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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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John Holt – (reggae portrait) / Jamaica


Time for some serious reggae legend. John Holt is  one of the classics from Jamaica. Holt’s style, notably slower and more romantic than most of his contemporaries, is a recognisable forerunner of the lovers rock sub-genre. If you have read my reggae her/history post you … Continue reading

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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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