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Description - Wailing Blues by John Masouri

The story of The Wailers is a litany of betrayal and greed that's rarely been reported elsewhere. Written in collaboration with Family Man and other surviving members, "The Wailers' Story" reveals the truth behind the Marley legacy. The Wailers played with Bob Marley on all of his hit singles and albums - records that have sold an estimated 250 million copies worldwide, and established Marley himself as a cultural and musical icon. This book traces the early lives of the Barrett brothers before they joined Marley in the '60s and discusses how reggae artists like Lee 'Scratch' Perry influenced the band. It includes insider accounts of the assassination attempt on Marley's life and his exile in London. It examines how hits like 'Exodus', 'Waiting In Vain', 'No Woman No Cry', and 'I Shot The Sheriff' were made - songs that have helped change the face of popular music.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846096891
ISBN-10: 1846096898
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 51mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Omnibus Press
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Masouri

An experienced writer on music of black origin, John Masouri is a contributor to Echoes (formerly Black Echoes) since 1990 and his work has also appeared in Mojo, Music Week, The Guardian and New Musical Express. He is the co-author of the Guinness Book of Reggae and the Virgin Encyclopedia of Reggae, and has contributed to several radio and TV programmes about Jamaican music.

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