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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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Baked – A Story About Bob Marley’s Damaged Recordings

The following is an article from Sound On Sound magazine from September 2005.  It interests me because I collect Bob Marley and the Wailers media, including live recorded performances.  In the article, the author describes an encounter with Mrs. Rita Marley about the recovery of rare concert recordings from damaged audio...
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Bob Marley Interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal, November 1979

Mumia Abu Jamal interviewed Bob Marley for radio in Philadelphia, November 1979. In November 1979, Bob Marley and the Wailers toured North America in support of the Survival album, an album with an outwardly militant theme that explored issues such as black nationalism, repatriation, and Pan-African solidarity.  According...
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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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