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Thirty four days of Alpha Boys School

On the occasion of the anniversary of Alpha Cottage in Jamaica. Wake the world and tell the people! On May 1, 1880, the doors of Alpha Cottage opened and the first children in need of a safe place to live became the first residents along with the founder,...
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The Howard Moo Young Bob Marley Collection

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 Kingston, JA on April 22, 1978. “After 35...
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Arise Black Man: The Peter Tosh Story

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 reggae albums and even recorded with the Rolling...
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Dermot Hussey interviews Bob Marley (1974)

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 copy of it, Hussey notes that it was...
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Five things you did not know about The Heptones

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 was The Heptones’ song. 2. An accomplished guitar...
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