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Natty Dread Makes History: One Love Peace Concert, 1978 Part II

It’s January 1978 and Jamaica’s political parties The Jamaica Labor Party (JLP) headed by Edward Seaga, and Michael Manley‘s People’s National Party (PNP) are engaged in a bloody political civil war. Upon his election as Prime Minister of Jamaica in 1972, Michael… Continue Reading

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The Mighty Diamonds: ‘Sweet Reggae Music’ at the One Love Peace Concert

Over the next few weeks I will be sharing various performances from the historic One Love Peace Concert which took place on April 22, 1978.  Give thanks to my good friend Dubwise Garage for coming through with the audio. Today… Continue Reading

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Can’t Fight The Youth: Bob Marley’s Early Years

Many who read this blog may already know this, but today is Bob’s birthday.  Marley was born at 2:30 am on February 6, 1945 to Ms. Cedella Booker (Marley) in St. Ann, Jamaica.  Marley would go on to become the most… Continue Reading