Aston "Family Man" Barrett

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    June 27, 2014

    Bob Marley: The Story of Selling Reggae's Biggest Star to "the White World"

    By Chris Kornelis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least 11 children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Tonight! The Original Wailers Bring Reggae Pioneers to Revolution

    ​Wailers fans face a similar dilemma that devotees of Asia, L.A. Guns, the Platters and other groups touring (and squabbling) under the same name face. There are currently two bands touring as the Wailers. The first is the Wailers Band, which was formed by Bob Marley as his backing band after the ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    December 18, 2003

    Tub's Dubs

    A reissue of two classic albums exposes King Tubby as a master postmodernist

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    April 10, 2003

    Chin Music

    How one little record shop climbed to the top of the reggae world

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    October 8, 1998