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Posts Tagged ‘ Bob Marley ’

A FLICK ON BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS IS IN THE WORKS!

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April 24, 2014
Bob Marley & The Wailers

   Bob Marley– A film about the international rise of reggae legend Bob Marley and his Wailers band is reportedly in the works, according to the website, indiewire.com. Titled Buffalo Soldiers (the name of one of Marley’s songs), it will be distributed by Mandalay Pictures, with writer Barry Morrow (Rain Man) and producer Cathy...
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BOB MARLEY’S GRANDSON ON GUN CHARGE IN KINGSTON!

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April 12, 2014
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By Paul Henry—- Matthew Prendergast—-MATTHEW Prendergast, the grandson of reggae legend Bob and Rita Marley, has been slapped with a gun charge resulting from an altercation with a security guard at the Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road in St Andrew. Prendergast, 25, is a musician reportedly based between Miami and Jamaica. He is...
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BOB MARLEY’S GREATEST BALLAD “NO WOMAN, NO CRY” IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A LABEL TUG-A-WAR!

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April 10, 2014
NoWomanNoCry

When reggae luminary Bob Marley died of cancer in 1981, he left the world greatly changed by the peaceful message of his still-blossoming and -lucrative legacy. But he didn’t leave a will.That’s why his estate and principal labels have had to do so much sparring in court ever since. Next month, the Jamaica Observer reported Thursday,...
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BOB MARLEY PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENS AT THE KNOWN GALLERY IN LOS ANGELES!

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April 7, 2014
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Photo of reggae star Bob Marley which was taken by British photographer Dennis Morris.—PHOTOGRAPHER Dennis Morris covered the key people and events that helped diversify British culture in the 1970s. His subjects included the punk movement, minority riots in urban centres and reggae superstar Bob Marley. Morris was a high school student when he...
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RITA MARLEY RE-RELEASES HER 1981 CONTROVERSIAL HIT “ONE DRAW!”

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April 6, 2014
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Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- THE Widow of reggae icon Bob Marley has re-released her hit single One Draw. The song which was originally released in 1981 comes at a time when discussions surrounding the legalisation of marijuana in Jamaica heightens. Re-released under Shanachie Records, Marley said she was pleased because the song’s resurgence highlights the...
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INTERNATIONAL REGGAE QUEENS MARCIA GRIFFITHS AND JUDY MOWATT HONORED IN NEW YORK CITY!

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April 5, 2014
Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowat, and Chris Chin of VP Records

  New York, NY—– International Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths and legendary reggae/gospel singer Judy Mowatt, two thirds of the world famous I-Threes group, who provided backing vocals for reggae superstar Bob Marley in the 70′s, were honored with the “Reggae Ambassador’s Award” in New York by VP Records and Groovin Inc., sponsor and organizer of the fourth annual Groovin In The Park concert...
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THE GRAMMY MUSEUM IS ALREADY MAKING PLANS FOR BOB MARLEY’S 70th BIRTHDAY!

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April 4, 2014
Bob Marley

General manager of the Bob Marley Museum, Marie Bruce (left), accepts a plaque from director of the Grammy Museum, Bob Santelli, during the Grammy Affiliate Presentation held at the Bob Marley Museum last Friday. – Contributed By Shereita Grizzle—- Although the birthday of the late reggae legend Robert Nesta Marley is nearly a year away, plans...
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“I WON’T BE RULED BY RECORD SALES” SAYS TESSANNE CHIN!

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April 2, 2014
Tessanne Chin

By: Jodee Brown—- The path from TV talent show winner to recording star can be a fraught one, but Tessanne Chin won’t let it rattle her. “I look at people like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood; it was not an overnight thing,” she told the Star at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Toronto, where she received...
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THE GRAMMY MUSEUM DIRECTOR SAYS JAMAICA “SHOULD INVEST MORE IN CULTURE TOURISM!”

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March 31, 2014
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  Director of the Grammy Museum, Bob Santelli holds a plaque, displaying the Bob Marley Museum’s new status as an official affiliate of his organisation on Friday during a presentation ceremony. – Contributed photos— By Shereita Grizzle—- Director of the Grammy Museum, Bob Santelli says Jamaica should make more investments in cultural tourism. In an interview with The...
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BEVERLEY KELSO GAVE THE WAILERS THAT SOUND!

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March 30, 2014
The Wailers with Beverley Kelso

Beverley Kelso— One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in popular music is that there is one surviving Wailer, but that is not entirely true. The surviving Wailer often referred to is Neville O’Riley Livingstone, better known as Bunny Wailer, but Beverley Kelso, a foundation and cornerstone member, is very much alive and well,...
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