|Leonard Dillon reasons with Ireggae.com about
how he grew up with a mother who played the harp, and a grandfather who was a musical
conductor. He discusses his first recordings as 'Jack Sparrow', and
later joining with Steven Taylor and Aston Morris to
form The Ethiopians. Leornard also talks how the
group's name caused him to be outcast by Christian minded Jamaicans.
discusses his many hit singles during the late 60's and 70's, as well as their numerous
albums. In 1975 Steven Taylor was killed, which caused Leonard
to go into shock for 2 years. 12 years later, he reemerged to record the sentinel 'Slave
Call' for which Leonard has never earned any statements or
payments. This stream also includes photographs of The Ethiopians
very first California performance at the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival.