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Posts Tagged ‘ Bob Marley ’

“DO IT FOR THE LOVE AND NOT THE FAME” WHAT STEPHEN MARLEY LEARNED FROM HIS DAD!

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July 24, 2014
“DO IT FOR THE LOVE AND NOT THE FAME” WHAT STEPHEN MARLEY LEARNED FROM HIS DAD!

By Mark C. Horn– Many musical offspring have faltered under the pressure of trying to live up to the level of greatness once bestowed on their popular progeny. Stephen “Raggamuffin” Marley has refreshingly bucked those odds, and has in fact, become a modern-day legend of reggae music in his own right, and has done so...
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BUNNY WAILER THE REGGAE WARRIOR, SPEAKS AGAIN!

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July 20, 2014
BUNNY WAILER THE REGGAE WARRIOR, SPEAKS AGAIN!

Bunny Wailer says he is a survivor and the last keeper of the reggae flame, and he has little time for record companies, legal issues or stars such as Snoop Dogg Survivor: Bunny Wailer formed The Wailers in Kingston, Jamaica with his friends Bob Marley and Peter Tosh By Jim Carroll– There are certain things...
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION TO GO NATIONAL!

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July 12, 2014
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION TO GO NATIONAL!

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle– It was the first staging, and the organisers opted to test the waters by only accepting entries from four schools across the island. Papine High, Marcus Garvey Technical High, Haile Selassie High and Bob Marley Primary and Junior High Schools were named as the participating schools in the inaugural Rita...
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DANIEL “BAMBAATA” MARLEY IS READY TO CONTINUE THE RICH MUSICAL LEGACY OF HIS FAMILY!

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July 10, 2014
DANIEL “BAMBAATA” MARLEY IS READY TO CONTINUE THE RICH MUSICAL LEGACY OF HIS FAMILY!

Daniel ‘Bambaata’ Marley By Shereita Grizzle— Rolling Stone’s Magazine considers him and cousin Jo Mersa Marley as “the next generation of musical Marleys”, the youngsters who will carry on the rich musical legacy the family has created. This is an expectation that Daniel ‘Bambaata’ Marley is more than ready to fulfil. The Gleaner managed to secure an...
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NEW BOOK REMEMBERS THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF BOB MARLEY!

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July 9, 2014
NEW BOOK REMEMBERS THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF BOB MARLEY!

  Bob Marley— A novel revisiting the December 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley is due out soon. The book, A Brief History of Seven Killings, is by Jamaican Marlon James, the Irish RTE.ie website reports. James looks at what could have sparked the shooting which took place December 3 at the...
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“TRIBUTE TO THE GREATS” TO HONOR BEVERLEY’S RECORDS FOUNDER LESLIE KONG, JULY 27 IN KINGSTON!

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June 29, 2014
“TRIBUTE TO THE GREATS” TO HONOR BEVERLEY’S RECORDS FOUNDER LESLIE KONG, JULY 27 IN KINGSTON!

By Howard Campbell— Leslie Kong—- The 17th staging of Tribute To The Greats takes place July 27 at the Chinese Benevolent Association in St Andrew. Dubbed ‘The Chinese Connection’, it salutes the contribution of the Chinese to Jamaica’s popular music. Today, the Sunday Observer starts a six-part series on some of the recipients. When...
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BUNNY WAILER SCOLDS THE JAMAICAN GOVERNMENT FOR ITS SLOW PACE ON THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF MARIJUANA!

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June 28, 2014
BUNNY WAILER SCOLDS THE JAMAICAN GOVERNMENT FOR ITS SLOW PACE ON THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF MARIJUANA!

By Richard Johnson— BUNNY WAILER… I am looking for the details on sacramental rights— VETERAN reggae artist and ganja legalisation advocate Bunny Wailer is describing the Government’s recent move to facilitate the decriminalisation of small amounts of marijuana as “too little, too late”. According to Wailer, Rastafari has already done the job that the...
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MEET THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE MUSICAL MARLEYS!

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June 25, 2014
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Bob’s grandkids Jo Mersa and Daniel Bambaata Marley push the family name forward with new tracks of their own. Left: Jo Mersa, Right: Daniel Bambaata Marley By JESSE SERWER— A decade after Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers followed in their father’s musical footsteps with Play the Game Right, two of Bob‘s other sons, Stephen and Damian,...
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A LEGEND IN THE MAKING: HOW WAS BOB MARLEY SOLD TO THE SUBURBS?

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June 25, 2014
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By Chris Kornelis  Adrian Boot/Island Records Bob Marley At the time of his death in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, the biggest star in reggae and the father of at least 11 children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley’s passing,...
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THE WAILERS’ “CATCH A FIRE” TOPS MOJO MAGAZINE’S TOP 50 ALBUM LIST!

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June 25, 2014
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   No.3 The Harder They Come— CATCH A Fire, the sensational 1973 album by The Wailers, has been chosen best reggae album by Britain’s influential MOJO Magazine. It topped a list of 50 albums, many of which helped introduce Jamaican popular culture to an international audience. Catch A Fire was The Wailers’ (Bob Marley,...
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