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Posts Tagged ‘ Bob Marley ’

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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THE TRENCH TOWN CULTURE YARD GETS JAMAICA TOURIST BOARD LICENCE TO OPERATE!

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July 7, 2016
THE TRENCH TOWN CULTURE YARD GETS JAMAICA TOURIST BOARD LICENCE TO OPERATE!

By Shereita Grizzle— Former Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr Wykeham McNeill (third left) unveils the new Bob Marley statue at Culture Yard in Trench Town, Kingston, while (from left) Junior Lincoln, Dr Henley Morgan, sculptor Scheed Cole (partly hidden), former Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna and Anthony Hylton, former minister of industry,...
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AUBREY CAMPBELL’S COMMENTARY: BLUE – THE NEW COLOR OF THE CARIBBEAN!

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June 30, 2016
AUBREY CAMPBELL’S COMMENTARY: BLUE – THE NEW COLOR OF THE CARIBBEAN!

      Gentle folks, I continue to give thanks to the Father of Creation, for the ability to converse, constructively while there is life and livity. Last week, I made my second journey to the Hill, Capitol Hill that is, in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, at the invitation of Roxanne Valies, a candidate...
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INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED SINGER, ELAN, TO RELEASE NEW SUMMER SINGLE “WICKED GAME!”

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June 28, 2016
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  Elan …Photo Credit: Marc Baptiste     Internationally acclaimed singer, ELAN, is set to release a new summer single “Wicked Game” on his own 1Lion Records label.  The former Wailers singer and established solo artist / songwriter has recorded a Reggae version of Chris Isaak‘s number one Billboard pop hit song for a...
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BRITISH-BORN, REGGAE AFROBEAT SINGER SEYI SHAY, IS BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN GENRES!

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June 25, 2016
BRITISH-BORN, REGGAE AFROBEAT SINGER SEYI SHAY, IS BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN GENRES!

 Seyi Shay— A British singer, citing historical ties between reggae and African music, says it is critical that artists from the two genres establish lasting bonds. Seyi Shay, a Universal Records artist, made this observation during her June 17 lecture at the University of the West Indies’ Mona campus, under the theme ‘Marketing In...
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INACCURACIES ACCEPTED IN THE EARLY JAMAICAN MUSIC INDUSTRY!

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June 5, 2016
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 By Roy Black— Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd—– One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in early Jamaican popular music is the story that legendary record producer Clement ‘Coxson’ Dodd’s voice appeared in only one recording. So often we have heard on-air radio presenters, who we would expect to know better, referring to Delroy Wilson’s early...
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“THE MARLEY NAME DOESN’T PRESSURE ME” SAYS BOB’S GRANDSON, JOE MERSA MARLEY!

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May 29, 2016
“THE MARLEY NAME DOESN’T PRESSURE ME” SAYS BOB’S GRANDSON, JOE MERSA MARLEY!

 By Shereita Grizzle— Joe Mersa Marley looks at the mural of the Marley’s generation at the Bob Marley Museum. Carrying on a name and a legacy can be pressuring, but it is a job Joseph ‘Jo Mersa’ Marley, grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley, takes pleasure in doing. One would think that having been born...
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ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING FILM-MAKER, BARRY MORROW, YEARNS TO DO MOVIE ON BOB MARLEY!

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May 13, 2016
ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING FILM-MAKER, BARRY MORROW, YEARNS TO DO MOVIE ON BOB MARLEY!

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL—-  Top: Barry Morrow on the set of his latest film, Smitten, in northern Italy. Bottom: Reggae legend Bob Marley— IT was the summer of 1974 and, according to film-maker Barry Morrow, “every long-haired youth in the US was digging (Eric) Clapton’s hit, I Shot The Sheriff ”. Not long after, those youth,...
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