"The Jamaican Stevie Wonder" Frankie Paul

Saturday 25 September 2059 34089 Shares

Born in Jamaica in 1965,Blake was born blind but as a child had his sight partially restored by an operation on a hospital ship. He sang for, and impressed Stevie Wonder when Wonder visited the school that Blake attended, prompting him to pursue a singing career.

Adopting the stage name Frankie Paul, he first found fame in the early 1980s, and he recorded prolifically throughout the decade.He recorded for virtually every producer/studio in Jamaica at some time, and was known to release several albums a year.

Notable works of Frankie Paul include the popular "Sara" and "Worries in the Dance".

Paul resided in The Gambia from 1994.In January 2016 he underwent surgery to amputate a foot and part of his leg.

Frankie Paul died on 18 May 2017 at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.

However, Frankie Paul's love child was found in Virginia. Darriel Gilberto Jones, 45 has been deny for years he is the love child of Frankie Paul. After a DNA test it has been confirmed that he is Frankie Paul's love child.

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