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Augustus Pablo

My good friend Dubwise Garage has a never-ending catalogue of rare recordings and live shows.  He also recently launched a blog.  If you are interested in obtaining rare music and live concert recordings, I would suggest you pay Dubwise Garage a visit.  In the meantime, check out his...
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Alex Marley: Blood of a Lion

Marley.  The mere mention of the name conjures images of roots, rasta, music, peace, love, oneness, livity, dread…I could go on.  Bloodline of a lion.  A pride of lions and lionesses who now carry the legacy of a man, some would say, deity, who delivered a divine message...
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Squidly Cole: The Singing Drummer Got That Bloodline

Bloodline
Wilburn Anthony “Squidly” Cole is on the move once again. Who is Squidly Cole, you say – this singing drummer? Squidly Cole is a drummer, songwriter, producer and yes, singer. Cole is not just any drummer, but the drummer who recorded the demo for Ziggy Marley and the...
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Bob Marley live at the Music Inn, Lenox, MA 1978

Lenox
This blog entry finds Bob Marley and the Wailers wrapping up the northeastern leg of the North American Kaya tour in 1978. They are driving into Lenox, MA from New York City where they played a show at Madison Square Garden the previous night. They will be playing to...
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An Interview With Bob Marley

SAN FRANCISCO JULY 19, 1978 So I came across this July 19, 1978 interview with Bob Marley conducted by photographer and journalist Jeff Cathrow.  I always find Marley interviews interesting because I learn something new about the man each time I read one.  In this interview he bestows much...
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Bob Marley With A Bullet

ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE AUGUST 12, 1976 BY ED MCCORMACK I was turned on to this article, which originally appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine on August 12, 1976, by my friends at Bob Marley Magazine.  It’s a great story – a very interesting look at Bob Marley at his...
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Feel It In The One Drop

The importance of drumming, and of the drums, in reggae cannot be overstated.  If one were to describe a true reggae riddim as a house for example, the drums would make the foundation; the bass would make the structure; and everything else would be decorative.  The fact is...
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Natty Dread Album Review, November 1974

BLACK MUSIC NOVEMBER 1974 Bob Marley & The Wailers `Natty Dread` (Island ILPS 9281) Lively Up Yourself / No Woman No Cry / Belly Full (But We Hungry) / Rebel Music (Three O`Clock Road Block) / So Jah Seh/Natty Dread / Bend Down Low / Talkin Blues / Revolution:-...
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Bob Marley Interview 1978, Essex House

This interview with Bob was conducted at the Essex House in NYC by Basil Wilson in May 1978.  The interview was first published in Everybody’s Magazine in June/July 1978.  Give thanks to my friend Marco Virgona for sharing! http://futbolr.blogspot.com/2011/02/bob-marley-speaks-about-his-music.html
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