Artist and photographer Howard MooYoung is making available for the first time ever his iconic Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer drawings along with his historic photographs of Bob Marley’s legendary performance at the One Love Peace Concert in… Continue Reading
Today we share with you from our press archives Chris Salewicz’s groundbreaking definitive feature on the Jamaican music scene, Jamaica: The Young Lion Roars, which was published in the May 27, 1978 issue of New Musical Express.
Arise Black Man: The Peter Tosh Story was originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 FM November 23, 2010. Peter Tosh found international fame alongside Bob Marley as a member of The Wailers. As a solo artist he released several landmark… Continue Reading
Bob Marley is “a black Bob Dylan without a motorcycle accident” proclaims journalist IDRIS WALTERS in this editorial published in the May 24, 1975 issue of SOUNDS in which THE WAILERS’ NATTY DREAD is compared to THE BEATLES’ SGT. PEPPERS… Continue Reading
Our good friend Cedella Marley has been appointed ambassador for the Jamaican National Women’s Football Program. Football was such an integral part of her father’s life. If Bob was not rehearsing, recording, or performing, he was playing football. As Marley… Continue Reading
Here are several photos of the late, great Dennis Emmanuel Brown. Anyone who knows me knows that I am a DEB fan through and through. His talent, his discography is one of a kind. So prolific.
Our good friend Dermot Hussey, who hosts his bi-weekly RIFFIN’ webcast and archives here at MIDNIGHT RAVER, interviewed his friend Bob Marley for the first time in 1974. While the interview has been labeled 1975 ever since I’ve had a… Continue Reading
1. The Heptones hit single “Fatty, Fatty,” while banned in Jamaica, became a huge hit in England. However, since Ken Boothe was Studio One’s “golden child,” Coxsone issued the UK 7″ under his name. The British fans never knew it… Continue Reading
Freddie McGregor is one of my favorite vocalists ever. Though I’m not a huge fan of the stuff he did with RAS, his work at Studio One and with the High Times label is most impressive. True reggae roots at… Continue Reading
Here is a great special feature about Jamaica and Rasta which includes interviews with Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer.