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Posts Tagged ‘ Bob Marley ’

“MY MOTHER IS RECUPERATING WELL AND DOING MUCH, MUCH BETTER!” SAYS ZIGGY MARLEY!

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November 23, 2016
“MY MOTHER IS RECUPERATING WELL AND DOING MUCH, MUCH BETTER!” SAYS ZIGGY MARLEY!

BY RICHARD JOHNSON—    Rita Marley— ZIGGY Marley, eldest son of Bob and Rita Marley, said his mother is recuperating in Florida. He spoke exclusively with the Jamaica Observer last weekend. “If is one thing I know, my mother is a strong, strong woman. She is doing much, much better and is in Florida...
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THE MARLEY FAMILY DONATES DRUMS TO CHARLIE SMITH HIGH SCHOOL IN TRENCH TOWN!

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November 23, 2016
THE MARLEY FAMILY DONATES DRUMS TO CHARLIE SMITH HIGH SCHOOL IN TRENCH TOWN!

 The Marley family presented instruments last Friday to Charlie Smith Comprehensive High School in Trench Town. From left: Ackelie Burrell (teacher at Charlie Smith), Queshane Burke (student), Sherone Parsons, head of the Charlie Smith music programme, percussionists Bongo Herman and Maroghini. Ziggy Marley has donated instruments to Charlie Smith Comprehensive High School. The presentation...
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“FOREVER LOVING JAMAICA” SAYS PHOTOGRAPHER/MUSICIAN/ARTIST LEE JAFFE

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November 15, 2016
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By Arnie Weissmann— Artist, photographer, film director, musician. Lee Jaffe has comfortably inhabited all these roles in many parts of the world, but his attachment to Jamaica, where he was, for a period, a member of Bob Marley’s band, the Wailers, led him back to the island more than 200 times over the past...
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STEPHEN MARLEY HEADS THE LINEUP FOR TRIBUTE CONCERT AT THE BOB MARLEY MUSEUM!

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November 10, 2016
STEPHEN MARLEY HEADS THE LINEUP FOR TRIBUTE CONCERT AT THE BOB MARLEY MUSEUM!

BY RICHARD JOHNSON—  Stephen Marley— ORGANIZERS of the tribute show to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley’s Smile Jamaica Concert, have released the line-up for the December 3 event. Acts Uprising Rootz Band, Dre Island, Kelissa, Black Hero, Felukè, and Stephen Marley are among several performers set to take to the stage at...
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IS REGGAE DEAD? HAVE TECHNOLOGY AND MATERIALISM REPLACED MUSICIANSHIP AND HUMAN RIGHTS?

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November 8, 2016
IS REGGAE DEAD? HAVE TECHNOLOGY AND MATERIALISM REPLACED MUSICIANSHIP AND HUMAN RIGHTS?

Reggae is Dead, Who Killed Jah Music? Technology and materialism have replaced musicianship and human rights—what’s left is lifeless and soulless By Steve J. When, exactly, did reggae music cease to exist? Think about that for a moment: the musical revolution from a tiny island in the Caribbean — one that united Rastafarians and punk rockers, hippies and...
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SUGA ROY TO RELEASE TRIBUTE ALBUM, “HONORING THE KINGS OF REGGAE” NOVEMBER 4!

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October 24, 2016
SUGA ROY TO RELEASE TRIBUTE ALBUM, “HONORING THE KINGS OF REGGAE” NOVEMBER 4!

 Zareb, Suga Roy and Conrad Crystal— November 4 is the official release date for Honoring The Kings of Reggae, a tribute album produced by deejay Suga Roy. The 19-song set includes covers of classic reggae songs such as Shantytown by Desmond Dekker and Bob Marley’s So Much Trouble. The latter is done as Trouble by...
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MICHAEL JACKSON TOPS FORBES LIST OF HIGHEST-PAID DEAD CELEBRITIES, BOB MARLEY IN AT NO.6!

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October 13, 2016
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By RACHEL MCGRATH FOR DAILYMAIL.COM— Michael Jackson’s still in the money! The late King Of Pop tops Forbes list of highest-paid dead celebrities with $825 million. Sale of singer’s remaining half share of Beatles music catalogue to Sony earned him $750 million Runner-up on the Forbes list is Peanuts creator Charles Schulz with $48 million...
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A MUSEUM TO HONOR PETER TOSH, OPENS IN KINGSTON OCTOBER 19, HIS BIRTHDAY!

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October 9, 2016
A MUSEUM TO HONOR PETER TOSH, OPENS IN KINGSTON OCTOBER 19, HIS BIRTHDAY!

 Peter Tosh—- A MUSEUM dedicated to life and works of late reggae singer Peter Tosh will be opened on the grounds of Pulse Model Agency on Trafalgar Road in St Andrew, on October 19. The project is a joint venture among Pulse; the Tosh Estate; and Marlene Brown, Tosh’s partner at the time of...
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THE TWELVE ESSENTIAL RECORDS BY GREGORY ISAACS!

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October 5, 2016
THE TWELVE ESSENTIAL RECORDS BY GREGORY ISAACS!

By David Katz— There are few more important Jamaican singers than Gregory Isaacs. He was the passionate hustler with a tender heart, and as his confidence and skill grew, he addressed social issues and represented his Rastafari faith with pride. David Katz takes a closer look at the records that defined one of reggae’s...
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DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY IS CONVERTING A CALIFORNIA PRISON INTO A GANJA FARM!

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October 4, 2016
DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY IS CONVERTING A CALIFORNIA PRISON INTO A GANJA FARM!

By Andy Gensler— Photo: Damian Marley on Sept. 26, 2016 at the former Claremont Custody Center in Coalinga, CA, which is being converted into a cannabis grow facility. Bob Marley’s youngest son, along with business partner Ocean Grown Extracts, has created a poetic metaphor and multi-million dollar business model in one. Damian Marley has...
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