Tuesday, April 24 2012
The danger with any work on Bob Marley is that it can so quickly slip into just so much spiritual hoo hah; but in a way, it almost has to, or it’s not giving the story it’s fair due.
Thursday, July 7 2011
Bob Marley’s story is that of an archetype, which is why it continues to have such a powerful and ever-growing resonance: it embodies, among other themes, political repression, metaphysical and artistic insights, gangland warfare, and various periods in a mystical wilderness.
Thursday, May 12 2011
On the 30th anniversary of his death, has Bob Marley's activist legacy been overshadowed by a manufactured Legend?
Tuesday, May 10 2011
In this revealing and open interview, Cedella Marley discusses her father's legacy, the planned bootleg series ahead, and what's currently missing in the current state of reggae music ...
Tuesday, October 25 2011
This biography of a band often feels more like the biography of a nation. That's not necessarily a bad thing.
Monday, September 9 2002
Monday, November 12 2001
Friday, August 2 2013
Quench me when I'm thirsty. Come on and cool me down, baby, when I'm hot. Your recipe is so tasty, when you show and stir your pot. Cooking up the 133rd most acclaimed album of all time in this week's Counterbalance.
Friday, February 22 2013
You lively up yourself and don't be no drag. You lively up yourself, 'cause this is the other bag -- the 117th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time. Bob Marley makes his first Counterbalance appearance with his 1974 breakthrough.
Tuesday, January 25 2011
Bob Marley & The Wailers' last ever concert occurred in Pittsburgh on 23 September 1980 and next week Universal is releasing the deluxe two-CD set documenting the historic show.
Wednesday, February 17 2010
MIAMI — A son of Bob Marley has written his memoir, an arresting narrative about life as the exiled child of a musical and social icon.