Every Little Thing Gonna be Alright
The Bob Marley Reader
By (author) Hank Bordowitz
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Every Little Thing Gonna be Alright by Hank Bordowitz
Book DescriptionThroughout Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and America, Bob Marley represents far more than just the musician who translated spiritual and political beliefs into hypnotic, hard-hitting songs such as "Get Up, Stand Up," "No Woman, No Cry," and "Jammin'." Marley was born in rural Jamaica and reared in the mean streets of Kingston's Trenchtown; his ascent to worldwide acclaim, first with The Wailers--Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingstone--and later as a solo artist, is a riveting story of the spiritual awakening of a uniquely talented individual.Now, for the first time, a symphony of voices has joined together to offer perspective on one of this century's most compelling figures. Dealing with Bob Marley as a man and myth, from his "rude boy" teens to international fame and his tragic death at the age of thirty-six, Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright then explores the larger picture, examining Marley as the spokesman for Jamaica's homegrown religion of Rastafarianism, as a flash point for the pressure cooker of Jamaican politics, and his unique status as the first pop musical superstar of the so-called "Third World."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306813405
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 26-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Hank Bordowitz
Hank Bordowitz is the author of the critically acclaimed Bad Moon Rising: The Unauthorized History of Creedence Clearwater Revival and editor of The U2 Reader: A Quarter Century of Commentary, Criticism, and Reviews. He lives in the exurbs of New York City.
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