold I Come” by Culture THIS WORLD IS LIKE A MIRROR REFLECTED IN WHAT YOU DOOOOO AND IF YOU FACE IT SMILING WILL SMILE RIGHT BACK TO YOUSO DO UNTO TO OTHERS AS YOU WILLAVE THEM DO SO THAT YOUR DAYS WILL BE MANY MANY YEARS MUCH LONGER

AND I KNOW….THAT IT WAS THE VOICE THE VOICE OF THE MOST HIGH…. SAIDBEHOLD BEHOLD…I COME QUICKLY” “BEHOLD BEHOLD…I COME QUICKLY” –fade–

Thanks for that, Matt.



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