Bob Marley
Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

Feel…Heartbeat, Feel: An Interview with the Director of 'Marley'
24 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

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.

Bob Marley: The Untold Story
7 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM

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.

//Reviews

To Fully Appreciate the Wailers, We Must Fully Appreciate What Formed Them: 'The Natural Mystics'
25 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

This biography of a band often feels more like the biography of a nation. That's not necessarily a bad thing.

//Blogs

Orange Popsicles and Lemonade: 20 Timeless Songs of Summer
9 Jul 2014 // 5:00 AM

Whether you're at the beach or just hanging out in the backyard, these timeless summer classics are sure to make the summer sun shine a little bit brighter.

Counterbalance No. 133a: Bob Marley and the Wailers' 'Catch a Fire'
2 Aug 2013 // 1:00 AM

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.

//News

Bob Marley's son alleges book twists his story
17 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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