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BOB MARLEY WILL BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (FIU) FRIDAY, MARCH 6!

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March 4, 2015
BOB MARLEY WILL BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (FIU) FRIDAY, MARCH 6!

Bob Marley— It has been 34 years since Bob Marley died in Miami after an illustrious career with the group he co-founded, the Wailers. Born in Jamaica, Marley was one of the world’s most successful recording artists who introduced millions of music lovers to reggae. Marley’s songs that are filled with social messages and...
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MICHAEL “MIKEY DAN” WHYTE WHO COOKED FOR BOB MARLEY!

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March 1, 2015
MICHAEL “MIKEY DAN” WHYTE WHO COOKED FOR BOB MARLEY!

 (L)A picture of Mikey Dan and Bob Marley & (R)Michael ‘Mikey Dan” Whyte and his wife Joan. WHEN he went on tour, it was not all music for Bob Marley. He was passionate about football and fitness, and he loved food. Marley had two official cooks who travelled with him at different stages of...
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BOB MARLEY’S ESTATE WINS APPEAL OVER UNAUTHORIZED IMAGE USE!

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February 21, 2015
BOB MARLEY’S ESTATE WINS APPEAL OVER UNAUTHORIZED IMAGE USE!

Multi-million dollar lawsuit upheld after appeals court rules the reggae legend’s trademark was infringed by merchandiser BY DANIEL KREPS—- Bob Marley performing on stage June 3rd, 1977 at the U.K.’s Rainbow Theatre Vincent McEvoy/Redferns— Online vendors are flooded with shirts memorializing rockers like Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Amy Winehouse, with much of that...
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ZIGGY MARLEY CONFIRMS HIS MOTHER RITA, IS “DOING GOOD FOLLOWING SOME PHYSICAL AILMENTS!”

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February 17, 2015
ZIGGY MARLEY CONFIRMS HIS MOTHER RITA, IS “DOING GOOD FOLLOWING SOME PHYSICAL AILMENTS!”

RITA Marley— RITA Marley, the widow of reggae legend Bob Marley, is currently recovering after some health challenges last year. Rita’s son Ziggy confirmed that his mother was “doing good” following what he described as “some physical ailments”. The reggae king’s widow was noticeably absent from the celebrations to mark Marley’s 70th birthday last...
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BOB MARLEY’S 10 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS THAT STILL RING TRUE TODAY!

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February 7, 2015
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Billboard By Dan Reilly—  © Associated Press —-Suffering from cancer, but true to his rastafarian beliefs and refusing western medicine right till the end, reggae icon Bob Marley told his son Ziggy, “Money can’t buy life,” just moments before he died. February 6, 2015 marks what would been the 70th birthday of Bob Marley....
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WHEN THE KING BOB MARLEY “CROWNED” THE PRINCE DENNIS BROWN!

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February 6, 2015
WHEN THE KING BOB MARLEY “CROWNED” THE PRINCE DENNIS BROWN!

 By Howard Campbell—-  Bob Marley and Dennis Brown— ALAN ‘Skill’ Cole remembers walking with Bob Marley along the intersection of Beeston Street and Chancery Lane in downtown Kingston, circa 1972, when Marley drew his attention to a teenaged boy coming down the lane. “Him (Marley) sey to mi, ‘Alan, a da likkle boy dey...
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HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY BOB MARLEY!

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February 6, 2015
HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY BOB MARLEY!

Happy 70th Birthday Bob Marley! The legendary reggae singer, who died in 1981, would have turned 70 years old today (Feb 6)— HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Today (Feb 6) would have been Bob Marley’s 70th birthday FANS ARE set to rock to pulsating reggae rhythms this month as a series of events are planned across Jamaica...
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BOB MARLEY WAS KEY PLAYER IN SPREADING RASTAFARIAN CULTURE TO THE WORLD!

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February 5, 2015
BOB MARLEY WAS KEY PLAYER IN SPREADING RASTAFARIAN CULTURE TO THE WORLD!

  SAN JUAN –- Besides being the greatest reggae artist of all time, Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 on Friday, played a key role in introducing Rastafarian culture to the world.“Bob Marley played an instrumental role in spreading the message and culture of Rastafari to the world,” Burnet Sealy, chairman of the...
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JAMAICA’S TAKE ON BOB MARLEY, DIFFERS FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD!

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February 3, 2015
JAMAICA’S TAKE ON BOB MARLEY, DIFFERS FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD!

By Natalia Bonilla— Bob Marley’s image in his homeland contrasts from the common international view of the late singer and musician as the epitome of reggae, Rastafarianism, marijuana and even Jamaica itself. “Whereas many foreigners think Bob Marley is above everybody else, in Jamaica he is seen as equal to other artists,” Ray Hitchins,...
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HAIL TO THE KING AND PRINCE OF REGGAE!

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February 2, 2015
HAIL TO THE KING AND PRINCE OF REGGAE!

THIS week marks the birthdays of reggae’s most influential artists — Bob Marley and Dennis Brown. Marley, who died in May 1981 at age 36 would be 70 on February 6. Dennis Brown died  July 1, 1999. He would have celebrated his 58th birthday yesterday. The Jamaica Observer looks at their careers through daily...
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