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Bob Marley The Untold Story

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ISBN-10: 0865479992

ISBN-13: 9780865479999

Edition: 2010

Authors: Chris Salewicz

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What was it about Bob Marley that made him so popular in a world dominated by rock 'n' roll? How is it that he not only has remained the single most successful reggae artist ever but also has become a shining beacon of radicalism and peace to generation after generation of fans across the globe? Chris Salewicz interviewed Marley in Jamaica in 1979. In this thorough and detailed account of Marley's life and the world in which he grew up and came to dominate, Salewicz brings to life not only the Rastafari religion and the musical scene in Jamaica but also the spirit of the man himself. Interviews with dozens of people who knew Marley and have never spoken about him before are woven through…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/8/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

CHRIS SALEWICZ has been writing on popular culture for more than 20 years. He wroteBob Marley: Songs of Freedom. Salewicz edited the booklet contained in the 4-CD box setTougher Than Tough: The Story Of Jamaican Music, and co-wrote the script for the 1999 movieThird World Cop, which broke Jamaican box office records. CHRIS MURRAY is the founder and director of Govinda Gallery in Washington, D.C. For over 30 years, Murray has organized more than 200 exhibitions of many of the nation's leading artists. He has been involved inSHOTS: An American Photographer's Journal, 1967-1972by David Fenton,Elvis at 21: New York to Memphisby Al Wertheimer, andDays of Hope and Dreams: An Intimate Portrait of…    

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