Topic Tag: Bob Marley

Music, Culture, People, Arts, Jamaica

Buju Banton: son of Bob

The two most important words in reggae — Bob Marley — will be on everyone’s lips this year. For those of us who were privileged to...

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Embark, Festivals and Events

Caribbean Datebook (January/February 2015)

Trinidad and Tobago Carnival top ten Trinidad and Tobago’s modern-day Carnival is different to that of yesteryear, although important...

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Embark, Sports, Festivals and Events

Caribbean Datebook (July/August 2014)

Barbados Hop to crop It’s Crop Over time again! That’s right: head over to the most easterly of the Caribbean islands this July and...

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Music, Culture, Arts, Jamaica

Nothing’s taboo for Tanya Stephens

Every few years, someone comes along on the music scene whom I can’t get enough of. The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Aretha; Bob Marley,...

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Culture, People, Jamaica

Bob Marley: Eating the Bread of Sorrow

The last time I had the chance to see Bob Marley live was 30 years ago. And – I’ve never stopped kicking myself for this – I blew it....

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Culture, People, Jamaica

Elian Attias: the man who fills Bob Marley’s shoes

The last time I’d seen the Wailers Band playing live had been in 1995, and it was at the unofficial world headquarters of reggae, 56 Hope...

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Reviews, Literature

Book reviews (January/February 2009)

The Wailers: a Family Man affair Books on Bob Marley are a dime a dozen, but here comes one with a difference. Wailin’ Blues: The Story...

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Reviews, Literature

Book reviews (November/December 2008)

Marcus Garvey: hero or hustler? “We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none...

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