Tag Archives: Bob Marley

Bob Marley Interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal, November 1979


Originally posted on Midnight Raver:
I have a gem for you guys this week.  In November 1979, Bob Marley and the Wailers toured North America in support of the Survival album, an album with an outwardly militant theme that explored…

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Bob Marley – Perfect love and rest in peace


Originally posted on Midnight Raver:
Many who read this blog may already know this, but today is Bob’s birthday.  Marley was born at 2:30 am on February 6, 1945 to Ms. Cedella Booker (Marley) in St. Ann, Jamaica.  Marley would go…

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The (Her/Hi)Story of Reggae


The birth of a new music genre The story goes that the 1960s Ska music of Jamaica was too fast to dance to as one summer of 1966 was really hot. The music was slowed down and an extra beat … Continue reading

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Bob Marley – Redemption song / Jamaica / the World


To reggae lovers Bob Marley needs no introduction. He is the king of reggae. Here is a global version of his song redemption song (By Playing for Change) as well as a link to an acoustic version by Mr. Bob … Continue reading

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Music is life


… and life is music. It is side by side of  love the most important thing in my life. I often sit and actively listen to music, not just having it in the background. I reflect upon the lyrics, I … Continue reading

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