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Bob Marley: Change Is Gonna Come

I present to you a brilliant article written by Andy Gill and published in the Mojo August 2002 edition.  The article describes the period from 1966-1973, when Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer penned many of the songs that would later catapult Bob Marley into super stardom. ...
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Beyond Flat Out With Bob Marley: Boston 1978

Bootleg Audio and Concert Reviews Dropping in briefly to share a piece of Wailers history with everyone.  Bob Marley and the Wailers toured the U.S. in May and June of 1978, primarily playing mid-sized venues like music and orchestra halls.  The band is coming off their now-historic performance...
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Rare! Bob Marley in Berlin

So I received this short video today and I thought I would share it with everyone because I have never seen it before. It appears to be an excerpt from a 1978 German documentary called Auf Den Spuren Des Reggae (On The Trail Of Reggae). The video footage...
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Ghost on Wax: Bob Andy’s Incomparable Song Book

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© Imani Collings Bob Andy.  Ever heard of him? I didn’t think so.  How about Dennis Brown? Barrington Levy? Freddie McGregor? Gregory Isaacs? I-Roy? J.C. Lodge? Ken Boothe? Marcia Griffiths? Luciano? Maxi Priest? Mighty Diamonds? Sanchez? Sluggy Ranks? The Specials? Wayne Wonder? UB40? Now we’re talking, right?  These are, without...
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Bob Marley Upstages The Commodores

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The purpose of the blog is to add to the archive of legendary roots reggae artists by profiling shows, interviews, writings, appearances, and the like. This week, we find Bob Marley and the Wailers on the North American leg of their 1980 tour.  It is September 1980, and they are...
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Bob Marley: In The Studio With The Wailers

Over the next few months, I will be sharing some archived news and magazine articles written about Bob Marley and the Wailers.  These include interviews, profiles, concert reviews, album reviews, and commentary pieces.  The vast majority of these articles are out of print and very hard to find in...
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On the Tokyo Trail of Bob Marley & the Wailers

Please read the story of Bob Marley and the Wailers‘ tour through Japan in April 1979.  The post is written by my friend Martijn Huisman. On the Tokyo Trail of Bob Marley & the Wailers. © Mitsuhiro Sugawara Bob Marley and the Wailers, Shibuya Public Hall, April 7,...
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