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New RASTAFARI book essential reading for all…

I’m currently reading RASTAFARI, which is the companion book to the exhibit Rastafari at the Institute of Jamaica.  I was introduced to the exhibit while it was in residence here in Washington, DC at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.  The… Continue Reading

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“Not I, but the Most High in I”

READ JOE’S RECENT INTERVIEW WITH BARBARA MAKEDA BLAKE HANNAH, AUTHOR OF ‘JOSEPH A RASTA REGGAE FABLE.’   One of my favorite books is ‘Joseph A Rasta Reggae Fable’ by Barbara Makeda Blake Hannah. The third edition of the book has just been published and… Continue Reading

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Andrew Tosh: Live in Salvador-Bahia, Brasil, 2003

  Here are two selections from Andrew Tosh’s show in Salvador-Bahia, Brazil on May 25, 2003.  I have never seen or heard this show before, so I assume it does not circulate widely in the U.S.  Lucky for me my… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley: Music Myth & The Rasta by Henderson Dalrymple

  Bob Marley: Music Myth & The Rasta by Henderson Dalrymple   Bob Marley Music Myth & The Rasta by Henderson Dalrymple 1976 77 Pages ISBN: None Size: 8.25″ x 5.75″   ADDITIONAL EDITIONS: 1977 Trinkot Verlag, Germany; 1993 Raymond… Continue Reading

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Dennis Brown “Oh What A Day” 12″ Vinyl Rip (DEB Music)

So I made this video after ripping my favorite Dennis Brown 12″ of “Oh What A Day.”  Brutal track from the “Crown Prince of Reggae.“ “Oh What A Day” 12″ Vinyl Dennis Brown DOWNLOAD

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Midnight Dread

I am pleased to announce that the Midnight Raver Blog has teamed with DJ and noted reggae historian and archivist Doug Wendt AKA “Midnight Dread” to share select items from his vast archive which actually predate the Rastafari and reggae… Continue Reading

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Rita Marley: The Story Of The Rasta Woman

IN the genesis of the Rastafari movement, the profile of the Rasta woman was in general very low-keyed. But because it is indeed a cultural movement, today’s Rasta woman has grown in visibility and status. Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-story-of-the-Rasta-woman_10997495#ixzz1paw2QfNS  

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Alex Marley: Blood of a Lion

Marley.  The mere mention of the name conjures images of roots, rasta, music, peace, love, oneness, livity, dread…I could go on.  Bloodline of a lion.  A pride of lions and lionesses who now carry the legacy of a man, some… Continue Reading