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Book Review: Catch A Fire by Timothy White (Joe Jurgensen)

You asked for it, now Joe provides! #19 Bob Marley: Catch a Fire by Timothy White Title: Bob Marley Catch a Fire Author: Timothy White Publisher: Several but main ones are Henry Holt/Owl (U.S.) and Omnibus (UK) Year Published: 1983-Present… Continue Reading

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Death Postponed: Popularity saves Bob Marley’s best friend from execution

GUNS BLAZE, SEVERAL KILLED WHILE “SKILL” COLE SWEATS IN ETHIOPIA This is the 26th in a series on close encounters with death by Jamaicans, some of whom are prominent members of the society. ALLAN ‘Skill’ Cole jumped from the proverbial… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Dublin, 1980

So I recently discovered in the Irish Times this great review of Bob Marley ands the Wailers’ performance in Dalymount Park, Dublin, 1980. CLICK TO READ IN OUR DIGITAL DOCUMENT LIBRARY FOR MORE ON THIS PERFORMANCE, INCLUDING PHOTOS, CLICK HERE!

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Bob Marley: Zurich, Switzerland 1980 (Ueli Frey, Photographer)

This is the fourth in a series of posts put together by Fred “Reggaelover” P where he selects a photo to share, and the photographer describes the circumstances and context within which the photo was taken. Just a few lines about what… Continue Reading

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‘Bob Marley Live in Kingston 1970-71,’ or is it?

So here is one of those vexing things.  I’m in my local record store picking up a special order of classic vinyl cuts, and I see a CD that catches the eye:  ‘BOB MARLEY LIVE.’  It was cheap so I… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley: Live at Dalymount Park 1980 (Eddie Mallin, Photographer)

This is the third in a series of posts put together by Fred “Reggaelover” P where he selects a photo to share, and the photographer describes the circumstances and context within which the photo was taken. Fred’s selections this week are… Continue Reading