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UPRISING going ‘Black To I Roots’

RASHAUN ‘Kush’ McAnuff came of age in the 1990s, an era usually considered the golden age of dancehall. However, he has always been drawn to classic roots-reggae. McAnuff is drummer/lead singer of the Uprising Roots band, which is preparing to release its second album, Black to I Roots,...
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Bob Marley: Better Off Dread

As we continue to share with you articles documenting the life of Bob Marley, I am pleased to report that I finally got my hands on a near-mint copy of the Smash Hits issue which was published on August 7, 1980. The interview occurs just one month prior to The...
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Very rare Marley demo leaked

Included is a very rare demo, probably recorded around 1978 with Lee “Scratch” Perry’s involvement.  Only a handfull of  collectors own this tape, however, it was leaked this morning.  Many thanks to whoever leaked it. Here is an excerpt from Stephen Davis’ biography on Bob Marley: Many thanks to...
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Marley’s return to UK: Summer 1980

Today I’m sharing a couple of press clippings shared by the Midnight Raver Blog’s own Joe Jurgensen.  They discuss Bob Marley and the Wailers’ return to the UK in the summer of 1980.  For those who missed it, I have also included a link to an older post...
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Robberies, Violence During Rastaman Vibration Tour

It is early spring 1977 in London.  Bob Marley recently arrived from Jamaica, fleeing for his life after an assassination attempt at his home in December 1976.  He is also there to finalize Exodus, the album that will break The Wailers internationally. He is also planning to tour...
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