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Marley Legend: An Illustrated Life of Bob Marley

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Published to coincide with the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death, Marley Legend celebrates the life and work of Bob Marley in an authorized and fully illustrated biography. In the same interactive format as the best-selling Lennon Legend, this innovative book features rare photographs and 20 removable facsimiles, including Marley's handwritten lyrics and concert memorabilia, even a private sketchbook. The package also includes a 50-minute spoken word CD featuring archival Marley interviews. Rock journalist James Henke relates the dramatic story of Marley's life, from his impoverished childhood in Jamaica's Trenchtown to his spiritual awakening through Rastafarianism, his multinational musical success, and his death from cancer at age 36. In addition to interviews with Marley's family and associates conducted especially for this book, Henke includes thoughts on favorite Marley songs from such diverse artists as U2's Bono, Sean Paul, Ben Harper, and Chrissie Hynde. Marley's message was one of love, peace, and equalityand in words and pictures, Marley Legend shows why Bob Marley is, as Entertainment Weekly recently called him, "still the world's biggest rock star."

Book News Annotation:

For fans and collectors, Henke, a music journalist who is now chief curator of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, provides an illustrated biography of singer Bob Marley in a boxed package that includes fold- out photos and inserted reproductions of album covers, ticket stubs, concert posters, handwritten lyrics, set lists, and other memorabilia. Also included is a CD featuring music clips and interviews with Marley. The book was compiled in cooperation with his family and integrates interviews with other musicians and people who knew him. There is no index.
Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

For fans and collectors, Henke, a music journalist who is now chief curator of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, provides an illustrated biography of singer Bob Marley in a boxed package that includes fold- out photos and inserted reproductions of album covers, ticket stubs, concert posters, handwritten lyrics, set lists, and other memorabilia. Also included is a CD featuring music clips and interviews with Marley. The book was compiled in cooperation with his family and integrates interviews with other musicians and people who knew him. There is no index. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of his death, "Marley Legend" celebrates the life and work of Bob Marley in an authorized and fully illustrated biography.

Synopsis:

This innovative book features rare photographs and 20 removable facsimiles, including Bob Marley's handwritten lyrics and concert memorabilia, even a private sketchbook. The package also includes a 50-minute spoken word CD featuring archival interviews. 100 color images.

About the Author

James Henke is chief curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. For 16 years he was a writer and editor at Rolling Stone magazine. He has written and edited several books on rock and roll, including Lennon Legend .

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811850360
Author:
Henke, James
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Henke
Subject:
General
Subject:
Jamaica
Subject:
Reggae musicians
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Marley, Bob
Subject:
Reggae musicians - Jamaica
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Subject:
Reggae
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.76x10.28x1.19 in. 2.82 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , Published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of his death, "Marley Legend" celebrates the life and work of Bob Marley in an authorized and fully illustrated biography.
"Synopsis" by , This innovative book features rare photographs and 20 removable facsimiles, including Bob Marley's handwritten lyrics and concert memorabilia, even a private sketchbook. The package also includes a 50-minute spoken word CD featuring archival interviews. 100 color images.
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