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Posts Tagged ‘ Rita Marley ’

RITA MARLEY RE-RELEASES HER 1981 CONTROVERSIAL HIT “ONE DRAW!”

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April 6, 2014
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Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- THE Widow of reggae icon Bob Marley has re-released her hit single One Draw. The song which was originally released in 1981 comes at a time when discussions surrounding the legalisation of marijuana in Jamaica heightens. Re-released under Shanachie Records, Marley said she was pleased because the song’s resurgence highlights the...
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BEVERLEY KELSO GAVE THE WAILERS THAT SOUND!

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March 30, 2014
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Beverley Kelso— One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in popular music is that there is one surviving Wailer, but that is not entirely true. The surviving Wailer often referred to is Neville O’Riley Livingstone, better known as Bunny Wailer, but Beverley Kelso, a foundation and cornerstone member, is very much alive and well,...
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RITA “NANA” MARLEY TO BE MADE HONORARY CITIZEN OF GHANA!

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July 29, 2013
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RITA Marley, widow of pop icon Bob Marley, will be made an honorary citizen of Ghana on August 3, that country’s Independence Day. A statement from the Marley Foundation says Marley will also receive a Ghanaian passport from the Government. Rita Marley His Excellency, Dr Erieka Bennett, Head of Mission for the African Union’s...
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“WOMAN POWER” FUELS JAMAICAN MUSIC!

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March 10, 2013
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As we observed International Women’s day on Friday, under the theme ‘The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum’, we were reminded of the contribution female vocalists have made to the early development of Jamaica’s popular music. Their contribution, in helping to shape the island’s music, and the inspiration they have provided for future generations of female...
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“ONE PEOPLE” DOCUMENTARY SHOWS THE GOOD STUFF OF JAMAICA!

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June 9, 2012
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Zachary Harding—- Jamaica50 documentary highlights what’s right with the island By Sadeke Brooks, Staff Reporter—– Zachary Harding gave guests a sneak peek into his One Peopledocumentary, a project started a year ago on Tuesday. The official premiere of the documentary takes place on Jamaica’sIndependence Day, August 6. A collaborative effort between Harding and Justine Henzell, One Peopleis the official...
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PRINCE HARRY, SLY & ROBBIE, ERNIE RANGLIN: FEATURED ON “SING” – THE UK HIT SONG!

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June 8, 2012
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By Kevin Jackson——– JAMAICAN music royalty and Britain’s Prince Harry have played on a hit song by Gary Barlow, member of pop group Take That. Guitar maestro Ernie Ranglin and legendary drum and bass team Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, are featured on Sing, taken from Barlow’s album of the same name. Bottom:Gary Barlow...
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“A IDIOT TING DIS…FIRE BUN!” SHOUT PROTESTING RASTAS AT “MARLEY” PREMIERE!

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April 21, 2012
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BY CECELIA CAMPBELL-LIVINGSTON & RICHARD JOHNSON—- ANOTHER incident involving a flag at a public event has sparked anger. This time, it was at the Jamaican premiere of Marley, the new documentary on the life of reggae icon Bob Marley, at Emancipation Park in St Andrew on Thursday. Protesting Rastas express their displeasure at the...
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JUDY MOWATT OUT…PAM HALL IN… I-THREE FOR REUNION TOUR!

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April 15, 2012
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  By HOWARD CAMPBELL THE I-Three are to reunite for a series of shows starting next week in Suriname and French Guiana, veteran tour manager Copeland Forbes has disclosed. Original members Rita Marley and Marcia Griffiths will be joined by Pam Hall due to the unavailability of Judy Mowatt. The trio are scheduled to...
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TO HONOR MARLEY: GREAT SHOW IN THE PARK!

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February 7, 2012
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 Cecelia Campbell-Livingston Tuesday, February 07, 2012 ——- WITH Rita Marley proudly sitting in the front row of the audience, Bob Marley’s life was celebrated with some powerful performances at the Emancipation Park, New Kingston on Sunday evening. Cocoa Tea, I-Octane and Judy Mowatt gave the large crowd that turned out to the free show...
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