Lashley: Thompson was a great talent

Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley has extended condolences to the family and friends of Barbadian vocalist Clarence Thompson, who died at the weekend. He was 71.

Clarence Thompson

In a statement released today, Lashley said the entertainer will long be remembered as “one of the most outstanding vocalists that Barbados has ever produced”.

Stating that Thompson’s passing will leave a “void”, Lashley expressed the hope that young Barbadian musicians would emulate the late performer’s drive and determination.

The singer was well known for performing with Barbadian spouge legend, Jackie Opel.

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