Bob Marley

Listening Tree Video (LT) January 25, 2022 WHEN BOB MARLEY CAME TO BRITAIN

Including Bob Marley’s visit to Southampton featuring Don John, Mykaell Riley, and Melton Geddes, Brinsley Forde & Don Letts

Listening Tree Video (LT) January 25, 2022 BOB MARLEY BEING INTERVIEWED RE THE “SURVIVAL” ALBUM (1979)

To see his hurt is their greatest ambition, yeah!
But we will survive in this world of competition
‘Cause no matter what they do
Natty keep on comin’ through
And no matter what they say
Natty di deh every day, yeah!

Encyclopaedia Africana J March 6, 2021 JIMMY CLIFF

“I’d rather be a free man in my grave than living as a puppet or a slave.”

Listening Tree Poetry (LT) September 27, 2020 REDEMPTION SONG by BOB MARLEY

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery
None but ourselves can free our minds

C Encyclopaedia Africana September 22, 2020 CAPLETON

The hottest element to rise us in the morning is the sun. The water cleanse, but it’s still the support from the fire that burn the water, burn out of the bacteria so the water coulda heal we fi cleanse.

B Encyclopaedia Africana September 18, 2020 BUJU BANTON

Listen to me! The world is changing and unfortunately things are not going to be the same. And we do not want it to be the same! Because it was not right the way it was.

Encyclopaedia Africana G September 17, 2020 GARNETT SILK

“He lives on and we all in the music industry need to do more to make the younger generation know about the amazing works of Garnet Silk, his music…”

Encyclopaedia Africana J September 12, 2020 JACOB “KILLER” MILLER

Known for his signature vibrato style, later influencing singers such as Dennis Brown and George Nooks, Jacob Miller left behind hits including Tenement Yard, Tired Fe Lick Weed In a Bush and Everything Great.

Encyclopaedia Africana P September 11, 2020 PETER TOSH

“Don’t care where you come from/As long as you’re a black man, you’re an African.”

Media (RH) Resources Hub September 3, 2020 Alex Pascall: the broadcaster who gave a voice to black Britain – and is now taking on the BBC

he morning after that historic meeting between Bob Marley and the Mighty Sparrow, Pascall, still on a high, bounded into the office. “Where’s the tape recording of last night?” he asked. No one knew. Pascall searched the office and eventually found it. It had been put in the bin.

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