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Bob waits in vain for D Brown

(repost from the Jamaica Observer) SEPTEMBER 1980 was a busy month for reggae superstar Bob Marley. He was in the midst of his United States tour to promote the album Uprising, driven by its lead single Could You Be Loved. He was also booked to open for The Commodores at Madison Square Garden but had one special wish…to surprise his favourite singer Dennis Brown with a guest appearance at a…

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REGGAE BLOODLINES: IN SEARCH OF THE MUSIC AND CULTURE OF JAMAICA

Peter Simon’s retrospective photo exhibit Reggae Bloodlines ‘Lens of A Generation’ will debut tonight at 7pm at Puls8 night club in Kingston, Jamaica. Simon’s installation of powerful portraits of Jamaican culture from the early 1970s to present day include prominent reggae artists of each respective era. Plans for additional exhibits in the United States are underway in New York City, NY and Martha’s Vineyard, MA. The opening coincides with a…

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