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Exclusive! “MARLEY” (2012) Opening Sequence

If you haven’t seen it yet, well, it’s all your fault.  If you are a fan, the movie was released on Facebook, Itunes, On-Demand, and in theaters, so there really is no excuse. While you’re here, take a look at the enthralling opening sequence, which includes rare footage of Bob...
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Talk Of The Nation Podcast: Bob Marley

I have included the podcast from NPR’s Talk Of The Nation marking Bob Marley’s 60th birthday.  The podcast includes a lively discussion about Bob’s impact on popular music and the world. “His music came to symbolize a religion, an entire musical style — and the country of Jamaica....
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SOJA: In The Heart Of Babylon

Please check out my new article on Washington, DC’s own SOJA at World-A-Reggae.  I’ve been a big fan and supporter of this crew for over 10 years as they are my hometown collective.  Seen too many shows to count, including the 2006 Get Wiser CD release shows at...
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Bunny Striker Lee Heavy Dread Mix (Forward The Bass Radio Show)

Bunny “Striker” Lee was instrumental in producing early dub music, working with his friend and dub pioneer King Tubby in the early 1970s. Lee and Tubby were experimenting with new production techniques, which they called “implements of sound.”Working with equipment that today would be considered primitive and limiting,...
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Judy Mowatt On Bob Marley’s Christianity

The angelic Judy Mowatt of I-Three fame speaks about Bob Marley’s conversion to Christianity and his words from his death bed in Miami hospital.  From Bread News International, a faith-based news program. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/44522802″ iframe=”true” /]
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Download Tool

For all those who have emailed me requesting copies of the podcasts, I apologize but Mixcloud does not allow for downloads.  However, there is a nifty add-on for your browser that you may download for free that allows you to download audio and video from just about any...
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Exodus: An Historical Perspective

Reggae’s most transcendent and iconic figure, Bob Marley was the first Jamaican artist to achieve international superstardom, in the process introducing the music of his native island nation to the far-flung corners of the globe. Marley’s music gave voice to the day-to-day struggles of the Jamaican experience, vividly...
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Bob Marley: Divide and Rule

Bob Marley: Divide & Rule Colin Grant is the author of I and I The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh and Wailer. Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and Bob Marley, swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues...
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