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Friday, September 21, 2007

Merrtione Reunion 07 launched

"Ther are all the ingredients for a Merritone event," quipped MC
Michael Hall at last night's launch of the 17th Merritone
Reunion and homecoming at the Waterfalls lounge in Liguanea. "We have
white rum, we have Levitra, and we have the Merritone family."

Amid the towering orange flame of the Levitra balloon, and other branding
cues, the venerable sound system (57 years young) launched the 2007
edition of itsa annual celebration with a word on the impacto f jamaican music and culture on N American life and politics form former Ambassador to
the US, Gordon Shirley and reminsicences of teenage years form Mutabaruka
who revealed that as a student of Kgn Tech High School, he would 'skull [skip]
school' to go to Merritone events.
Merritone man Monte Blake gavea rundown of the 2K7 schedule, kicking off
with a joint fete with JDF at Curphey place on October 5, followed by the return to the Genesis of the group at Lyssons St Thomas, - Oct 6 followed by a Sunday outing at Somerset Falls in Portland
The action returns to the capital withthe meet and greet at the Quad on OCt 10
and Waterfalls on Oct 11 before heading to Runaway Bay forthe big all-inclusive weekend at Hedonism III.
Heroes Day Oct 15 wraps up the celebrations at the Deck lounge and bar in New Kingston.

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