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Bob Marley interview, St. Maarten, March 1980

It is 21 March 1980 and Bob Marley, Jacob Miller, Junior Marvin, and Chris Blackwell are on the island of St. Maarten after spending some time in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.  Marley, Miller, and Marvin are interviewed by journalist Elton Jones.  It is Marley at his most controversial as...
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Jacob Miller Dead at 27 (1980)

While pursuing a prolific solo career, Jacob Miller became the lead singer for reggae group Inner Circle with whom he recorded until his death in a car accident at the age of 27. As a youth in Kingston, Miller began spending time at popular studios including Clement Dodd’s Studio One....
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The Wailers Play Matrix, San Francisco 1973

It’s April 1973 and The Wailers have just released their debut album Catch A Fire for Chris Blackwell’s fledgling Island label.  They immediately depart for the UK and US to play shows in support of the new album. Jump to October 1973 and we find the Wailers in...
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Tosh, Wailer, Toots given high honors amid Jamaica 50 celebrations

Some 123 Jamaicans have been selected for national honours. According to the Chancery of the Orders of the Societies of Honour, the appointment of persons to the Orders of Societies of Honour took effect from yesterday, Independence Day. The 123 persons have been conferred with prestigious honours for their contributions in...
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