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How a Director Found the Right Man to Play Reggae Legend Bob Marley

Marley, the world premiere musical about Bob Marley, found its Bob in an audition clip for the television show “The Voice of Holland,” said writer and director Kwame Kwei-Armah, who cast Mitchell Brunings in the role. The musical, which will… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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Roger Steffens “”I think it would be a travesty if Snoop wins…”

“While I see Roger’s point here, and agree with his sentiment, it doesn’t really matter in my humble opinion.  The Reggae Grammy is a joke.  The judges on the Grammy committee seem to know very little to absolutely nothing about… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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DANIEL BAMBAATA MARLEY ANNOUNCES 2013 SUMMER FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE DATES

The second generation offspring of Reggae Legend Bob Marley to perform Reggae In The Desert in Las Vegas, Utah Reggae Festival in Salt Lake City and Reggae On The Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado For Immediate Release–Los Angeles,… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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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. … Continue Reading