Caribbean Gospel Music Icon Joseph Niles Passes Away

The Caribbean’s most most iconic gospel singer is dead.
Bajan Gospel Legend Joseph Niles, known as the Godfather of Gospel music in the Caribbean, passed away at his home after a lengthy fight with dementia.
He was 75 years old.
Niles, who made an indelible mark on the musical landscape in Barbados and the Caribbean, became famous singing with his Consolers in the 1960s and 1970s along with Sister Margrita Marshall and Ann Riley.
Some of his most popular songs include This Train, Walking Up The King’s Highway, I Know Where I Am Going, Royal Telephone, Try A Little Kindness, Live Your Religion, Just A Rose, Beautiful Robes, How Beautiful Heaven Must Be and Hard Road To Travel.

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