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“Exodus: Movement Of Jah People”

Profile and Interview by Vivien Goldman Photographs from the 1977 Exodus Tour I seem to be sharing a lot of Vivien Goldman on this blog.  It’s not by design.  Vivien just found a way to present reggae music and its artists in such a way that no one...
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The Impact Of Dub

The Impact Of Dub Mel Cooke, Gleaner Writer http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20120229/ent/ent1.html#.T05FyLSwUug.facebook As the Jamaica Music Museum’s Sunday Grounation series closed at the Institute of Jamaica, East Street, Kingston, on Sunday afternoon, dub was on the agenda of Dr Dennis Howard and the Black as Coal band. No singer was required...
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Bob Marley Photos: Detroit 1975

These amazing black and white photographs were taken by photographer Leni Sinclair on June 14, 1975 at the Detroit Showcase Theater.  Bob Marley and the Wailers were in Detroit to play a show in support of the Natty Dread album. Please visit Leni Sinclair’s website at www.lenisinclair.com. [slideshare...
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Natty Dread In Babylon: Bob Marley Interview 1975

My good friend and avid Bob Marley collector and historian Marco Virgona is a regular contributor to the Midnight Raver blog.  Today, he donated this 1975 interview to the archives.  Marco is partial owner of www.bobmarleymagazine.com, the best site on the web for finding information on Bob Marley. This interview...
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Back-A-Yaad With Bob Marley: Interview 1979

Today I share with you another brilliant piece by noted music journalist Vivien Goldman.  This interview with Bob Marley was conducted at Marley’s home at 56 Hope Road.  The interview was initially published in Melody Maker on August 11, 1979. Vivien Goldman is, without a doubt, my favorite music...
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