Of Myth and Man: The Legacy of Bob Marley

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Of Myth and Man: The Legacy of Bob Marley

Postby David Cupples » Fri Sep 20, 2013 6:30 pm

My essay on Bob and in particular the West's unwillingness to recognize his greatness. Published in Pambazuka News: Pan-African Voices for Freedom and Justice. If you appreciate the essay plz take a moment to use the "Share" button at top to pass the word, thnx. http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/84193
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Re: Of Myth and Man: The Legacy of Bob Marley

Postby Ranking Glasses » Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:12 pm

All most everyone I meet in the UK and elsewhere and tell them I'm into reggae say: "Bob Marley". They may not all recognise his political, religious or power for social change but they certainly recognise him, his music and know he was from JA. Pretty amazing when you think he died over 30 years ago! The film "Legend" went some way to put his legacy into context and his children have taken the baton and are running with it. Ziggy and Julian had more commercial success in the States than Bob and they make no secret of who their father was.
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