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Bob Marley and the Wailers
Bob Marley and the Wailers
by Roger Steffens
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For the first time ever, all the recordings made by Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, and Peter Tosh have been compiled into a definitive discography which details each track-singers, musicicans, engineers, producers, studios, master tape information, matrix... (read more)

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I & I the Natural Mystics Marley Tosh & Wailer
I & I the Natural Mystics Marley Tosh & Wailer
by Collin Grant
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The history of the original Wailers -- Tosh, Livingstone and Marley -- as never before told.   Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and Bob Marley, swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two... (read more)

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Wake the Town and Tell-PB
Wake the Town and Tell-PB
by Norman C Stolzoff
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Jamaican dancehall has long been one of the most vital and influential cultural and artistic forces within contemporary global music. Wake the Town and Tell the People presents, for the first time, a lively, nuanced, and comprehensive view of this... (read more)

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Marley and me :the real Bob Marley story
Marley and me :the real Bob Marley story
by Don Taylor
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Bob Marley may be the best known Jamaican in history. Taylor spent six years working with Marley, and during that time was Marley's first and only manager. This book tells of those who took advantage of this unpretentious and natural man, and of his... (read more)

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Catch a Fire :Bob Marley Definitive Edition
Catch a Fire :Bob Marley Definitive Edition
by Timothy White
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The definitive biography of Bob Marley, newly revised and expanded, with a comprehensive discography and bibliography. Over the past fifteen years Catch a Fire has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and has indisputedly established itself as the best... (read more)

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Dub in Babylon: The Emergence and Influence of Dub Reggae in Jamaica and Britain from King Tubby to Post-Punk (Studies in Popular Music)
Dub in Babylon: The Emergence and Influence of Dub Reggae in Jamaica and Britain from King Tubby to Post-Punk (Studies in Popular Music)
by Christopher Partridge
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Dub reggae and the techniques associated with it have, since the late-1980s, been used widely by producers of dance and ambient music. However, the term was originally applied to a remixing technique pioneered in Jamaica as far back as 1967. Recording... (read more)

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Remixology: Tracing the Dub Diaspora (Reverb)
Remixology: Tracing the Dub Diaspora (Reverb)
by Paul Sullivan
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Dub is the avant-garde verso of reggae, created by manipulating and reshaping recordings using studio strategies and techniques. While dub was one of the first forms of popular music to turn the idea of song inside out, it is far from being fully... (read more)

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Bob Marley
Bob Marley
by Dafydd Rees
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His name is synonymous with the indigenous Jamaican off-beat music of reggae, a local genre he took from his beloved island homeland to the world. The first reggae superstar, the dreadlocked, ganja-smoking Marley became a musical ambassador not only for... (read more)

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Dubwise: Reasoning from the Reggae Underground
Dubwise: Reasoning from the Reggae Underground
by Klive Walker
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Reggae's influence can be heard in the popular music of nations in a variety of continents. In Dubwise, Klive Walker takes a fresh look at Bob Marley's global impact, specifically his legacy in the Caribbean diaspora. While considering Marley's status as... (read more)

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Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley
Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley
by Christopher Farley
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The acclaimed and legendary Bob Marley was a musical prophet, famous for popularizing reggae music throughout the world. "Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley" finally looks beyond the myths to reveal the private side of a man few people ever really... (read more)

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Listen to Bob Marley: The Man, the Music, the Revolution
Listen to Bob Marley: The Man, the Music, the Revolution
by Bob Marley
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An inspiring collection of poems, meditations, and lyrics by one of the world’s most revered musical legends Bob Marley’s music defined a movement and forever changed a nation. Known worldwide for their message of peace and unity, Marley... (read more)

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Bob Marley and the Golden Age of Reggae
Bob Marley and the Golden Age of Reggae
by Kim Gottlieb-walker
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"’Reggae got soul,’ Toots Hibbert sang in one of his best-known songs, and Kim Gottlieb-Walker's remarkable photographs coax that soul out of shadow and light. Her images from Jamaica capture the rough environment that shaped and challenged... (read more)

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Bob Marley: The Stories Behind Every Song (Stories Behind the Songs)
Bob Marley: The Stories Behind Every Song (Stories Behind the Songs)
by Maureen Sheridan
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Reggae superstar Bob Marley died 30 years ago, and this Behind the Songs compilation pays tribute to his musical legacy. Written by Maureen Sheridan-a writer and editor for Billboard-it features specially conducted interviews with Rita Marley, all the... (read more)

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Steppin' Razor: The Life of Peter Tosh
Steppin' Razor: The Life of Peter Tosh
by John Masouri
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One of reggae's most extraordiinary stories, the life of Peter Tosh came to an end when he was brutally murdered in 1987.  Now revered second only to Bob Marley among reggae audiences worldwide, Tosh was awarded the Order of Merit as Jamaica... (read more)

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Wheels Out of Gear: 2 Tone, the Specials and a World in Flame
Wheels Out of Gear: 2 Tone, the Specials and a World in Flame
by Dave Thompson
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Originally published to great critical acclaim in 2004 by Helter Skelter Publishing, WHEELS OUT OF GEAR is a vivid exploration of the 2-Tone movement of the late 1970s and early '80s, set against the turbulent backdrop of Thatcher's Britain.Taking its... (read more)

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Sonic Experience: A Guide to Everyday Sounds
Sonic Experience: A Guide to Everyday Sounds
by Jean-François Augoyard and Henry Torgue
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Never before has the everyday soundtrack of urban space been so cacophonous. Since the 1970s, sound researchers have attempted to classify noise, music, and everyday sounds using concepts such as Pierre Shafer's sound object and R. Murray Schafer's... (read more)

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Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley
Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley
by Christopher Farley
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A look at the private life of the music legend, published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of his death.... (read more)

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The Book of Exodus: The Making and Meaning of Bob Marley and the Wailers' Album of the Century
The Book of Exodus: The Making and Meaning of Bob Marley and the Wailers' Album of the Century
by Vivien Goldman
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Follow the Sacred Journey to Create One of the Lasting Musical Masterpieces of Our Time Bob Marley is one of our most important and influential artists. Recorded in London after an assassination attempt on his life sent Marley into exile from Jamaica... (read more)

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Jimmy Cliff: An Unauthorized Biography
Jimmy Cliff: An Unauthorized Biography
by David Katz
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"James Chambers, later to become the renowned Jimmy Cliff, grew up in a poor Jamaican village without running water or electricity, but had the good fortune of being born to supportive parents. When it was time for him to move to Kingston, he was given a... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Reggae: The Golden Age of Roots Reggae
The Encyclopedia of Reggae: The Golden Age of Roots Reggae
by Mike Alleyne
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This heavily illustrated guide to reggae is a colorful, herbally endowed, and sunsplashed history of one of the world's most popular musical styles. Reggae was born in 1960s Jamaica, a potent mix of such indigenous genres as ska and rocksteady plus R&... (read more)

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