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Who? Bob Marley

Title: Who? Bob Marley Author: Hannah; Illustrator: White Whale Publisher: Dasan Books Year: June 15, 2012 Pages: 194 ISBN: 9788963707570   Keeping with the children’s book theme, here is a pretty cool book I just picked up. It will for… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley Interview, Music Pulse, July 1980

Here is a rarely circulated piece by Michel Billot based on Headley Gritter’s interview with Bob Marley.  The piece appeared in the July 1980 issue of Music Pulse. http://issuu.com/marleyarchives/docs/bob_marley_music_pulse_1980  

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Toshi Reagon “Sun Is Shining” acoustic vibes

I am writing up my review of the Legacy of Bob Marley concert at the Kennedy Center last night.  I must post this in the meantime though.  This performance of Bob Marley’s “Sun Is Shining” by Toshi Reagon brought the… Continue Reading

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The Wailers Live at Sundown, Edmonton, June 3, 1973

Here is a great review of The Wailers performance at Sundown, Edmonton, June 3, 1973, a performance that was broadcast on the BBC.  The review was published in Melody Maker on June 9, 1973. Slave Driver/Get Up, Stand Up Get… Continue Reading

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DANIEL BAMBAATA MARLEY ANNOUNCES 2013 SUMMER FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE DATES

The second generation offspring of Reggae Legend Bob Marley to perform Reggae In The Desert in Las Vegas, Utah Reggae Festival in Salt Lake City and Reggae On The Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado For Immediate Release–Los Angeles,… Continue Reading

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MIDNIGHT RAVER’S Album Pick of the Week!

YELLOWMAN: YOUNG, GIFTED, AND YELLOW (17 NORTH PARADE) First off, maximum respect to 17 North Parade and VP Records for placing a priority on releasing anthologies from those roots artists we love.  Their recent compilations, including Gregory Isaacs, and Dennis… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley & the Wailers, Rehearsal, Tuff Gong Studios, 1980 (Re-Up!)

I just re-upped this great rehearsal tape so make sure to grab it while you can!  Bob Marley and the Wailers rehearsal at Tuff Gong studios, May 1, 1980. The video footage from this rehearsal was recorded by our good… Continue Reading

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MIDNITE RAVER’S Picks so Far-I for 2013

If you are looking for some new roots, rock, reggae to vibe on, here are 5 new albums that I can recommend to my readers without reservation: 1. KAYA (Deluxe Edition) by Bob Marley and the Wailers (Tuff Gong) 2.… Continue Reading

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I and I Bob Marley (Joe’s Marley Books)

If you’ve ever seen a copy of my book ‘Bob Marley The Complete Annotated Bibliography’, you’ll notice that I include a chapter on illustration books. Fortunately, in the world of Bob Marley books there are enough illustration books to fill a… Continue Reading