Bob Marley, My Son

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This book traces the unique history of Bob Marley and his contribution to popular music from his mother's perspective, a singer on her own right. It begins with her shock at hearing about her son's illness and then goes on to recount his fight for survival together with his music, and tumultuous life.

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User Review  - nluvwithx - LibraryThing

interesting history into the life of a Man who graced our land with so much powerfully uplifting music. I like reggae music. we knew the music now we know that man behind the music. Most great music tells the story of hardship and struggle. LONG LIVE BOB MARLEY! Read full review

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I love reggae and I grew up listening to Bob Marley. This biography sheds a lot of light on his upbringing and life and death. Sad story but also inspiring. Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Cedella Marley-Booker, mother of the famous Raastafarian Reggae musician is an established performer and composer in her own right. Born in 1926 in the rural Jamaican parish of St Ann, Mother Booker recorded her first Album, Redemption Songs in 1975, which was re-released in the United States in 1990. Anthony C. Winkler is a Jamaican novelist. The second of his three novels, The Lunatic, was made into a movie by Island films in 1991. His latest work is an autobiographical analysis of post-colonial Jamaican society, Going Home to Teach (1995).

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