Following the unfortunate demise of the group’s lead singer Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan on Sunday, February 25, 2024. , Grammy Award-winning reggae band Morgan Heritage is experiencing a significant global surge in the streams and sales of their music catalog.

The renewed global interest in the iconic reggae band’s music spans several albums and singles across various platforms.

On the music streaming platform iTunes Reggae chart, their 2021 compilation album “Legacy,” which features 35 hits including “Don’t Haffi Dread,” “A Man Is Still A Man,” and “Down By The River,” has peaked at No. 5.

Their albums “More Teachings” released in 2001 and “Live In Amsterdam” that dropped in 2004 , have entered the top ten on the Reggae iTunes chart for the first time.

Morgan Heritage debuted album “Miracles” was released in in 1994 under MCA Records, showcasing a pop-influenced sound.

Their discography includes 19 albums (including live albums and compilations).

Following a hiatus for solo projects, the band reunited and released “Here Come the Kings” in 2013, followed by “Strictly Roots,” which won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album in 2016.

Their album “Avrakedabra” received another Grammy nomination in 2018.

The family of the late musician Peter Morgan announced the devastating news of his untimely demise on the last Sunday of February 2024.

In a family statement they said, “It is out of sincere love that we share that our beloved husband, father, son and brother and lead singer of Morgan Heritage Peter Anthony Morgan has ascended today February 25th 2024 Jah come and save us from ourselves because love is the only way.”

The Morgan family went on to ask the general public and fans to accord them some privacy as they mourn the death of one of their own.

“Our family thanks you in advance for your overwhelming love and support and we ask for your continued prayers as we go through this process. We also ask that you please respect our privacy during this time of healing.”

Memorial Service

The Morgan Family is set to hold a memorial service for the late Peetah on 7th March 2024 and on a social media post, they have invited fans to be a part of the special event.

“In this life, live for the cause and your name will live forever. So do JAH work and be remembered. These are the words of the great Peter “Peetah” Anthony Morgan. Join us on March 7th in #Orlando#Florida as we join hearts and hands in his remembrance. #Heritage4Life 💔#MorganHeritage   

Written by:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

X
  • http://node-04.zeno.fm/eghcv7h647zuv.aac?rj-ttl=5&rj-tok=AAABduHWWTYATEPfmLjdZktzzA
  • GhettoRadio 89.5FM
  • Radio