Dr. Richard Kirkwood, a member of Casual-T, the ‘80s singing group comprising medical
doctors, died on March 2 in New York. He was 76. He had recently retired and was diagnosed
with colon cancer in August 2021. Kirkwood, who had performed with bands like Bare
Essentials and the Presidents, met Leonard Miller, Audley Betton, and Roberts while they were all medical students at the Mona campus of The University of the West Indies, and they formed
Casual-T in 1979. Casual-T had a big hit with the song Let’s Hold On.