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Bob Marley Conquers Boston – Amandla 1979

  The Amandla Festival of Unity was a world music festival held at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 21, 1979. The festival was held in an effort to support and celebrate the liberation of South Africa and the on-going efforts of people in Boston to address racism in their families,...
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Bob Marley, Lyceum, 1975

Here are four great photos that appeared in the July 26, 1975 issue of Melody Maker.  The photos, taken by photographer Robert Ellis, depict Marley onstage at London’s Lyceum.  
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Inity Weekly interviews “Bambataa” Marley

Our good friends at Inity Weekly just posted an “Innerview” with son of Ziggy Marley, Daniel “Bambaata” Marley, who has been blowing up the live scene lately.  We have been sharing content with Inity Weekly since we launched and they never fail to impress with in-depth innerviews and...
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Ghetto Youth’s Labor Day Weekend

As reported by www.thepier.org, Ghetto Youths International, the Marley owned label, is headed up the East Coast for a Labor Day weekend mini tour. This power packed line up includes, Wayne Marshall, Jo Mersa, Christopher Ellis, Black-Am-I, Julian Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and Stephen “Ragga” Marley. The...
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U Brown “Keep On Skanking” (Jaguar)

Here is an interesting 7″ from my collection.  U Brown toasting over Bob Marley’s “Easy Skanking.”  He’s actually toasting over Johnny Clarke’s rendition of the Marley tune.  Clarke recorded an entire album of tribute tunes to Marley. Definitely one you don’t hear very often. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/101496418″ params=”” width=”...
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I and I Bob Marley (Joe’s Marley Books)

If you’ve ever seen a copy of my book ‘Bob Marley The Complete Annotated Bibliography’, you’ll notice that I include a chapter on illustration books. Fortunately, in the world of Bob Marley books there are enough illustration books to fill a entire chapter.  Many are done in a comic...
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“So Much Trouble In The World” (Diament Remaster)

I’m kicking off my weekend with my favorite Bob Marley tune “So Much Trouble In The World.”  This track from the ‘Survival’ album was remastered by audio engineer Barry Diament and is, in my opinion, the very best version available.  Seems like a very simple song on the...
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