Bob Marley and the Wailers: the ultimate illustrated history

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Voyageur Press,
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2017.
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English
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Illustrated with photos and memorabilia from all phases of their journey, Bob Marley and the Wailers illuminates the lives and times of the man and his collaborators. Well over three decades after Marley’s death, he and his bandmates remain the most famous reggae artists of all time. Indeed, the Wailers are one of the most famous bands of all time, period. Their evolution from early-60s Jamaican ska act to international superstars was not just improbable, but unprecedented for an act from a third-world nation.The entire, incredible journey of Marley and the Wailers is covered in this visual history. You will see the crucial role they played in establishing reggae as a globally popular form of music, and the influence that the Rastafari movement had on their lives and sound. Plus, how Marley's socially conscious lyrics and actions made him a universal symbol of pride and justice. This tribute takes you through the entire story, right up to Marley's untimely death in 1981, and his enduring legacy beyond.
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subject_facet Marley, Bob, Marley, Bob -- Portraits, Reggae musicians -- Jamaica -- Biography, Wailers (Reggae group), Wailers (Reggae group) -- Pictorial works
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title_full Bob Marley and the Wailers : the ultimate illustrated history / Richie Unterberger, with Garth Cartwright, Pat Gilbert, Gillian G. Gaar, Dave Hunter, Harvey Kubernik, and Chris Salewicz
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