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Bob Marley Interview, Swing Magazine, Jamaica, July/August 1975

As we continue highlighting Bob Marley during the 70th anniversary of his birth on February 6, 1975 here is a fascinating interview with Marley in Jamaica.  Published in the July/August 1975 issue of Jamaica’s SWING MAGAZINE.  Reposted from 2012. http://issuu.com/marleyarchives/docs/swing_14_july_aug_1975_bob_marley_0?e=4111797/11327340… Continue Reading

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Freddie McGregor: Riddim So Nice

Freddie McGregor is a once in a generation talent.  Aside from his brilliant work at Studio One as a singer and master drummer, he has arranged and produced some extraordinary records.  When you think about Freddie’s greatest albums, BOBBY BOBYLON… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley and the Wailers Natty Dread Demos

Here is an interesting listen to the recording of a reggae masterpiece. Included here are several demo tracks from the Natty Dread sessions.  The set starts out with the Wailers’ Lee Jaffe laying down his signature harmonica sounds for “3… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley, Wailers play reggae festival in San Francisco 1975 plus

“BOB MARLEY’S COLD RAILS TO HELL” Here we have 2 articles that appeared in the July 19, 1975 issue of Melody Maker.  The first describes a handful of reggae superstars descending on San Francisco, CA for a reggae festival.  The… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley: One Love Peace Concert 1978 (Re-Up!)

Here we have a rarely circulated article and interview with Bob Marley published in Gig magazine, Vol. 4, 1978.  The interview and article focus primarily on Marley’s now-historic performance at the One Love Peace Concert – an out-of-body/out-of-mind performance that… Continue Reading

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Rare Live Dub Session with Aston “Familyman” Barrett (2004)

Included here is a live dub session by Familyman featuring many of the hits that he co-wrote with Bob Marley.  Really nice sound on this one… (Photos courtesy of Lee Jaffe) ASTON “FAMILYMAN” BARRETT LIVE DUB SESSION, 2004 TRACKLIST: 1. Aston… Continue Reading

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