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Kim Gottlieb-Walker talks ‘Golden Age of Reggae’ with Midnight Raver

Midnight Raver recently spoke with legendary photographer and friend of the blog Kim Gottlieb-Walker, who was one of the very first professional photographers to photograph Bob Marley, The Wailers, and other reggae musicians on their home turf in Jamaica.  Her… Continue Reading

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Catch A Fire: Album Overview

I have included an absolute gem for you guys tonight.  My good friend Fred is a noteworthy archivist and collector with extensive knowledge about reggae, especially Bob Marley and the Wailers.  Please visit his website at: http://voiceofthesufferers.free.fr/ CLICK TO OPEN… Continue Reading

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CLASSIC TRACKS: Bob Marley & The Wailers: Burnin’

By Richard Buskin Bob Marley and the Wailers were the first Jamaican musicians to achieve world stardom. Tracked in Kingston and finished in London by Island engineers Phill Brown and Tony Platt, their breakthrough album was a truly international recording.… Continue Reading

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Who Feels It, Slays It: Bob Marley and the Wailers Live at the Lyceum 1975 (PART II)

This is Part II of a 2 part post about Bob Marley and the Wailers‘ performance at the Lyceum Ballroom on July 17th and 18th 1975. In this post I am sharing press clippings and additional media related to Bob Marley… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley and the Wailers “Concrete Jungle” (Unreleased Lazy Version)

This “Concrete Jungle” remix by The Upsetter is pure fire!  I was so impressed I had to share it. (Just to clarify, this is a fan remix, not a remix from the early seventies). [soundcloud url=”http://soundcloud.com/the-upsetter-1/bob-marley-the-wailers”] “Concrete Jungle” Unreleased Lazy… Continue Reading

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The Story of The Wailers “Burnin'” Album

In 1973 the Wailers were on the verge of breaking up, they released Burnin’, an album that would indeed feature the final Wailers performances of Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. Chris Blackwell and Rita Marley tell the story of Burnin’,… Continue Reading