Jacob Miller Dead at 27 (1980)

While pursuing a prolific solo career, Jacob Miller became the lead singer for reggae group Inner Circle with whom he recorded until his death in a car accident at the age of 27. As a youth in Kingston, Miller began spending time… Continue Reading


Bob Andy on “Reggae Central,” KPFK FM Los Angeles, CA July 8, 2012

On July 8, 2012 my good friend and legendary Jamaican singer Bob Andy was featured on “Reggae Central,” a reggae show broadcast from KPFK_FM in Los Angeles, CA.  Bob was in Los Angeles to play Ziggy Marley’s Legends of Reggae… Continue Reading


Ghost on Wax: Bob Andy’s Incomparable Song Book

© Imani Collings Bob Andy.  Ever heard of him? I didn’t think so.  How about Dennis Brown? Barrington Levy? Freddie McGregor? Gregory Isaacs? I-Roy? J.C. Lodge? Ken Boothe? Marcia Griffiths? Luciano? Maxi Priest? Mighty Diamonds? Sanchez? Sluggy Ranks? The Specials? Wayne Wonder?… Continue Reading