Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius
A captivating and suitably in-depth analysis of Bob's poetry, this book acknowledges his word's fierce intellectualness alongside their spirit and spirituality, thus at last allowing them to be afforded the same academic-type respect more usually confined to the likes of Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Lou Reed. Bob Marley influenced generations of musicians and writers throughout the Western hemisphere. He was a performer who held true to his religious and cultural heritage,yet is still awarded the status of world rock star. Written by award-winning poet Kwame Dawes, this work explores the artistry of Marley through his lyrics, featuring interviews with key people and musicians who knew Marley.
Catch A Fire And Burnin
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