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Posts Tagged ‘ Bob Marley ’

VETERAN SAXOPHONIST HEADLEY BENNETT DIES AT 85!

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August 23, 2016
VETERAN SAXOPHONIST HEADLEY  BENNETT DIES AT 85!

 Headley Bennett— KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Saxophonist Headley Bennett, who played on “Judge Not,” Bob Marley’s first song, has died at age 85, his family said Monday. His daughter Carol Bennett did not give an official cause of death, but said Bennett had suffered from high blood pressure and was recently diagnosed with prostate...
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COMMENTARY BY AUBREY CAMPBELL: JAMAICA STRONG AND GOLDEN!

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August 15, 2016
COMMENTARY BY AUBREY CAMPBELL: JAMAICA STRONG AND GOLDEN!

         Gentle folks, it’s another great day to be a Jamaican, living in these United States of America. God is good, but let me be clear. I am not a USA hater, I just can’t bet against my countrymen and women in sports and especially track & field athletics. You are always...
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SPORTSCASTER BOB COSTAS SETS OFF A FIRE STORM BY SAYING “USAIN BOLT IS BIGGER THAN BOB MARLEY!”

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August 15, 2016
SPORTSCASTER BOB COSTAS SETS OFF A FIRE STORM BY SAYING “USAIN BOLT IS BIGGER THAN BOB MARLEY!”

There are three reasons Bob Costas went too far amid his Usain Bolt hagiography. Bob Marley statue and Usain Bolt.(Getty Images) By Adi Joseph—  Bob Costas told America on Sunday that Usain Bolt is a bigger deal in Jamaica than Bob Marley. “With apologies to all you reggae fans, I think Bolt has even...
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TUFF GONG INTERNATIONAL TO RELEASE “SONGS OF BOB MARLEY” ALBUM BY CARLENE DAVIS!

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August 9, 2016
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        Tuff Gong International continues its “Masters Vault” series with the digital release of a classic from its vast catalog.SONGS OF BOB MARLEY by veteran reggae artist CARLENE DAVIS features twelve favorite cover versions of the classic songs of the King of Reggae music, Bob Marley.  SONGS OF BOB MARLEY has been out of print...
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DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY IS UNDER FIRE FOR “SACRILEGIOUS IMAGE!”

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August 8, 2016
DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY IS UNDER FIRE FOR “SACRILEGIOUS IMAGE!”

 Son of iconic reggae artist Bob Marley, Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley has come under fire from the social media community for what they call a sacrilegious image. The Welcome to Jamrock singer posted a picture on his Facebook page, seemingly promoting one of his songs but it did not seem to sit well with some followers....
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FORMER MARLEY GUITARIST JUNIOR MARVIN, TALKS ABOUT KEEPING BOB’S MUSIC AND MESSAGE ALIVE!

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August 4, 2016
FORMER MARLEY GUITARIST JUNIOR MARVIN, TALKS ABOUT KEEPING BOB’S MUSIC AND MESSAGE ALIVE!

  Reggae musician and guitarist Junior Marvin will play at the Hamilton in Washington on Aug. 13. (Rose Mountain Photo) By Roger Catlin— Born in Jamaica and raised in London, Junior Marvin played all around the world with Bob Marley and the Wailers. But it takes only a local call to get him on...
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STEPHEN “RAGGA” MARLEY – THE REGGAE REBEL!

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August 1, 2016
STEPHEN “RAGGA” MARLEY – THE REGGAE REBEL!

Bob Marley’s second son on his father’s ‘cowboy’ fashion sense, working with his son, and why his new album is like a fruit basket By Davina Hamilton —- BEARING MUSICAL FRUIT: Stephen Marley—- DON’T SAY that Stephen Marley isn’t versatile. With his new album, Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life, boasting collaborations with...
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THE BOB MARLEY FOUNDATION’S ONE LOVE YOUTH CAMP IS REPORTING SUCCESS FOR ITS THIRD YEAR!

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July 24, 2016
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By Shereita Grizzle— Ziggy Marley— The Bob Marley Foundation, 1Love Foundation and Ben and Jerry’s Partners for Youth Empowerment are reporting success having completed the third installment of the annual One Love Youth Camp last week. The camp, which is aimed at continuing Bob’s legacy by using arts and creativity as the tool for social...
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THE MARLEYS HAVE MADE HISTORY ON THE CHART!

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July 17, 2016
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  By Clinton Lindsay— The first chart I compiled was on Thursday, October 30, 1975. The first No.1 song was “LIVELY UP YOURSELF” by Bob Marley & The Wailers. Over the years, the name and the number of songs on the compilation have gone through various changes. In October of 1976, it went on college radio station WTNY...
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BOB MARLEY’S “LEGEND” MAKES THE UK’s TOP 60 BEST SELLING ALBUM LIST OF ALL TIME!

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July 13, 2016
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 Bob Marley— REGGAE King Bob Marley has garnered another accolade, 35 years after his death. In commemoration of 60 years of existence, the United Kingdom’s Official Albums Chart has compiled its top 60 best-selling albums of all time in Britain. Marley’s Legend, released in 1984 by Island Records, has captured the number 16 slot....
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